---- — DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire football team racked up 40 points in the first half, including 26 in the first quarter, in yesterday’s 53-23 blowout over Colgate.
UNH’s dominant first half included 336 total yards of offense, 14 first downs, five scoring drives and 40 points. Overall, the Wildcats finished with 551 total yards balanced by 288 yards in the air and 263 yards rushing.
In the air, junior Andy Vailas was was 19 of 31 for 208 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
New Hampshire (1-1) took the opening kickoff and completed a 14-play, 79-yard drive that was capped off by a 12-yard pass from Vailas to Harold Spears.
UNH also converted a two-point attempt as Nico Steriti pulled in a Vailas pass to give the ‘Cats an 8-0 lead.