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Fordham holds off Rhode Island 27-25

Sep 12, 2010 - 2:00 AM NEW YORK(AP) -- Blake Wayne scored on an 8-yard run with 2:02 left and Fordham's defense stopped Rhode Island's game-winning drive attempt in a 27-25 win on Saturday night.

Fordham (1-1) trailed 23-14 after Rhode Island recorded a safety with 14:24 left in the fourth quarter. Xavier Martin answered with a 1-yard touchdown run and Wayne's rushing score put Fordham ahead by four.

Rhode Island (0-2) had a chance to win the game at the end, driving down to Fordham's 4-yard line with 11 seconds remaining. But Steve Probst's pass fell incomplete on fourth down to preserve Fordham's victory.

Wayne finished with 222 yards passing, a touchdown pass and an interception for Fordham. He had 64 yards rushing on 18 carries, including another rushing score in the third.

Fordham's Jason Caldwell caught 11 passes for 140 yards and a touchdown. Martin finished with 95 yards on the ground on 16 attempts.








  • ** CONFIRMED **
    NCAAF
    RHODE ISLAND 25
    FORDHAM 27 FINAL

    Rhode Island 25, Fordham 27  FinalSep 11 9:36 PM


  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    RHODE ISLAND 0 14 7 2 23
    FORDHAM 0 7 7 13 27 FINAL

    Rhode Island 23, Fordham 27  FinalSep 11 9:10 PM


  • NCAAF
    RHODE ISLAND 23
    FORDHAM 14 10:22 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Rhode Island 23, Fordham 14  4th - 10:22Sep 11 8:34 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    RHODE ISLAND 0 14 7 21
    FORDHAM 0 7 7 14 END, 3RD QTR

    Rhode Island 21, Fordham 14  End of 3rdSep 11 8:34 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    RHODE ISLAND 0 14 14
    FORDHAM 0 7 7 HALFTIME

    Rhode Island 14, Fordham 7  HalfSep 11 7:54 PM


  • NCAAF
    RHODE ISLAND 0
    FORDHAM 7 9:51 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Rhode Island 0, Fordham 7  2nd - 9:51Sep 11 6:59 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    RHODE ISLAND 0 0
    FORDHAM 0 0 END, 1ST QTR

    Sep 11 6:59 PM