2013 Bentley University Football News

  • Eddy, Fritsch & 2001 National Championship Field Hockey Team Tabbed for NE-10 Hall of Fame
    June 02, 2014
    Two former Bentley University standouts, football quarterback Marc Eddy ’05 (Southboro) and men’s basketball forward Nate Fritsch ’08 (Durham, N.C.), and the Falcons’ 2001 NCAA Division II national championship field hockey team are part of the Class of 2014 selections for the Northeast-10 Conference Hall of Fame.
  • Bentley Trio Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society
    May 15, 2014
    Three former Bentley University football players have been named to the 2014 Hampshire Honor Society by the National Football Foundation. They are Brian Benedetto (Lincroft, N.J./Middletown South HS), Mike DiLegge (Scarsdale, N.Y./Eastchester HS) and Kent Kozar (Fairport, N.Y./McQuaid Jesuit HS).
  • Guadagnoli & Kozar Earn Academic All-Northeast-10 Honors
    January 31, 2014
    Bentley University seniors Danny Guadagnoli (Framingham/Framingham HS) and Kent Kozar (Fairport, N.Y./McQuaid Jesuit HS) have been selected for the 2013 Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference football team. It’s the second time that Guadagnoli has earned the honor and a first for Kozar.
  • Hill Earns All-Region Recognition from Don Hansen's Football Gazette
    January 17, 2014
    Bentley University junior wide receiver Jeff Hill (Mansfield/Mansfield HS) has been named to the Don Hansen Football Gazette Division II All-East Region third team following his standout 2013 season.
  • Waltham News Tribune: "Happy homecoming for new Bentley University football coach"
    December 27, 2013
    Scott Souza, sports editor of the Waltham News Tribune and wickedlocal.com/waltham, recently spoke with newly-named Bentley football coach Bill Kavanaugh. Here's his story, which appeared in the Dec. 27 edition of the paper and online at www.wickedlocal.com/waltham.
  • Kavanaugh Returns to Bentley as Head Football Coach after Six Years at Penn State
    December 20, 2013
    Bill Kavanaugh, a 2004 graduate of Bentley University and currently the Director of Player Personnel for Penn State University Football, has been named the head football coach at his alma mater, Athletics Director Bob DeFelice announced this morning.
  • Hill Named NEFW Division II/III All-New England
    November 26, 2013
    Bentley University junior wide receiver Jeff Hill (Mansfield/Mansfield HS) has been named to the 2013 New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England team following his outstanding season for the Falcons.
  • Guadagnoli Named d2football.com Offensive Player of the Week
    November 21, 2013
    Following his outstanding performance in Saturday’s 56-41 win over Saint Anselm College, Bentley University senior quarterback Danny Guadagnoli (Framingham/Framingham HS) has been named the National Offensive Player of the Week by d2football.com.
  • Hill Earns 1st-Team All-Northeast-10 Honors for 2nd Time
    November 20, 2013
    For the second straight year, Bentley University junior wide receiver Jeff Hill (Mansfield/Mansfield HS) has been voted to the All-Northeast-10 Conference first team.
  • Boerman Retires as Bentley Football Coach
    November 20, 2013
    After 28 years on the coaching staff, the last five as head coach, Bentley University football coach Thom Boerman will retire as of November 30, 2013, Director of Athletics Bob DeFelice announced.
  • Guadagnoli Turns in Record-Setting Performance as Bentley Flies Past Saint Anselm, 56-41
    November 16, 2013
    Senior quarterback Danny Guadagnoli (Framingham/Framingham HS) broke the single game and season Bentley University records for passing yards and total offense while accounting for a total of six touchdowns as the Falcons used a school record 694 yards of offense to register a 56-41 home field victory over Saint Anselm College during Northeast-10 Championship Weekend Saturday afternoon.
  • Bentley Hosts Saint Anselm Saturday as Part of NE-10 Championship Weekend
    November 14, 2013
    Following a difficult trip to New Haven, the Bentley University Falcons will look to close out the season on a positive note when they host Saint Anselm College Saturday at noon as part of Northeast-10 Conference Championship Weekend. Kickoff for the Falcons’ seventh home game of 2013 is 12 noon. Bentley finished the regular season as the sixth seed and Saint Anselm was number nine.
  • Bentley Overpowered by New Haven’s Ground Game, 54-10
    November 09, 2013
    Senior tailback Mike DeCaro (Weston, Fla.) rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns in only 11 carries, and also had a 71-yard punt return for a score, as the University of New Haven tallied two TDs in every quarter en route to a 54-10 win over Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon at DellaCamera Stadium.
  • Following Win over Southern Connecticut, Bentley Will Seek No. 6 on New Haven's Blue Turf
    November 07, 2013
    With Northeast-10 Championship Weekend only a week away, only two teams have their seeding determined. The Bentley University Falcons will be the sixth seed while the three-time defending champion University of New Haven Chargers will be number three. And those two teams will square off this Saturday on New Haven’s famed blue turf, with kickoff now set for 12 noon after being changed from 1 pm earlier this week.
  • Comments from Coach Velasquez from Wednesday's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    November 07, 2013
    Bentley assistant football coach Rob Velasquez spoke at Wednesday’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about Saturday’s win over Southern Connecticut and this week’s game at New Haven.
  • Boerman Named Recipient of 2013 Murray Lewis Award
    November 05, 2013
    Bentley University football coach Thom Boerman has been named the 2013 recipient of the Murray Lewis Award, which is presented annually by the Boston Chapter of the Eastern Association of Intercollegiate Football Officials to recognize a person’s positive contributions to New England College football.
