Delaware 27, Old Dominion 17

Tim Donnelly threw for two touchdowns as Delaware held off Old

Dominion 27-17 on Saturday.

Trailing 17-16 early in the fourth quarter, Donnelly connected

with receiver Rob Jones on a 32-yard strike that gave Delaware a

24-17 lead. The Blue Hens forced Old Dominion to punt on its next

drive, then kicked a field goal five plays later to take a 27-17

lead and put the game out of reach for the Monarchs.

Donnelly finished with 304 yards on 26-of-39 passing, including

an early 7-yard scoring pass to receiver Nihja White.

White continued his impressive start, grabbing seven receptions

for 117 yards and one touchdown. It was his second consecutive

100-yard receiving game and his 26th straight game with a


Thomas DeMarco led the way for Old Dominion with 207 yards on

23-of-46 passing, but the Monarchs were plagued by penalties all