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New England roundup: Yale rushes past Colgate

Tyler Varga rushed for 236 yards and the final touchdown to cap Yale’s 39-22 victory over Colgate Saturday in Hamilton, N.Y., in the season opener for the Bulldogs.

Quarterback Henry Furman rushed for three touchdowns before the half but limped off the field in the first minute of the third quarter. He did not return.

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Quarterback Gavin McCarney passed for 140 yards and rushed for 136 for the Raiders (0-4).

Dartmouth 30, Butler 23 — Dalyn Williams threw for 228 yards and ran for another 119 and the visiting Big Green scored touchdowns on each of their first three possessions then held off the Bulldogs (2-2) for their fourth consecutive season-opening victory.

Brown 45, Georgetown 7 — John Spooney ran for two touchdowns and caught another and the host Bears (1-0) dominated the Hoyas (1-3) from the outset. Brown opened with a 92-yard drive capped by an 8-yard TD pass from Pat Donnelly to Alex Phelan.

William & Mary 20, URI 0 — Jarrell Cooper broke off a 28-yard touchdown run and Bo Revell caught a 49-yard scoring pass late in the first half to lift the Tribe (3-1, 1-0 Colonial Athletic) over the visiting Rams (1-3, 1-2)

Monmouth 21, Holy Cross 14 — Julian Hayes rushed for 130 yards, Kwabena Asante ran for 118, and each had a TD to lead the Hawks (1-3) past the Crusaders (1-3) in Worcester. Pete Pujals had two scoring passes in the fourth quarter for Holy Cross.

Sacred Heart 78, Chowan 35 — The host Pioneers (4-0) scored three touchdowns on defense and another on special teams on their way to a single-game school record for points in a rout of the Hawks (1-2).

Central Conn. 20, Albany 17 — Rob Hollomon scored on a 59-yard run to tie the game early in the fourth quarter and Steven Calitri kicked a 40-yard field goal with 17 seconds left to give the Blue Devils (1-3) a win over the host Great Danes (1-3).

AIC 48, Pace 27 — Kevin Arduino connected on 13 of 20 passes for 344 yards and four touchdowns, Terrell Williams rushed for 165 yards, and the visiting Yellow Jackets (2-1, 2-0 Northeast-10) overpowered the Setters (0-3, 0-2).

Western Conn. 35, Plymouth State 3 — Octavias McKoy rushed for 165 yards and three scores on 16 attempts to carry the Colonials (2-0, 1-0 MASCAC) past the host Panthers (1-2, 0-1).

Framingham State 42, Fitchburg State 21 — Melikke Van Alstyne rushed for 192 yards and a touchdown and had three receptions for 23 yards and a score to lift the host Rams (2-1, 1-0 MASCAC) past the Falcons (1-2, 0-1).

Westfield State 36, UMass-Dartmouth 7 — Kane Terilli scored on an 87-yard kickoff return and a 58-yard reception to propel the host Owls (2-1, 1-0 MASCAC) past the Corsairs (0-2, 0-1).

Trinity 28, Bates 17 — NESCAC 2012 rushing champ Evan Bunker ran for 123 yards and three touchdowns for the Bantams (1-0), who trailed, 17-14, entering the fourth quarter and rallied to beat the host Bobcats (0-1) for the 20th straight time.

Amherst 23, Hamilton 7 — Danny Chun returned an interception 22 yards for a touchdown and Phil Nwosu connected on three field goals as the Lord Jeffs improved to 25-1 all time against the host Continentals in the opener for these NESCAC foes.

Middlebury 27, Bowdoin 5 — McCallum Foote threw for 362 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Panthers past the host Polar Bears in the season opener for both teams.

Colby 31, Williams 8 — Zach Padula had a 98-yard interception return for a touchdown and Luke Duncklee had a pair of scoring receptions to help the Mules open the season with a victory over the visiting Ephs.

Wesleyan 52, Tufts 9 — Kyle Gibson rushed for 150 yards and one TD on just eight carries as the Cardinals spotted the visiting Jumbos a 7-0 lead and then ran off 52 straight points.

Mass. Maritime 52, Maine Maritime 18 — Mike Stanton completed 22 of 28 passes for 357 yards and a pair of scores to help the visiting Buccaneers (2-0) beat the Mariners (0-2) in the 41st Admiral’s Cup clash.

Springfield 41, Mount Ida 0 — Quarterback Jonathan Marrero ran for 150 yards and three touchdowns and the visiting Pride (3-0) collected seven sacks and forced three fumbles in a victory over the Mustangs.

Norwich 31, WPI 14 — Al Georgio scampered for 238 yards and had three touchdowns to spark the Cadets (1-2) past the host Engineers (1-2).

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