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Minutemen Fall To Hofstra, 36-6

The Minutemen next see action in the Oct. 13th Homecoming game versus New Hampshire.

The Minutemen next see action in the Oct. 13th Homecoming game versus New Hampshire.

Sept. 29, 2001

Final Stats

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Rocky Butler threw for three touchdowns to Charles Adams and rushed for two more as Hofstra routed Massachusetts 36-6 in the Atlantic 10 Saturday.

Butler connected with Adams for scores of 9, 43 and 40 yards, and ran in twice from the 6 for touchdowns. He completed 22 of 36 passes for 383 yards.

Last week, in a 51-44 win over Maine, he threw for four touchdowns.

Adams finished with eight catches for a career-high 163 yards.

Kahmal Roy added 10 receptions for 168 yards for the Pride (3-1, 3-1).

UMass (0-4, 0-3) got its points on Doug White's field goals of 33 and 35 yards.

Minuteman quarterback Matt Guice was 18-for-35 for 177 yards and was intercepted twice.

Jeremy Cain snapped the ball of the end zone on an attempted punt to give Hofstra a safety early in the first quarter. The Pride made it 9-0 on Butler's 9-yarder to Adams with 1:28 left in the period.

After White kicked a 33-yarder early in the second quarter, Butler threw a 55-yard pass to Kahmal Roy to set up the quarterback's first scoring run.

Butler threw a 43-yard TD pass to Adams with 13 seconds left in the half to make it 22-6, and the two connected on a 40-yard scoring play early in the third quarter. Butler closed out the scoring with another 6-yard run with 1:38 left in the third.

 

 

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