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New Hampshire Wildcats (8-5)


New Hampshire to open 2017 season at rival Maine

(STATS) - New Hampshire will open its 2017 season against archrival Maine for the first time in 25 years, kicking off coach Sean McDonnell's 19th season guiding the CAA Football program.

UNH and Maine, who meet in the "Battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket," haven't faced each other in a season opener since 1992. They have met in the final regular-season game in 16 of McDonnell's 18 seasons.

UNH has won seven straight and 14 of the last 15 meetings to take a 54-43-8 series lead.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Knight1714
Passing TDs: T. Knight14
Rushing Yards: D. Crossan1281
Rushing TDs: D. Crossan10
Receiving Yards: N. O'Connor834
Receiving TDs: N. O'Connor6
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2016
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 at San Diego State L 0 - 31
9/10 vs. Holy Cross W 39 - 28
9/17 at Dartmouth L 21 - 22
9/24 at Rhode Island W 39 - 17
10/1 vs. William & Mary W 21 - 12
10/7 at Elon W 13 - 10
10/15 vs. James Madison L 39 - 42
10/22 at Towson W 21 - 7
10/29 vs. Stony Brook W 43 - 14
11/12 vs. Albany L 25 - 36
11/19 at Maine W 24 - 21
11/26 vs. Lehigh W 64 - 21
12/3 at James Madison L 22 - 55
Colonial Athletic Association
  Conference Overall
1 James Madison 8-0 14-1
11 Villanova 6-2 9-4
17 New Hampshire 6-3 8-5
8 Richmond 5-3 10-4
Maine 5-3 6-5
Albany 4-4 7-4
Stony Brook 4-4 5-6
Towson 3-5 4-7
William & Mary 3-5 5-6
Delaware 2-6 4-7
Rhode Island 1-7 2-9
Elon 1-7 2-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4929 (24)
Passing Yards: 2573 (50)
Rushing Yards: 2356 (24)
Points per game: 28.5 (47)
Yards per game: 379.2 (67)
Touchdowns: 43 (32)
Field Goals: 7 (90)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4907 (100)
Passing Yards: 3117 (113)
Rushing Yards: 1790 (61)
Points per game: 24.3 (38)
Yards per game: 377.5 (52)
Touchdowns: 39 (70)
Field Goals: 6 (15)
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