Scores

Final

Hofstra 38

(5-3, 3-2 away)

Rhode Island 24

(4-5, 2-2 home)

12:00 PM ET, October 29, 2005

Meade Stadium, Kingston, RI

1 2 3 4 T
HOF 0 10 21 738
URI 3 0 7 1424

Top Performers

Passing: A. Clarkson (HOF) - 415 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: J. Casey (URI) - 28 CAR, 170 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Ellis (HOF) - 11 REC, 138 YDS

Hofstra 38, Rhode Island 24

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) -- Anton Clarkson passed for 415 yards and ran for a touchdown as Hofstra beat Rhode Island 38-24 on Saturday.

Clarkson completed 29 of 36 passes for Hofstra (5-3, 3-2 A10). Devale Ellis caught 11 passes for 138 yards and wideout Charles Sullivan added 116 yards on five receptions.

After Hofstra fumbled on the opening kickoff, Rhode Island (4-5, 2-4) scored first on Brian Giannecchini's 35-yard field goal, making the score 3-0.

The Pride drew even at 3-3 with 9:45 remaining in the first half with Rob Zarrilli's 18-yard field goal.

Kareem Huggins, who scored twice and ran for 91 yards, put Hofstra ahead 10-3 with 1:48 left in the first half with a 12-yard rush, capping Hofstra's 11-play, 79-yard drive. Hofstra kept the 10-3 lead at halftime.

Clarkson's 3-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter put Hofstra ahead 31-10.

Joe Casey carried 28 times for 170 yards for Rhode Island. Quarterback Jayson Davis rushed for 102 yards on 21 carries for the Rams, who rushed for 334 yards.

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