PHILADELPHIA — Connor Watkins threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more in leading Villanova to a 42-19 win over Colgate on Saturday.
Watkins threw only 11 passes but completed eight for 310 yards with five completions of over 43 yards, including a 67-yard score to Rayjuon Pringle, who finished with 168 yards on just three catches. Jaylan Sanchez had 128 yards on catches of 68 and 60 yards. Watkins only had 15 rushing yards, but two were 1-yard touchdowns.
The Wildcats (2-0), who play FBS Central Florida next week, never trailed and led 28-10 at halftime.
There was a weather delay midway through the first quarter.
The Raiders (0-2), blanked by Syracuse 65-0 last week, scored their first touchdown of the season on Michael Brescia's 23-yard pass to Treyvhon Saunders. Brescia was 16-of-30 passing for 225 yards with the TD and an interception. He also ran for a score. Saunders had six catches for 132 yards.