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Quarterback Braden Lane and the Plymouth State Panthers will compete against Husson University on Saturday in the New England Bowl. (Photo courtesy: Chris Kilmer/Plymouth State University Athletics)

Written by Matt Noonan

Postseason coverage of small college football continues with “Going Inside” another New England Bowl game: Plymouth State in Hassoun University.

Game time and location: Plymouth State will make the trip to Howson for the second time this fall on Saturday, November 19 with a 12pm kick off (Live stats || video)

Husson’s 2022 season review: For the third straight season, the Eagles won four of six Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Contests to go with a non-league win Alfred State.

Husson finished his regular season roster with five wins, matching his total from 2013 when the Eagles competed in the Eastern College Football Conference (ECFC).

The Eagles notched up some exciting wins this fall, Including a 27-17 victory over Western New England Last month, which gave Howson his first-ever win against the Golden Bears.

quarterback Nick Visser He was recently named the CCC Offensive Player of the Year After finishing the regular season with 14 passing touchdowns for a league-best 2,200 passing yards.

Review of the 2022 season at Plymouth State: The Panthers’ regular season concluded with a disappointing setback last Saturday to the UMass Dartmouth In a win-or-go-home game.

Despite losing to the Corsairs, Plymouth State enjoyed a successful season, with eight wins in 10 competitions, which was one fewer than the Green and White produced in 2017 when they participated. Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) crown with Framingham State.

The Panthers started their campaign with four straight wins, Including the second week’s victory over Hassoun. Manny Sanchez Highlight in the win, they rushed for a game-high 131 yards on 21 carries as quarterback Braden Lane He completed 12 of 17 passes for 107 yards and 1 touchdown.

History of the New England Bowl (for both teams): Saturday’s game between the Eagles and Panthers will be the first time either school will compete in the New England Bowl.

Series history: Plymouth State has won three of its five meetings with Hewson, dating back to the first rivalry between the Panthers and Eagles in 2004. Hewson has beat Plymouth State in 2018 and 2021.

Husson’s last appearance in the latest season: It has been four years since the Eagles last appeared in the postseason (or bowl) contest – Hasson lost RPI In the opening round of 2018 NCAA Division III Competition.

Prior to their meeting with the Engineers, Husson competed in five NCAA Tournament matches, along with two Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) bowl games.

they Only one postseason win occurred in 2017 when overpowered Springfield College In the opening round of the National Postseason.

Last appearance of the Plymouth State season: The Panthers previously advanced to the opening round of the National Postseason in 2017 where they lost to brookport with a score of 66-0.

The green and white have competed in the postseason six times in program history, dating back to their first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 1984 (Plymouth lost to Union College In the quarter-finals with a score of 26-14).

Plymouth State’s only postseason win occurred in 1994 when the Panthers won Merchant Marine19-18, in the first round.

Players to watch on Husson: Nic Visser (QB), Elijah Garnett (RB), John Bell (WR), Ross Walker (WR), Tucker Bozell (pound), Adam Bertrand (pound), Alex Brown (DB) f Sean Savage (pound).

Plymouth State players to watch: Braden Lynn (QB), Manny Sanchez (RB), Willie Lombard (RB), Jake Donahue (WR), Connor Sheehan (palm) , Evan Wilson (pound), Quinn Gerrard (dB), Bryce Ronsky (lbs) f Luke Normando (db).

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