ORONO, Maine (AP)—Marcus Wasilewski threw for 307 yards, completing 22 of 26 attempts, and three touchdowns to lead Maine to a 41-0 win over Rhode Island Saturday.
Rickey Stevens also ran for 125 yards, scoring two touchdowns.
Maine (10-1, 7-0 Colonial Athletic Association) clinched their first CAA title with this victory. With a win over New Hampshire next week Maine will become the only CAA team to finish a season undefeated in conference play.
Wasilewski got the Bears off to a fast start, throwing touchdown passes of 21 yards to Arthur Williams and 52 yards to Damarr Aultman. Maine was ahead 31-0 by halftime.
John Ebeling was Wasilewski’s main target as he pulled in 7 passes for 85 yards and a touchdown.
Rhode Island (3-9, 2-6) could not slow the Bears as they amassed 501 total yards. Cabririni Goncalves led the Maine defense with eight tackles, including one sack.