Rhode Island 21, Fordham 17
Travis Hurd scored on a 3-yard run with 1:13 left and Doug
Johnson had an interception at the 15-yard line to give Rhode
Island a 21-17 win over Fordham on Saturday.
Rhode Island (1-2) trailed for the first time in the game after
Peter Maetzold’s 19-yard touchdown run put Fordham (1-2) ahead
17-14 with 3:52 to play.
Rhode Island then marched 78 yards on eight plays for Hurd’s
second TD of the game.
After big plays from Maetzold, including a 13-yard run and a
22-yard pass, Fordham got into Rhode Island territory at the
21-yard line on second-and-10, before Maetzold threw the
Hurd, who finished with 112 yards on 26 carries, was one of
three Rhode Island players to run for more than 100 yards. Anthony
Baskerville had 120 yards on 12 carries and Deontray Johnson ran
for 107 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries.