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Sacred Heart Pioneers (3-2)


Henderson, Paoletti help Delaware beat Sacred Heart 19-10

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Nolan Henderson passed for a touchdown, Anthony Paoletti ran for a score and Delaware beat Sacred Heart 19-10 on Saturday night in the first round of the FCS playoffs.

No. 5 Delaware will play fourth-seeded and No. 8 Jacksonville State in the quarterfinals.

On the opening drive, Delaware's Kedrick Whitehead intercepted a pass and returned it 22 yards to the Pioneers 14 before a personal foul gave the Blue Hens possession at the 7. Three plays later Henderson hit Braden Brose for a 5-yard touchdown.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: M. McCray880
Passing TDs: M. McCray7
Rushing Yards: J. Chestnut855
Rushing TDs: J. Chestnut9
Receiving Yards: N. Brantley201
Receiving TDs: J. Chestnut3
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2020
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/5 vs. Lafayette Cancelled
9/12 at LIU Postponed
9/19 vs. Saint Francis U Postponed
9/26 at Stony Brook Postponed
10/10 at Penn Postponed
10/17 vs. Merrimack Postponed
10/24 at Duquesne Postponed
10/31 vs. Bryant Postponed
11/7 at Central Connecticut State Postponed
11/14 at Wagner Postponed
11/21 vs. Robert Morris Postponed
3/7 at Duquesne L 27 - 30
3/14 vs. LIU W 35 - 7
3/21 vs. Merrimack W 26 - 9
3/28 at Wagner Cancelled
4/11 at Duquesne W 34 - 27
4/24 at Delaware L 10 - 19
Northeast
  Conference Overall
Duquesne 4-0 4-1
Sacred Heart 2-1 3-2
LIU-C.W. Post 2-2 2-2
Bryant 2-2 2-2
Central Connecticut State 0-0 0-0
St. Francis (PA) 0-0 0-0
Wagner 0-2 0-2
Merrimack 0-3 0-3
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1938 (50)
Passing Yards: 899 (60)
Rushing Yards: 1039 (31)
Points per game: 26.4 (31)
Yards per game: 387.6 (28)
Touchdowns: 18 (41)
Field Goals: 3 (74)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1468 (34)
Passing Yards: 877 (35)
Rushing Yards: 591 (32)
Points per game: 18.4 (16)
Yards per game: 293.6 (21)
Touchdowns: 11 (28)
Field Goals: 4 (41)
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