The NE-10 season ended a little sooner than most people in New Haven would have anticipated. The Chargers fell in the second round of the playoffs last Saturday to IUP.
It was another step in the right direction for the NE-10. They had a couple of teams in contention to make the playoffs this year. They had several players break records as well as players near the top of statistical categories in the country.
New Haven made the playoffs for the second consecutive
De'Antwan Williams set the tone for IUP and the game when he took the opening kickoff back 86 yards to the New Haven seven-yard line. He burst through the New Haven kick coverage before finally being dragged down by Kareem Cutler.
Williams was the difference for the Crimson Hawks as New Haven had trouble tackling him all day long. He seemed to bounce off would be tacklers and get more yardage on each run. He finished the game with 125 yards on the ground
Here are some of the recaps from the New Haven/IUP tussle yesterday:
For every team during the season, they have a moment that helps to shape the team and shows them how they will handle a tough situation. That happened on October 18th when New Haven traveled to play Stonehill on a chilly Thursday night in front of a sold out crowd at WB Mason Stadium.
The defining moment for New Haven was their final drive as their chance at a perfect season and NE-10 title held in the balance. They are down 41-38 at Stonehill with 4:47 left in the game that is
Welcome to the second round of the playoffs. The PSAC and NE-10 champions will face off for the second consecutive year for a chance to play for a regional title.
Week 13 Capsules
# 3 IUP (11-1, 6-1 PSAC West) @ # 2 New Haven (10-0, 8-0 NE-10)
When: November 24th, 12:00 PM
All-Time Series: IUP leads the series, 5-3-0
Common Opponents: They share one common opponent this year and both walked away with lopsided victories.