Yale comes back to beat Maine, 21-10
ORONO, Maine (AP) Deshawn Salter ran for 139 yards on 37 carries and two touchdowns to help lead Yale to a 21-10 come from behind victory over Maine on Saturday.
Yale’s Morgan Roberts threw for 185 yards and added 36 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Michael Siragusa Jr. had 93 yards receiving for the Bulldogs (4-1).
Defensively Yale forced three Black Bears turnovers, including interceptions by Roger Kilgore III and Spencer Rymiszewski.
Maine (2-4) scored first on a Nigel Beckford 1-yard run and held a 7-3 lead at the break and a 10-9 lead after three quarters. Yale grabbed the lead for good with 8:22 left in the game on a 17-yard TD run by Salter. Roberts added a 26-yard scoring run to put the game away.
Beckford ran for 78 yards and a touchdown for Maine.
The game was the first meeting between the two schools since 1937.