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Villanova dominates Albany on Senior Night

Villanova PA: On Saturday November 15 from Villanova Stadium on the campus of Villanova University, the final home game of the season took place as Villanova Wildcats hosted Albany Great Danes. before the game, Villanova honored its Senior players. This is the 1st time ever matchup between the two teams.

Albany won toss and elected to receive to start the game, Albany drove down the field and Albany would fumble the ball in the end zone and Villanova recovered it for a Touchback. Villanova would take its opening drive for the games 1st touchdown on a 9 yard touchdown run by QB John Robertson for the Early 7-0 lead. Albany would respond back with a touchdown drive which resulted in Touchdown by Omar Osbiurne to tie game at 7 in 1st Quarter.  Villanova would answer the Touchdown with a quick 3 play drive when Robertson finds Kevin Gulyas for 34 yards and a 14-7 lead at the end of 1st. On Albany next drive they took it down and Kicked a 29 yard field to cut the Villanova lead to 14-10. Villanova drives down and scored touchdown as QB John Robertson runs it in from 22 yards out for 21-10 lead into halftime.

Villanova got ball to begin 2nd half. Villanova would only take 3 plays as John Robertson finds Kevin Gulyas for 62 yards to make it 35-10 early in 3rd quarter.  Albany fumbles their 1st drive of 3rd quarter and Villanova makes them pay as Kevin Monangai runs it in from 2 yards to increase Villanova lead to 42-10. Villanova fumbled the ball and took it down to Villanova 3 yard line, tackle by QB John Robertson. Albany would score but Villanova in full control. Albany in the 4th quarter gets a touchdown to try to stay in the game, Villanova lead 42-24 with 10:24 left. Villanova would add another touchdown to their lead when Kevin Monangai to make it 48-24. Albany adds late touchdown to make it 48-31. Villanova would win this game 48-31.