New Hampshire Football Report

UNH falters in second half

STONY BROOK 38, UNH 24: Box Score

STONY BROOK, N.Y.  – Junior Neil O’Connor caught a career-high 13 passes and went over the 150-yard mark in receiving yards for the third straight game, but the University of New Hampshire football team lost at Stony Brook, 38-24, on Saturday night.

The No. 12 Wildcats dropped to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in the Colonial Athletic Association. Stony Brook improved to 5-2 overall and 4-1 in the league.

Junior quarterback Trevor Knight completed a career-high 37 passes on a career-high 58 attempts for 373 yards and a touchdown. O’Connor finished with 182 receiving yards.

UNH made two field goals in its first five games and kicked three against Stony Brook, all in the first half as the Wildcats forged a 24-16 lead at the break.

Sophomore linebacker Quinlen Dean led all tacklers and matched his career high with 11.

The Wildcat offense turned the ball over three times. The defense came up with one Stony Brook turnover. 


  • The Wildcats made two field goals in their first five games of the season.
  • They had two more in the first period.
  • Senior Max Pedinoff opened the scoring with a 41-yard field goal 3:31 into the game.
  • After a Stony Brook field goal, senior Morgan Ellman kicked a 39-yarder to put UNH up 9-6 with 3:01 left in the period.
  • Stacey Bedell ran 63 yards for the only TD of the period and Stony Brook went up 9-6 with 2:47 left. A conversion kick was no good.


  • Sophomore Evan Gray scored on a 2-yard run 50 seconds into the second period. Knight ran for a two-point conversion.
  • Pedinoff added a 30-yard field goal with 11:45 to play for 17-9.
  • Carbone connected with his Harrison Jackson for a 28-yard TD pass with 3:38 left in the half.
  • Knight found redshirt freshman Nick Lorden for a 16-yard TD pass with 1:41 left in the half. Ellman’s kick made it 24-16.


  • Donald Liotine scored on a 1-yard run to cut UNH’s lead to 24-22 with 6:42 left in the period.
  • Redshirt freshman Isiah Perkins intercepted a pass on an attempt for a two-point conversion.


  •  Stony Brook took advantage of a fumble deep in UNH territory to take the lead.
  • Carbone hit Bolden for a 2-yard TD pass with 13:37 left in the period and it was 28-24 Stony Brook.
  •  Liotine scored on an 8-yard run with 8:24 to make it 35-24.
  • Courtney kicked a 29-yard field goal for 38-24 with 3:18 left.H h territory

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