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

straight time.

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.