ON CAMPUS A look at the area college sports scene

Monday, September 10, 2012

New Haven ranked 7th in the nation

#leadingthecharge – The University of New Haven football team is the 7th best team in the nation. New Haven moved up five spots in the American Football Coaches Association top-25 poll, coming in at No. 7. New Haven defeated Saint Augustine’s University 24-21, despite losing senior starting quarterback Ryan Osiecki to a hand injury.

According to coach Pete Rossomando, Osiecki bruised his throwing hand in the first quarter of the St. Aug’s win and did not return. He said Osiecki bruised the hand in Week 1 as well but, should start in the next game.
Led by senior backup quarterback Ronnie Nelson’s 150 passing yards and two passing touchdowns, New Haven knocked off Saint Augustine’s in Durham, N.C. The Chargers were No. 12 in the poll after a 45-18 NE-10 victory over Merrimack College in Week 1. The Falcons (1-1, 0-0 CIAA) received 12 votes in the poll after defeating Wingate 28-10 in Week 1.
New Haven takes on NE-10 opponent Pace (0-2, 0-1 NE-10) in Pleasantville, N.Y., Saturday at 1 p.m.


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