  • McDonald & Ford Earn Weekly Honors from Northeast-10; Baron Receives Kicking Award
    November 04, 2013
    Bentley University freshman safety Sam McDonald (Norfolk/ King Phillip Regional HS) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Defensive Player of the Week and classmate Tyler Ford (Amherst, N.H./Souhegan HS) was the selection as Special Teams Player of the Week following their efforts in a 24-19 win over Southern Connecticut State University Saturday afternoon.
  • Guadagnoli & Hill Combine to Lead Bentley Past Southern Connecticut, 24-19
    November 02, 2013
    Guadagnoli finished 22 of 34 for 337 yards with Hill on the receiving end of nine aerials for 178 Senior quarterback Danny Guadagnoli (Framingham/Framingham HS) accounted for three touchdowns, including a pair of scoring passes to junior Jeff Hill (Mansfield/Mansfield HS), and the Falcon defense came up with two late takeaways as Bentley University posted a 24-19 Senior Day w
  • Bentley Looks to Bounce Back on Senior Day When Falcons Take on Southern Connecticut
    October 31, 2013
    Following back-to-back losses to two of the Northeast-10’s most prolific offensive teams, the Bentley University Falcons will look to get back on track Saturday afternoon when they host Southern Connecticut State on Senior Day. Kickoff is slated for 2 pm.
  • Despite 433 Yards Total Offense by Guadagnoli, Bentley Falls to Merrimack in Shootout, 40-34
    October 26, 2013
    Bentley University senior quarterback Danny Guadagnoli (Framingham/ Framingham HS) amassed a career-high 433 yards of total offense, but a last minute comeback bid fell short and the Falcons dropped a 40-34 decision to explosive Merrimack College in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon at Marrone-Mejail Field.
  • Comments from Coach Boerman from Wednesday's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    October 24, 2013
    Bentley football coach Thom Boerman spoke at Wednesday’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about last Saturday’s Homecoming Game against AIC and this week’s game at Merrimack.
  • Boston Globe West: Former Bentley football great Dallas Mall starring on a new field"
    October 24, 2013
    Lenny Megliola caught up with former Bentley standout receiver Dallas Mall, owner of more TD receptions than anyone to play college football, to talk about his success in a different sport. Mall is one of the newest entrants into the Northeast-10 Hall of Fame. This article appeared in the Oct. 24 edition of Boston Globe West and online at www.bostonglobe.com
  • Bentley Looks to Spoil Merrimack’s Homecoming and Claim Win No. 5
    October 23, 2013
    After having their Homecoming spoiled by American International College, the Bentley University Falcons will look to be the spoiler this Saturday when they travel to North Andover to take on high-scoring Merrimack College. Kickoff for the Warriors’ Homecoming game is set for 1 pm.
  • Arduino Runs for 4 TDs and Passes for Another as AIC Spoils Bentley's Homecoming, 42-14
    October 19, 2013
    Junior quarterback Kevin Arduino (Cornwall, N.Y.) rushed for four touchdowns and threw for another as American International College spoiled Bentley University’s Homecoming with a 42-14 win in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon. The win was AIC’s first on the Bentley field since 1999.
  • Boston Globe West: Medfield’s Michael Baron getting his kicks at Bentley
    October 17, 2013
    Marvin Pave, a sports correspondent for the Boston Globe West, recently spoke to Bentley kicker Michael Baron after the sophomore tied a school and conference record for field goals in a game. His article appeared in the Oct. 17 edition of Globe West and online at www.boston.com and www.bostonglobe.com
  • Northeast-10 Hall of Fame Inductees Mall & Barker to be Recognized by Bentley
    October 17, 2013
    A pair of former Bentley University All-Americas, football wide receiver Dallas Mall ‘04 and women’s basketball center Kelly Barker ‘01, were among the Class of 2013 Inductees into the Northeast-10 Conference Hall of Fame. Both will be recognized by their alma mater at upcoming contests with Mall’s ceremony Saturday during halftime of the Homecoming football game against American International and Barker on Nov. 16 when the nationally-ranked women’s basketball team takes on Dowling College in the home opener.
  • Homecoming 2013 Features Bentley Looking to Continue Home Success vs. AIC in Battle of 4-2 Teams
    October 16, 2013
    Since the start of the 2005 season, the Bentley University Falcons and American International College Yellow Jackets have squared off on the gridiron nine times and on each occasion, the home team has prevailed. Bentley, 4-2 overall and 3-2 in the conference, will be looking to continue that trend Saturday when they host AIC on Homecoming Day 2013, with kickoff slated for 2 pm.
  • Comments from Coach Walsh from Wednesday's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    October 16, 2013
    Bentley assistant football coach Sean Walsh spoke at Wednesday’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about last Saturday’s record-setting win at Pace and this Saturday’s Homecoming Game against AIC.
  • Bentley Ties School Record for Total Offense in 56-13 Win at Pace
    October 12, 2013
    Outstanding first halves by junior tailback Jet Kollie (Lowell, Mass./ Lowell HS), senior quarterback Danny Guadanoli (Framingham, Mass./Framingham HS) and junior wide receiver Jeff Hill (Mansfield, Mass./Mansfield HS) propelled Bentley University to a 28-7 lead and the Falcons went on to a 56-13 win over Pace University in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon at Pace Field.
  • Comments from Coach Velasquez from Wednesday's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    October 10, 2013
    Bentley assistant football coach Rob Velasquez spoke at Wednesday’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about Saturday’s win over Saint Anselm and this week’s game at Pace.
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