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Villanova/Maine Post-Game Notes

Oct. 26, 2013

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  • Prior to the last pass of the game by sophomore quarterback John Robertson being intercepted, Villanova and its opponents had combined for 316 consecutive plays without a turnover. The streak started during the second half of the game against Towson two weeks ago. A still-existing streak is that the Wildcats defense has not forced a turnover in 174 consecutive plays.
  • Maine finished the game with 536 yards of total offense, the most allowed by Villanova in a game this season. The last time a Wildcats opponent surpassed 500 yards of total offense was last season when Towson accumulated 590 yards against Villanova on October 27, 2012.
  • John Robertson continued a remarkable stretch of dominant rushing performances with today's game. He finished the day with 22 carries for 214 yards and a career-high four rushing touchdowns. With this performance Robertson achieved the following distinctions:

** First player in school history to run for over 200 yards in consecutive games
** Eighth individual 200-yard rushing performance in school history
** Surpasses 1,000 rushing yards for the second straight season
** Surpasses 2,000 career rushing yards
** Four straight 100-yard rushing games (five this season, eight career)
** Last three games: 81 carries for 620 yards and 10 touchdowns

** 2nd in career rushing touchdowns (29)
** tie-3rd in career 100-yard rushing games (8)
** 7th in career passing yards (3,272)
** 9th in career rushing yards (2,085)

  • Senior kicker Mark Hamilton kicked went 5-for-5 on point-after attempts in today's game and is now 32-for-32 this season. Hamilton has 206 career points and he moved into eighth place on the Villanova career list with that total.