New Hampshire Football Report

UNH 40, Elon 22

DURHAM – Junior running back Dylan Laube (Westhampton, N.Y.) amassed 200 all-purpose yards, including a 77-yard touchdown run, to lead the 25th-ranked University of New Hampshire football team to Saturday afternoon’s 40-22 victory against 21st-ranked Elon University in front of a Family Weekend crowd of 14,137 at Wildcat Stadium.


Laube finished with 22 carries for 147 yards, three catches for 10 yards and two punt returns for 43 yards, including a 43-yarder that set up a touchdown that gave the Wildcats a 14-0 lead.

Sophomore quarterback Max Brosmer (Roswell, Ga.) completed 19 of 32 passes for 220 yards and two TDs and also rushed five times for 49 yards with a 42-yard touchdown run.

Freshman DJ Linkins (Adamstown, Md.) was the top receiver with five catches for 58 yards. Senior Sean Coyne (Portsmouth, R.I.) had two receptions for a team-high 61 yards, including a 14-yard TD catch.

Sophomore Caleb Mead (Willow Grove, Pa.) finished with a career- and team-high seven tackles. Sophomore Dylan Ruiz (Kissimmee, Fla.) was one of four Wildcats with six tackles; the made two stops behind the line of scrimmage.

Elon quarterback Matthew McKay was 8 of 15 for 185 yards and a pair of touchdowns; he also had 11 carries for 61 yards. Jalen Hampton led the ground game with 17 carries for 84 yards and Jordan Bonner made four catches for 90 yards.

UNH won its third consecutive game to improve to 6-2 overall and 3-1 at home, and the Wildcats remain the only undefeated team in the CAA at 5-0. Elon moves to 5-3, 3-2.


  • New Hampshire returns to action Nov. 5 at No. 19/21 University of Richmond.
  • UNH amassed a season-high 465 total yards of offense with 240 rushing yards and 220 passing yards.
  • Elon had 145 rushing yards and 250 passing yards for a total of 395.
  • The Wildcats won the turnover battle with one takeaway and no giveaways.
  • New Hampshire converted 10 of 19 first downs and was 2-for-2 on fourth down; in comparison, Elon was 2 of 9 and 0-for-1, respectively.
  • UNH’s offense ran 72 plays in comparison to the visitor’s 49 to account for a 37:11 to 22:49 edge in time of possession.
  • Laube finished with both 100-plus rushing yards and 200-plus all-purpose yards for the third time this season.
  • Laube’s 77-yard TD run is his longest career rush (previously 75 vs. Dartmouth last season) and is the longest run by any Wildcat since Sept. 28, 2019, when Evan Gray scored on a 72-yard carry.
  • Laube has seven rushing TDs and nine total touchdowns this season.
  • Eichman has an interception all three games since returning to action Oct. 8 vs. Stony Brook University; he also had an INT last week at Dartmouth College.
  • Maurisseau is now tied for the team lead with three TD receptions this season.
  • In his collegiate debut, Kleinpeter rushed three times for 23 yards, including the 24-yard score.
  • With the assistance of excellent downfield coverage, four of Lehane’s five punts were downed inside the Elon 10 – twice at the 1-yard line, another at the 4 and one at the 7.
  • The previous time UNH recorded a safety was Sept. 27, 2014 vs. Dartmouth.
  • This is the fourth time this season that UNH scored first and held the lead the rest of the way (at UAlbany, at Towson, at Dartmouth, Elon).
  • UNH’s offense had three drives of 10-plus plays and three drives of 70-plus yards.
  • New Hampshire has a 6-2 lifetime record, including 4-0 at home, against Elon.


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