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7-1, 5-0 Conf
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4-4, 2-3 Conf

Elon rallies then holds off Villanova 19-14

PHILADELPHIA -- Davis Cheek was 24-for-35 passing for 357 yards and two TDs, Kortez Weeks had 11 receptions for 205 yards and Elon beat Villanova 19-14 on Saturday for its seventh straight victory.

Trailing 14-10, Cheek completed 3 for 4 passes, including back-to-back tosses for 30 and 12 yards to Tre Lennon and a 21-yard score to Tre Marsh to make it 16-14. The point-after try failed.

Elon's defense forced Villanova to punt, and on the Phoenix's next drive, Owen Johnson made a 28-yard field goal for the game's final margin with 4:45 left to play. Villanova turned the ball over on downs on its final drive.

The Wildcats grabbed their last lead of the game when Kyle McCloskey threw a 24-yard touchdown to Taurus Phillips with less than a minute to play in the third.

Despite Cheek's two interceptions, Elon (7-1, 5-0 Colonial Athletic Association) piled 474 yards in total offense. McCloskey threw for 137 yards and two TDs for Villanova (4-4, 2-3).

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2018 Colonial Athletic Association Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Rhode Island2-02-1
James Madison1-03-1
Stony Brook1-03-1
Maine1-02-1
Towson1-02-1
Elon0-02-1
Villanova0-13-1
Albany0-12-2
Delaware0-12-2
Richmond0-12-2
William & Mary0-11-2
New Hampshire0-10-3