Connecticut Post (Sunday)
UNH remains unbeaten in NE-10
Zach Mauro rushed for 133 yards and a touchdown as New Haven beat Assumption 16-10 on Saturday in West Haven to remain unbeaten in the Northeast-10 Conference.
The win sets up a showdown next Saturday between the Chargers (7-1, 6-0 NE-10) and Bentley, which is also 6-0 in conference play.
Quarterback Connor Degenhardt added 38 yards rushing and a touchdown for UNH in Saturday’s win, while the defense recorded a safety late in the fourth quarter on an intentional grounding in the end zone by Assumption.
Assumption fell to 4-4 (4-2 NE-10).
WCSU 56, Worcester State 30: At Worcester, Mass., Mack Driver rushed for a school-record seven touchdowns and was one of three WestConn players to finish with over 100 yards rushing.
Davis finished with 136 yards on 17 carries for WCSU (4-5, 3-3 MSCAC). His seven scores surpassed Octavias McKoy's five rushing TDs, which he accomplished on three different occasions.
Chad Blaszky led all rushers with 149 yards on 19 carries, while Roy Penn-Consentino added 104 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.
Ke'Vaughn Davis had nine catches for 148 yards and three touchdowns for Worcester State (2-6, 2-4).
MIT 21, Coast Guard 7: At New London, Tafari Wall had the lone score for the Bears on a 12-yard reception in a NEWMAC loss.
Damaso Jaime led Coast Guard (2-6, 0-4 NEWMAC) with 107 yards receiving on three catches.
Brady Klein scored a pair of touchdowns for MIT (4-3, 2-2).
Williams College 42, Trinity 3: At Williamstown, Mass., Joel Nicholas finished with 172 yards and three touchdowns as the Ephs handed the Bantams their first loss of the season.
William Kirby was the leading rusher for Trinity (6-1).
Dan Vaughn had a rushing TD and a recieving TD for Williams, which improved to 7-0.
Amherst 16, Wesleyan 14: At Middletown, the Mammoths erased a 14-point deficit to hand the Cardinals their first loss of the season in four overtimes.
Wesleyan (6-1) built its advantage in the first half on a Charlie McPhee 1-yard touchdown run and a McPhee 5-yard TD reception.
Turner Garland and PJ Clementi had touchdown receptions for Amherst (5-2) in the second half.
CCSU 49, Merrimack 21: at North Andover, Mass., Aaron Dawson ran for 164 yards on 36 carries and scored a touchdown and Central Connecticut scored six touchdowns in the first half.
Blue Devils’ (2-6, 2-2 Northeast Conference) quarterback Romelo Williams had scoring runs of 5 and 1 yards in the first quarter. Central Connecticut went on to score four touchdowns in a sixminute span in the second for a 42-0 advantage.
The Blue Devils ended a five-game losing streak. Central Connecticut’s 49-point effort was its highest since a 49-28 win over Robert Morris on Nov. 16, 2019.