November 14, 2013

Game Preview: Husson University vs. Mount Ida College

Bangor, ME - On Saturday, November 16th at 12:00 PM Husson will host ECFC opponent Mount Ida College. The Eagles (5-4) are coming off a tough loss at Norwich University last weekend falling 28-23. The Mustangs (4-5) also were dealt a loss on the road when they traveled to SUNY Maritime and were defeated 16-7.

The Eagles have a 4-2 conference record this season and are looking to finish their first winning season in many years with another win over the Mustangs.

In a pregame ceremony the Eagles will honor their seniors as they play their final home game.

Also on Saturday, any Youth Football player in uniform will receive free admission for themselves and their parents!

Husson University (5-4) vs. Mount Ida College (4-5)
Saturday, November 16th Noon
Bangor, ME

Last Meeting: 2012  Mount Ida 30 – Husson 3

Last Week:     Husson lost 28-23 to Norwich (VT)
                     Mount Ida lost 16-7 to SUNY Maritime (NY)

Averages:      Husson Offense 20.3 points per game
                      yards per game 263 (64.8 passing 198 rushing)

        Husson Defense 18.3 points allowed per game
        yards allowed per game 279.2 (139.9 passing 139.3 rushing)

        Mount Ida Offense 23.1 points per game
        yards per game 329.7 (205.2 passing, 124.4 rushing)

        Mount Ida Defense points allowed per game 26.3
        yards allowed per game 296.7 (90.2 passing, 206.4 rushing)

Players to Watch:

Husson University

Byron Jackson Sr. RB  5'8" 202 Bridgeport, CT

Ernest Wiggins Sr. DT 6'2" 270 Bridgeport, CT

Shabashe McIntosh Jr. TB-Kick Return 5'8" 150 Bridgeport, CT

Ryan Dorso Jr. TB 5'9" 185 Farmington, ME

Desmond Nutter Sr. 6' 245 Belgrade, ME

Ellis Throckmorton Fy. ILB 6'3" 212 Bangor, ME


Mount Ida College

Jawad Yatim Jr. QB 6'1" 220 Shrewsbury, MA

Melquan Pinkey So. RB 5'9" 170 Springfield, MA

Chris McNally Jr. RB 5'7" 185 Bourne, MA

Jordan Hyman Sr. WR 5'10" 170 Middletown, CT

Kayin Smithson Jr. LB 6' 211 Vilseck, Germany

Jon Proto Sr. DL 6'2" 263 North Haven, CT

Jovan Wilkins Jr. DB 5'10" 160 Poughkeepsie, NY

Game Notes:

This is the final game of the regular season for both teams.
This is the 11th matchup between the two schools, Mount Ida holding a 7-3 overall record over Husson.
Mount Ida was the first team Husson Football ever hosted for a home game on September 20th, 2003.
The two schools are 254 miles apart.
Mustang rookie linebacker D'Andre Smith (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) has been named the ECFC Rookie of the Week two times this season.
Live stats can be found here http://livestats.prestosports.com/ecfc/ and the live game webcast can be seen here http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/husson.portal#