WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Nov. 4, 2017)—The William & Mary football team was unable to overcome an early deficit against No. 21/19 New Hampshire and suffered a 35-16 setback at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats (6-3, 4-2) jumped out to a 14-0 lead early in the second quarter on a pair of touchdown passes by quarterback Trevor Knight and never relinquished the lead.
W&M (2-7, 0-6) briefly narrowed the margin to just a touchdown on a 2-yard scoring scamper by quarterback Tommy McKee with 11:47 left in the second quarter, but UNH responded by scoring 21 of the next 24 points to pull away for the victory. New Hampshire outgained the Tribe, 511-379, and piled up 406 yards through the air. Five of UNH’s 10 possessions ended with touchdowns, while the Wildcats punted just once.