NEWARK, Del. -- Andrew Pierce ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns for Delaware in a 24-17 win over Rhode Island in Colonial Athletic Association play on Saturday.
The Fightin' Blue Hens (7-0, 4-0) grabbed the lead after a 15-yard touchdown run from Pierce on their first possession of the game and a 27-yard fumble return for a touchdown by Paul Worrilow on the ensuing Rhode Island drive.
Mike Perry kicked a 29-yard field early in the second quarter to extend Delaware's lead to 17-0.
The only points of the second half came on a 36-yard field goal by Rhode Island kicker Louis Feinstein.
The 7-0 start by Delaware is the school's best since its 2003 Division I-AA national championship season.
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