Villanova beats Penn 14-3
PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Antwon Young’s touchdown pass to Brandyn Harvey in the third quarter was the deciding score, lifting Villanova to a 14-3 win over Penn on Saturday night.
The Wildcats (3-0) finished with six sacks, taking the game’s first lead at 7-0 in the first quarter when Matt Szczur scored on an 87-yard kickoff return. Terence Thomas led Villanova’s defense with 10 tackles and two sacks.
Penn’s Andrew Sampson kicked a 22-yard field goal in the Quakers’ first game of the season. But Young’s 5-yard touchdown pass to Harvey in the third quarter gave the Wildcats enough cushion to pull away.
Young finished with 21 yards passing and led Villanova with 36 yards on the ground.
Keiffer Garton completed 19-of-27 passes for 185 yards and threw one interception for Penn. Matt Tuten caught four passes for 82 yards.