(1-9, 0-7 CAA)
(5-5, 4-3 CAA)
12:00 PM ET, November 14, 2009
Alfond Stadium (ME), Orono, ME
Passing: C. Treister (MAIN) - 461 YDS, 5 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: C. Treister (MAIN) - 12 CAR, 33 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: L. Williams (MAIN) - 17 REC, 220 YDS, 3 TD
ORONO, Maine -- Chris Treister threw five touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Maine past Rhode Island 41-17 on Saturday.
The Black Bears (5-5, 4-3 Colonial Athletic Association) outscored the Rams 34-7 in the second half and controlled the clock throughout.
Maine rolled up 507 yards of offense for their fourth-straight 500-yard game against Rhode Island (1-9, 0-7).
Treister, who was 38-for-44 with 461 yards, and also ran for 33 yards on 12 carries, put the Black Bears up for good on a 23-yard run with 3:55 left in the third quarter.
Treister connected with Landis Williams on a 41-yard touchdown pass in the third to cap a 21-point quarter.
Williams finished with 17 catches for 220 yards and three TDs, and Tyrell Jones caught nine passes for 192 yards and a touchdown.
Chris Paul-Etienne finished with 137 yards and a touchdown on 13-for-31 for the Rams.