Maine at Massachusetts

Maine runs away from UMass 24-14


FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) Marcus Wasilewski threw for 267 yards and rushed for 76 more as Maine scored 17 unanswered points to beat UMass 24-14 on Saturday.

Wasilewski rushed for a 39-yard touchdown to give the Black Bears (2-0) a 24-7 lead in the third quarter. He led Maine all rushers.

Rickey Stevens and Zedric Joseph each ran for 65 yards and a touchdown for Maine, which won its fourth straight game dating back to last season.

Maine held UMass to 265 yards of total offense.

Benard Davis caught a 7-yard touchdown pass from Mike Wegzyn in the first quarter for the only UMass (0-2) score of the game. It was the first meeting between the two schools in Gillette Stadium, but the 59th meeting between the two schools.

UMass went into the game with a 41-16-1 overall in the series.

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Scoring Summary
MABernard Davis 7 yd pass from Mike Wegzyn (Blake Lucas kick)
MESean Decloux 26 yd FG
MERickey Stevens 35 yd run (Sean Decloux kick)
MEZedric Joseph 1 yd run (Sean Decloux kick)
MEMarcus Wasilewski 39 yd run (Sean Decloux kick)
MATajae Sharpe 8 yd pass from A.J. Doyle (Blake Lucas kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2114
Third Down Efficiency7-155-16
Fourth Down Efficiency1-11-2
Plays-Net Yards73-51464-265
Passing Yds267201
Kick Return Yds28115
Punt Return Yds820
Time of Poss.37:4122:19
Individual Stats
ME: Marcus Wasilewski 10-76, Rickey Stevens 13-65, Zedric Joseph 12-65, Nigel Jones 8-45, Team 2--4
MA: Stacey Bedell 16-58, Mike Wegzyn 4-13, A.J. Doyle 2--7
ME: Marcus Wasilewski 20-28-267-1
MA: Mike Wegzyn 13-25-139-1, A.J. Doyle 7-17-62-0
ME: Derrick Johnson 5-38, Zedric Joseph 4-60, Damarr Aultman 4-53, Justin Perillo 3-82, John Ebeling 2-12, Jordan Dunn 1-15, Carlton Charles 1-7
MA: Tajae Sharpe 11-85, Bernard Davis 3-21, Stacey Bedell 2-52, Elgin Long 2-25, E.J. Burston 2-18

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