URI falls to UNH 41-14

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Sean Goldrich threw for 330 yards with two touchdowns and ran for a third as New Hampshire pulled away from winless Rhode Island 41-14 on Saturday.

Nursing a 21-14 lead in the third quarter, the Wildcats (8-1, 6-0 Colonial Athletic Association) surged ahead with three unanswered touchdowns. Goldrich threw a 6-yard score to R.J. Harris and Nico Steriti added his second rushing touchdown of the day. Andy Vailas relieved Goldrich and threw a 51-yard touchdown to Mike Kelly for the final margin with 6:55 remaining.

Goldrich went 25 of 33, also throwing an 80-yard strike to Harris to open the scoring on New Hampshire’s second drive. He and Steriti each rushed for scores in the second quarter to make it 21-7 at halftime. Harris had 210 yards on 11 receptions.

Lyle McCombs led the Rams (0-10, 0-6) with 14 carries for 115 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

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