New Hampshire Football Report

New Haven runs past Franklin Pierce

WEST HAVEN, Conn. – The Franklin Pierce University football team fell to Northeast-10 Conference opponent the University of New Haven 63-0 Saturday afternoon at Ralph F. DellaCamera Stadium.

The Chargers improved to 5-3, 4-2 NE-10 while the Ravens dropped t0 1-8 overall and 1-7 in the league..

New Haven held a 42-0 halftime lead. New Haven quarterback Christian Lupoli, a UNH transfer, completed 10-of-13 passes for 157 yards and three touchdowns. He also fumbled three times, losing one of them. Lupoli chipped in seven attempts on the ground for 21 yards and a rushing TD.

New Haven receiver Ju’an Williams hauled in four catches for 82 yards and a score, he also returned a punt for a 62-yard house call. On the defensive end, Josiah Shumaker recovered a Raven fumble and rumbled 91 yards for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

Raven quarterback Drew Campanale (Shrewsbury, Mass.) had time to throw as he completed 26 of his 37 of his passes for 219 yards. He also added 38 yards on the ground with a long of 20 yards. Freshman wide receiver Anthony Anderson (Stamford, Conn.) was the main beneficiary snaring six catches for 69 yards.

On defense, junior defensive lineman Gene Brown (Bridgeport, Conn.) tallied a team-high nine tackles while freshman defensive back Montel Johnson (Charles County, Md.) and classmate Tyvarius Daniels (Springfield, Mass.) had a pass breakup apiece.

As a team, the Ravens threw for more yards in the air besting their counterparts 219 to 157, however, New Haven ran the ball more effectively, 239 to 35.

Pierce struggled to move the ball over midfield in the first half but had better success in the second half reaching the red zone twice. They first coughed up the ball on the New Haven 9-yard line and then the clock ran out as they attempted to score before the end of regulation on an 11 play-72 yard drive.

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