NCAA Football

Saint Francis U Red Flash (9-3)


Henderson leads Delaware over Saint Francis (Pa.)

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Nolan Henderson threw for four touchdowns, three to Chandler Harvin, and Delaware beat Saint Francis (Pa.) 56-17 on Saturday in the first round of the FCS playoffs.

The Blue Hens (8-4), who gained an at-large berth and home game after going 4-4 in the Colonial Athletic Association, will play at top-seeded South Dakota State next Saturday.

Henderson was 16-of-23 passing for 266, throwing TD passes of 30, 7 and 58 yards to Harvin, a Sam Houston transfer, who had a season-high 128 yards on four catches. Henderson, who took a seat early in the fourth quarter, also had a rushing TD. Kyron Cumby rushed for 111 yards on 10 carries.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: C. Doyle1931
Passing TDs: C. Doyle21
Rushing Yards: L. Armstead507
Rushing TDs: Q. Holmes5
Receiving Yards: M. Jackson991
Receiving TDs: E. Sarratt13
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 at Akron L 23 - 30
9/10 at Richmond L 21 - 31
9/17 at Wagner W 27 - 7
9/24 at Norfolk State W 45 - 26
10/1 vs. Central Connecticut State W 39 - 13
10/15 at LIU W 57 - 7
10/22 vs. Stonehill W 17 - 13
10/29 at Sacred Heart W 44 - 14
11/5 at Georgetown W 38 - 24
11/12 vs. Duquesne W 51 - 14
11/19 at Merrimack W 52 - 23
11/26 at Delaware L 17 - 56
Northeast
  Conference Overall
St. Francis (PA) 7-0 9-3
Merrimack 6-1 8-3
LIU-C.W. Post 4-3 4-7
Duquesne 3-4 4-7
Sacred Heart 3-4 5-6
Central Connecticut State 2-5 2-9
Stonehill 2-5 4-5
Wagner 1-6 1-10
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5147 (21)
Passing Yards: 2960 (20)
Rushing Yards: 2187 (25)
Points per game: 35.9 (14)
Yards per game: 428.9 (23)
Touchdowns: 51 (17)
Field Goals: 18 (6)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3866 (37)
Passing Yards: 2110 (21)
Rushing Yards: 1756 (58)
Points per game: 21.5 (25)
Yards per game: 322.2 (14)
Touchdowns: 30 (27)
Field Goals: 5 (7)