Albany cruises to 37-21 win over Maine

ORONO, Maine (AP) — Faysal Aden rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns, Reese Poffenbarger passed for 324 yards and two scores, and Albany beat Maine 37-21 on Saturday.

Albany (6-3, 4-1 Coastal Athletic Association) scored four touchdowns on offense. The defense forced three turnovers and scored a TD of their own.

Aden, a grad transfer, recorded his first collegiate TD. Marqeese Dietz and Brevin Easton each had 125-plus yards receiving. Dietz caught seven passes for 150 yards and Easton scored twice.

Brian Abraham had a forced fumble that he returned for a 68-yard touchdown to give Albany a 17-7 lead. Ori Jean-Charles, in his return to Maine, led the Albany defense with 10 tackles. Defensive lineman Joseph Greaney and defensive back Isaac Duffy each recorded an interception.

Derek Robertson threw for three touchdowns but was intercepted twice for Maine (2-7, 1-5). Michael Monios caught 10 passes for 96 yards and a touchdown.

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