Max Brosmer’s 20-yard touchdown pass to Brian Espanet in the fourth quarter was the key play in the University of New Hampshire’s 20-14 win over No. 22 Stony Brook in CAA football on Saturday night in Stony Brook, N.Y.
The Wildcats trailed 17-14 when they took over with 15 seconds left in the third quarter on their own 27. The Wildcats went on a 13-play drive that ended in Brosmer’s TD pass on third and 14 with 9:32 left in the game.
Jason Hughes added a 42-yard field goal later in the fourth quarter.
UNH improved to 3-0 in the CAA, 4-2 overall.. The Wildcats travel to Delaware next Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Wildcats got on the board first when Brosmer and Espanet combined on a 15-yard TD pass to cap a nine-play, 80-yard drive and take a 7-0 lead in the first quarter.
Stony Brook got even on a 15-yard pass from Tyquell Fields to Jean Constant early in the second quarter. The teams went into halftime tied 7-7.
Hughes made a 22-yard field goal with 11:58 to go in the third to give UNH a 10-7 lead. The Seawolves went out in front 14-10 with 5:11 to go on Ty Son Lawton’s 1-yard TD run to cap an eight-play, 75-yard drive.
Brosmer was 16 for 26 passing for 196 yards and two touchdowns.
Espanet caught four passes for 59 yards. Evan Gray was the Wildcats’ leading rusher, gaining 54 yards on 15 carries.
Fields was 12-for-15 passing for 180 yards, a touchdown and an interception for Stony Brook, 4-3, 1-2 in the CAA. Lawson gained 124 yards on 23 carries. Nick Anderson hauled in three passes for 77 yards. The Seawolves outgained the Wildcats 386-316.