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Husson Football:

PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:46 am
by Tom Nolette
Husson Eagles name four football captains
By Larry Mahoney

BANGOR, Maine — Former Fitzpatrick Award finalist and Foxcroft Academy quarterback Ryan Stroud, who has transferred to Husson University after spending two years as a backup at the University of Maine, was named one of four captains for Gabby Price’s Eagles on Wednesday. Stroud joins Bangor sophomore tight end Josiah ...

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Re: Husson Football:

PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:49 am
by Tom Nolette

The Eagles will open the season at Hartwick College (N.Y.) at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, and will travel to Springfield College the next Saturday before playing their home opener against Alfred State at noon Sept. 21.

They begin New England Football Conference play by hosting Castleton State in their Homecoming game on Oct. 5. The final six games are all NEFC contests.

They visit Anna Maria on Oct. 12, host Becker on Oct. 19 and visit Gallaudet on Oct. 26. In November, home games against SUNY-Maritime (Nov. 2) and Mount Ida (Nov. 16) sandwich a game at Norwich (Nov. 9).

Re: Husson Football:

PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:29 am
by Tom Nolette
Gabby Price is back as head coach at Husson after a four-year absence, and he's excited to have the rebuilding process well underway.

"What we've found from these guys is just tremendous," Price said.

The Eagles had 62 players participate in spring football workouts, and Price expects 110 players in camp when Husson begins camp in a couple weeks.

A number of positions are up for grabs, Price said.

"We're not afraid to play freshmen," he said.

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Re: Husson Football:

PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:36 am
by Tom Nolette
TRAVIS LAZARCZYK — SIDELINES: Price back for more at Husson
By Travis Lazarczyk

When it was his turn to speak at the Maine Chapter of the National Football Foundation's seventh annual Kickoff Luncheon, Gabby Price talked about his two great loves: Mary, his wife of 41 years, and football.

Thursday was Gabby Price’s 41st wedding anniversary. It was a Tuesday night at 7 when Gabby and Mary said “I do,” he told the crowd at Thursday’s luncheon.

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Re: Husson Football:

PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:45 am
by Tom Nolette
Dover-Foxcroft’s Stroud eyes leading role at Husson after three years at UMaine
By Larry Mahoney

BANGOR, Maine — Ryan Stroud saw the handwriting on the wall.

After spending three seasons as the third-string quarterback at the University of Maine, the former Foxcroft Academy star knew he would probably have to watch from the sidelines for a fourth year.

Midway through last season, realizing good friend Marcus Wasilewski had another year as the starter for the Division I Black Bears, Stroud began contemplating a change.

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Re: Husson Football:

PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 5:23 am
by Tom Nolette
Husson football:

Eagles Fall To Hartwick In Season Opener

Oneonta, NY - Husson football started yet another chapter in it's 11-year existence Saturday as the second Gabby Price era began against Hartwick College of the Empire 8 Conference. Husson lost by a final of 33-7 in the fifth meeting all-time between the two schools.

Husson's opening drive resulted in a three-and-out after a penalty on third down and the Eagles punted to the Hawks. The Hawks took advantage and scored the game's first six on a John Garcia Pass to Travis Samuels for 74 yards. Hartwick missed the extra point and the score stood at 6-0 Hawks.

The Eagles were forced to punt once again on their next drive and Hartwick capitalized yet again, this time on just one play. Garcia tossed down field for Frankie Molina for 50 yards and the score, putting the Hawks up 12-0 after another missed extra point.

Hartwick started a drive with 40 seconds left in the first quarter that extended almost five minutes into the second, ending on a three-yard John Garcia Pass to Frankie Molina again for the score. Alex Tesoriero split the uprights for the extra point, extending the Hawks' lead to 19-0.

