Scores

Final

Hofstra 28

(4-3, 2-2 away)

Rhode Island 16

(1-5, 1-2 home)

12:00 PM ET, October 17, 2009

Meade Stadium, Kingston, RI

1 2 3 4 T
HOF 7 0 14 728
URI 0 3 0 1316

Top Performers

Passing: S. Probst (HOF) - 112 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: M. Maysonet (STON) - 13 CAR, 83 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: A. Nelson (HOF) - 4 REC, 117 YDS, 1 TD

Hofstra 28, Rhode Island 16

Associated Press

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Steve Probst threw one touchdown and ran for another score to lead Hofstra to a 28-16 win over Rhode Island on Saturday.

Probst, who split time with Cory Christopher at quarterback for the Pride (4-3, 2-2 Colonial Athletic Association), was 4-for-6 passing with 112 yards and a touchdown. He added 60 yards rushing and a touchdown on seven carries.

Christopher was 11-for-15 passing with 111 yards.

Coming out of halftime with a 7-3 lead, Probst threw an 89-yard touchdown to Anthony Nelson and ran for a 29-yard score to put the Pride up 21-3 going into the fourth.

After Anthony Ferrer's 1-yard touchdown run pulled the Rams (1-5, 0-3) within 21-9, Miguel Maysonet ran for a 24-yard score to give the Pride a 28-9 cushion with 1:19 to play.

Nelson had 117 receiving yards on four catches, and Maysonet finished with 83 rushing yards on 13 carries.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HOF
URI
1st Downs2114
Total Yards412239
Passing223207
Rushing18932
Penalties7-1099-140
3rd Down Conversions7-136-15
4th Down Conversions0-31-1
Turnovers02
Possession34:5725:03

Passing Leaders

HofstraC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Probst4/611218.710
Rhode IslandC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Paul-Etienne19/322076.501

Rushing Leaders

HofstraCARYDSAVGTDLG
Maysonet13836.4124
Probst7608.6129
Rhode IslandCARYDSAVGTDLG
Isijola7243.4011
Ferrer8101.314

Receiving Leaders

HofstraRECYDSAVGTDLG
Nelson411729.3189
Weaver57615.2030
Rhode IslandRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bynum67512.5038
Bellini45413.5026

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHOFURI
TD00:09Everette Benjamin 1 Yd Run (Henry Greco Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERHOFURI
FG11:29Louis Feinstein 31 Yd 73
THIRD QUARTERHOFURI
TD06:00Anthony Nelson 89 Yd Pass From Steve Probst (Henry Greco Kick) 143
TD02:22Steve Probst 29 Yd Run (Henry Greco Kick) 213
FOURTH QUARTERHOFURI
TD03:52Anthony Ferrer 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 219
TD01:19Miguel Maysonet 24 Yd Run (Henry Greco Kick) 289
TD00:19Chris Paul-Etienne 10 Yd Run (Louis Feinstein Kick) 2816