Scores

Final

Towson 21

(3-7, 1-5 CAA)

Delaware 31

(4-6, 2-4 CAA)

12:00 PM ET, November 8, 2008

Delaware Stadium, Newark, DE

1 2 3 4 T
TOWS 0 0 13 821
DEL 0 14 10 731

Top Performers

Passing: S. Schaefer (TOWS) - 297 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: J. Jabbie (DEL) - 22 CAR, 141 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: T. Breaux (TOWS) - 5 REC, 126 YDS, 1 TD

Delaware 31, Towson 21

Associated Press

NEWARK, Del. -- Junior Jabbie ran for 141 yards and two touchdowns to lead Delaware to a 31-21 victory over Towson on Saturday.

Jabbie, who finished with 22 carries, scored on a 4-yard run with 5:43 left in the fourth quarter to help the Blue Hens (4-6, 2-4 Colonial Athletic Association) hold off the Tigers (3-7, 1-5), who closed within three point earlier in the quarter.

Lou Ritacco completed 19-of-30 passes for 225 yards and one touchdown for Delaware. The Blue Hens scored only 27 points combined in their last three games.

Towson cut the lead to 24-21 with 11:51 left in the fourth quarter on Sean Schaefer's 24-yard touchdown to David Newsom. Schaefer, who went 22 of 33 for 297 yards, also had passing scores of 84 to Tommy Breaux and 15 yards to Casey Cegles in the third.

Schaefer became the 11th player in the Football Championship Subdivision history to throw for 11,000 yards in a career. Breaux caught five passes for 126 yards.

Aaron Love had 90 yards receiving on seven catches for Delaware.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TOWS
DEL
1st Downs1626
Total Yards282435
Passing297225
Rushing-15210
Penalties5-255-55
3rd Down Conversions2-119-15
4th Down Conversions2-31-1
Turnovers11
Possession23:3236:28

Passing Leaders

TowsonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Schaefer22/332979.030
DelawareC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Ritacco19/302257.511

Rushing Leaders

TowsonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Castor10303.005
Schaefer11-19-1.7013
DelawareCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jabbie221416.4223
Michaud14584.1012

Receiving Leaders

TowsonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Breaux512625.2184
Lee6569.3015
DelawareRECYDSAVGTDLG
Love79012.9148
Agnone66510.8020

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERTOWSDEL
TD14:54Junior Jabbie 12 Yd Run (Jon Striefsky Kick) 07
TD00:36Aaron Love 15 Yd Pass From Lou Ritacco (Jon Striefsky Kick) 014
THIRD QUARTERTOWSDEL
TD11:19Tommy Breaux 84 Yd Pass From Sean Schaefer (Pat Blocked) 614
TD11:06Jerry Butler 98 Yd Kickoff Return (Jon Striefsky Kick) 621
TD08:24Casey Cegles 15 Yd Pass From Sean Schaefer (Mark Bencivengo Kick) 1321
FG03:27Jon Striefsky 28 Yd 1324
FOURTH QUARTERTOWSDEL
TD11:51David Newsom 24 Yd Pass From Sean Schaefer (Sean Schaefer Pass To Hakeem Moore For Two-Point Conversion) 2124
TD05:43Junior Jabbie 4 Yd Run (Jon Striefsky Kick) 2131