The Eagles would quickly climb back, reeling off a drive over five minutes of their own. Byron Jackson rushed for nine yards, Ryan Dorso added 16 yards of his own moments later and Ryan Stroud ran for four more of his own to move the Eagles to the Hartwick 30. Stroud then threw to Ben Foss two plays in a row, one good for ten yards and the other good for 15 on a Hawk penalty. Finally, on fourth and goal from the three, Stroud connected with Caleb King for Husson first score of the game and the 2013 season. Reece Attard added the extra point to cut the Hartwick lead to 19-7.

Unfortunately for the Eagles, that would be only scoring on the afternoon for the Green and Gold. Husson brought in Attard for a 39-yard field goal as time was waining in the first half. With 14 seconds left, Attard hit the deep field goal to make it 19-10. Hartwick committed a personal foul on the play, however, and Husson chose to accept the penalty, move downfield to the Hartwick 11 and wipe the field goal. Stroud was able to complete a pass on the next play to Ryan Dorso, but the Hawks stopped the Eagles and time ran out in the first half.

For much of the third quarter both teams kept each other at bay and it wasn't until two and a half seconds left in the third quarter that Hartwick put another score on the board. Garcia found Molina once more from 14 yards out to push the score to 26-7 after Tesoriero added the point after.

The Garcia-Molina show continued late in the fourth when the two hooked up one more time from 20 yards out to push the score to the final of 33-7.

Head coach Gabby Price noted after the game: "We had some really great efforts today. I thought our players played hard for all four quarters and we're certainly disappointed in the outcome, but there were some good things to build on in the coming weeks. We need to do some things better, and we will, that's why we go out and practice. We're excited about the improvement we've seen in our team; it was a great effort."

Game Notes:

Husson RB Byron Jackson went into the day with 994 career rushing yards and eclipsed the 1,000 yard mark as an Eagle with his 46 yards on the afternoon.
Reece Attard's 46 yards per-punt in the contest is the best mark in a single game in program history surpassing Jon Tefft's 45.8 mark in 2004 against Southern Virginia in Husson's first program win.
Husson is now 1-4 vs. Hartwick all-time in six meetings. Husson's lone win vs. the Hawks came in 2006 at home on September 23rd. 2006 was also Husson's first winning season in program history.
Husson travels to Springfield, Massachusetts next Saturday to take on old non-conference foe Springfield College. The Eagles and the Pride kickoff at 12:00pm.

Re: Husson Football:

PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:20 am
by Tom Nolette
Price eyes improvement as Husson football team prepares for home opener
By Larry Mahoney

BANGOR, Maine — The Husson University football team plays its home opener against Alfred State (N.Y.) on Saturday at noon and head coach Gabby Price will be looking for improvement from his Eagles. Husson opened with road losses to Hartwick (33-7) and Springfield (36-0). “We’ve done some good things. But ...

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:34 am
by Tom Nolette
Husson defense shines as Eagles blank Alfred State 13-0
By Larry Mahoney, BDN Staff

BANGOR, Maine — The Husson University football team got off to an inauspicious start in Saturday afternoon’s home-opener against Alfred State (N.Y.).

On their first possession, the Eagles were guilty of three illegal procedure penalties and two fumbles and their punt was partially blocked.

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Re: Husson Football:

PostPosted: Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:12 am
by Tom Nolette
New Husson QB Seccareccia tosses two TD passes as Eagles top Castleton State 34-3
By Larry Mahoney

BANGOR, Maine — Husson University football coach Gabby Price made a quarterback change a week and a half ago and it has paid dividends. Sophomore quarterback Joe Seccareccia from Bangor unseated Dover-Foxcroft’s Ryan Stroud and completed 12-of-17 passes for 161 yards and two touchdowns, including one to Stroud, as Husson ...

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Re: Husson Football:

PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 7:58 am
by Tom Nolette
Husson football team hits road riding momentum
By Pete Warner

BANGOR, Maine — Husson University hopes to build off the momentum it generated last weekend as it takes to the road looking to get over the .500 mark, highlighting an abbreviated Saturday schedule of football games involving Maine colleges. The Eagles hit the road to take on Eastern Collegiate Athletic ..

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