Wasilewski lifts Maine to 37-35 win over Villanova

Marcus Wasilewski’s 6-yard touchdown run with 8:45 remaining in

the game lifted Maine past Villanova 37-35 in Colonial Athletic

Association action on Saturday.

Wasilewski completed 28 of 34 passes for 337 yards and two

touchdowns and added 86 yards rushing on 20 carries, and another

score, for the Black Bears, who rolled up 536 total yards and

possessed the ball for 36:33 to just 23:14 for Villanova (4-4, 3-2)


John Robertson’s 59-yard scamper set up set up his 5-yard

touchdown for the Wildcats with 12:59 left in the first quarter,

but Wasilewski then led Maine (7-1, 4-0) on six straight scoring

drives, rattling off 20 unanswered points.

Sean Decloux kicked field goals of 39, 42 and 40-yards for


Robertson piled up 214 yards rushing and four touchdowns on 22

carries and completed 13 of 22 passes for 121 yards and another

touchdown in the loss.