PHILADELPHIA (AP) — John Robertson led the rally on Saturday as Villanova scored 23 unanswered points over eight minutes capped by Mark Hamilton’s game-winning 24-yard field goal with a second to play in a 35-34 victory over Delaware at PPL Park.
With the comeback win, Villanova takes the Blue Trophy and ends Delaware’s post-season hopes.READ MORE: WATCH: Kyle Schwarber Clubs 2 More Home Runs To Continue Pace To Join Ryan Howard As Only Phillies To Do This
Robertson was 19 of 28 for 252 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran 31 times for 165 yards and a touchdown. Villanova (6-5, 5-3 Colonial Athletic Association) dominated Delaware for 335 yards rushing, 34 first downs and 626 yards of total offense.
The Wildcats trailed 34-12 in the fourth quarter when Robertson found Joe Price for back-to-back touchdowns and Gary Underwood for a third. Villanova recovered Hamilton’s onside kick with 1:45 left.READ MORE: Haddon Township Man, Dog Complete 7-Year, 38-Country Walk Around World
Trent Hurley was 19 of 26 for 231 yards for Delaware (7-5, 4-4). Michael Johnson finished with eight receptions for 127 yards and two touchdowns.
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