WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Hollis Mathis passed for a touchdown and rushed for two more as William & Mary set a school rushing record while clobbering Rhode Island 55-19 Saturday.
William & Mary (4-6, 2-4 Colonial Athletic Association) scored seven rushing touchdowns by six different players in a school-record 462 yards on the ground. The previous record (453 yards) had stood since 1970.
Mathis, a freshman, was 5-of-10 passing for 118 yards. Bronson Yoder, also a frosh, led with 14 carries for 144 yards and a TD. Owen Wright added 126 yards and a TD.
Vito Priore and Darius Perrantes combined for 315 yards passing and three touchdowns, but each was intercepted. William & Mary scored 21 points off three turnovers.
Isaiah Coulter caught eight passes for 153 yards and three TDs for the Rams (2-8, 0-6).
Yoder also picked up 46 kickoff return yards, giving him 847 on the season, breaking the school's single-season record of 817.