Villanova 30, Penn 21
Ronnie Akins returned an interception 26 yards with 12 seconds
left to seal Villanova’s 30-21 win over Pennsylvania on Saturday
It was the second interception returned for a touchdown by the
Wildcats (1-3), who defeated the Quakers (0-2) for the 11th
Jimmy Pitts returned a pick 26 yards with 2 minutes left in the
third period for a 23-14 Wildcats’ advantage.
Dorian Wells had Villanova’s other touchdown on a 54-yard pass
from Christian Culicerto. Mark Hamilton had three field goals for
the Wildcats to extend his streak to nine straight, including a
career-long 42-yarder with 3:08 left in the first quarter.
Culicerto was 12 of 20 for 139 yards and had for 43 more on 10
Pennsylvania was led by Brandon Colavita with 92 yards and a TD
on 19 carries. Ragone was 15 of 26 for 250 yards, a TD and two
interceptions for Pennsylvania.