The Towson-New Hampshire game will be televised on Comcast SportsNet with Gary Tanguay and Andy Gresh calling the action. The game will be shown in the
Coming off four consecutive NCAA FCS Playoff appearances, the Wildcats are off to another great start this year. UNH opened its season with four straight wins, including an impressive 28-10 season-opening victory at Army. After a last-minute 38-34 loss to William & Mary, the Wildcats bounced back with a 33-21 victory over Northeastern on Saturday.
The Tigers, who were idle last week, will be seeking their first-ever win over
“I think the bye week came at a good time for us,” says Coach Gordy Combs. “Hopefully, we will come out of the bye week mentally and physically refreshed. We need to be ready to play because the last five games on our schedule are very challenging.
“We are playing pretty well right now,” he added. “We’ve won two of our last three games and we played pretty well in the first half of the game we lost to Northeastern. We’ve gotten some injured players back and that has helped us. Some of our younger players are also maturing. We feel good about where we are right now.”
In their last outing, the Tigers earned their first CAA victory of the season when they edged
When the Tigers face
Coach Combs feels that the Tigers’ offense has come together. In the last three games,
Coming off the 12th 300-yard passing game of his career, Schaefer is averaging 264.7 passing yards per game, tops in the CAA. He has completed 164 of 251 passes for 1,853 yards with nine interceptions and 13 touchdowns. In his career, Schaefer has now completed 905 of 1402 passes for a .646 percentage, all school records. He has also passed for 10,211 yards and 64 touchdowns.
Sophomore Steve Holmes (Old Mill H.S./Severn,
Senior wide receiver Marcus Lee (
In the win over
The sixth-leading tackler in the CAA, Manning has made 58 tackles in seven games. With 291 career tackles, he is sixth on
For the second game in a row, the Tigers’ pass defense will be facing a prolific passing game. Led by sophomore quarterback R.J. Toman,
Senior strong safety Drew Mack (Buena Regional H.S./Landisville, N.J.) leads the Tiger secondary which broke up ten passes in the win over
Nose tackle Rob Osborne, a true freshman from
TIGER TALES: Thanks in part to the efforts of senior place kicker Mark Benicvengo (Steinert H.S./Hamilton, N.J.), the Tigers lead the CAA in kickoff coverage with a 45.0 net average ... Bencivengo is averaging 64.8 yards per kickoff and 6 of his 30 kickoffs have gone for touchbacks ... Bencivengo leads the Tigers in scoring with 28 points ... He has made 4 of 6 field goal attempts, including a 41-yard field goal and a 40-yarder.
After their trip to