Two local rivals will tee it up again Friday, in the fourth annual Mayor’s Cup football game, between Temple and Villanova Universities, at Lincoln Financial Field.
The Villanova football team is hoping to put a dismal 2011 season behind them as they work through spring practice.
Delaware is 6-4 this season, and fighting for a playoff berth. Villanova has struggled to the tune of a 2-8 ledger.
Chris Polony threw three touchdowns, and Villanova took advantage of Massachusetts miscues in a 35-17 win on Saturday.
The 2011 season has been a struggle for the Villanova Wildcats. They sit at 1-8 as they take to the road to visit UMass on Saturday.
Warren Smith threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score as Maine routed Villanova 41-25 on Saturday.
The struggles continue on the Main Line: Villanova sits at 1-7 on the season as they get ready to host Maine on Saturday.
Taylor Heinicke threw for two touchdowns and rushed for another in a 30-point first half as Old Dominion routed Villanova 37-14 on Saturday.
Trailing 10-6 midway through the third quarter, James Madison erupted for four touchdowns — two each in the third and fourth quarters — and pulled away from Villanova for a 34-10 victory Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association play.
Last week’s 47-17 loss to New Hampshire dropped Villanova to 1-5 on the season, and it won’t get any easier on Saturday against #13 James Madison.
Kevin Decker threw three touchdowns and ran for another, leading New Hampshire to an easy win over Villanova, 47-17, on Saturday.
After a hard fought loss to William & Mary last weekend, the Villanova Wildcats take to the road on Saturday to visit nationally the ranked University of New Hampshire.
Jonathan Grimes scored two touchdowns and Drake Kuhn kicked two late field goals as William & Mary edged Villanova 20-16 on Saturday.
“They’re not averaging a lot of points yet,” Coach Andy Talley says of William & Mary, “but they have the best defense in the league and it’s been a game that’s always been a rough one for us.”
The Wildcats are a very uncharacteristic 0-3, while the Quakers lost their season opener last week in uncharacteristic fashion, 37-12, at home to Lafayette.