2012 Bentley University Football News

  • Halloran Invited to New England Patriots’ Rookie Mini Camp
    April 30, 2013
    Halloran Invited to New England Patriots’ Rookie Mini Camp Former Bentley University offensive lineman Nick Halloran (Somerville/ Buckingham, Browne & Nichols) has been invited to participate in the New England Patriots’ Rookie Mini Camp this weekend.
  • Waltham News Tribune: "Helping homecoming for NFL's Mackenzy Bernadeau in Waltham"
    April 24, 2013
    Waltham News Tribune: "Helping homecoming for NFL's Mackenzy Bernadeau in Waltham" Former Bentley All-America Mackenzy Bernadeau, now an offensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys, was back in his hometown to give back to the community, helping out the Bentley service learning program. Scott Souza, sports editor of the Waltham News Tribune, caught up with Mackenzy while he was in town. Here's his article, which appeared online at www.wickedlocal.com/waltham
  • Bentley Places 3 on Academic All-Northeast-10 Football Team
    April 11, 2013
    Bentley Places 3 on Academic All-Northeast-10 Football Team For the fourth straight year, Bentley University had the most players selected for the Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference football team, with three Falcons earning a spot on the 2012 team.
  • Boston Globe North: "Former Fenwick star Bobby Tarr left heart and soul on field at Bentley"
    December 14, 2012
    Boston Globe North: "Former Fenwick star Bobby Tarr left heart and soul on field at Bentley" Jason Mastrodonato, a sports correspondent for the Boston Globe North, wrote about Bentley running back Bobby Tarr, the 2012 recipient of the Nason Award for Senior Achievement from the New England Football Writers. Here's his article, which appeared in the Dec. 9 edition of the Boston Globe North section and online at www.boston.com.
  • Bentley’s Bobby Tarr Selected for 2012 Nason Award
    November 28, 2012
    Bentley’s Bobby Tarr Selected for 2012 Nason Award Bentley University senior running back Bobby Tarr (Byfield/Bishop Fenwick HS) has been selected for the 2012 Nason Award for Senior Achievement by the New England Football Writers. Tarr will be recognized on Thursday, Dec. 6 when the NEFW holds its annual Captains and Awards Banquet at the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham. The Nason Award has been presented annually since 1958 to the senior who has persevered against all odds to succeed in football.
  • Hopwood Named to NEFW Division II-III All-New England Team
    November 23, 2012
    Hopwood Named to NEFW Division II-III All-New England Team Bentley University junior linebacker Blaine Hopwood (New Bedford/New Bedford HS) has been named to the 2012 New England Football Writers Division II-III All-New England team.
  • Six Bentley Players Selected for All-Northeast-10 Football Team
    November 14, 2012
    Six Bentley Players Selected for All-Northeast-10 Football Team Five members of the 8-2 Bentley University Falcons have been selected to the All-Northeast-10 Conference football first team, including repeat honoree and left tackle Nick Halloran (Somerville/BB&N School). Joining Halloran on the first team was sophomore wide receiver Jeff Hill (Mansfield/Mansfield HS) and three members of the Falcons’ nationally-ranked defense: junior linebacker Blaine Hopwood (New Bedford/New Bedford HS), senior defensive end Matt Campo (Dedham/Catholic Memorial HS) and senior safety Steve Hopkins (Waltham/Waltham HS).
  • Guadagnoli, Tarr Spark 2nd-Half Comeback as Bentley Wins 8th, 20-13 over Assumption
    November 10, 2012
    Guadagnoli, Tarr Spark 2nd-Half Comeback as Bentley Wins 8th, 20-13 over Assumption Junior Danny Guadagnoli (Framingham/Framingham HS) threw three TD passes in the final 15:15, including a go-ahead 54-yard screen to senior tailback Bobby Tarr (Byfield/ Bishop Fenwick HS) midway through the fourth, as Bentley University scored 20 unanswered points to best visiting Assumption College, 20-13, Saturday afternoon at Bentley.
  • Bergen Record: "Tough times make son, father closer"
    November 10, 2012
    Bergen Record: "Tough times make son, father closer" Bergen Record sports writer Jeff Roberts recently caught up with Bentley offensive lineman Joe Morra, whose football career was in question following a serious broken leg last December. Weeks after his injury, his father was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Both are now doing well, and their story is in this article that appeared in Friday's paper and online at www.northjersey.com
  • Comments from Coach Walsh from Wednesday's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    November 08, 2012
    Comments from Coach Walsh from Wednesday's New England FB Writers Luncheon Bentley assistant football coach Sean Walsh spoke at Wednesday’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about last week’s win at Southern Connecticut State and this Saturday’s game with Assumption as part of NE-10 Championship Weekend.
  • Lockwood Named to Capital One Academic All-District 1 Team
    November 08, 2012
    Lockwood Named to Capital One Academic All-District 1 Team Bentley University senior placekicker Will Lockwood (Menlo Park, Calif./ Sacred Heart Prep) has been voted to the 2012 Capital One NCAA Division II Academic All-District 1 team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Bentley Hosts Assumption as Part of NE-10 Championship Weekend; Falcons Seek Win #8
    November 07, 2012
    Bentley Hosts Assumption as Part of NE-10 Championship Weekend; Falcons Seek Win #8 Eight weeks after the Bentley University Falcons pulled out a last minute 21-14 victory over Assumption College out in Worcester, the two teams will square off again Saturday afternoon, this time in Waltham as part of the Northeast-10 Championship Weekend. Kickoff is slated for 12 noon.
  • Attleboro Sun Chronicle: "Quite the catch"
    November 04, 2012
    Attleboro Sun Chronicle: "Quite the catch" Danny Crandall, a sports writer for the Attleboro Sun Chronicle, wrote about talented Bentley sophomore wide receiver in today's edition of the paper, and online at www.thesunchronicle.com.
  • Carter, Tarr Lead Bentley to 7th Win, 24-14 over Southern Connecticut
    November 03, 2012
    Carter, Tarr Lead Bentley to 7th Win, 24-14 over Southern Connecticut Junior linebacker AC Carter (Marlborough, Mass./Marlborough HS) recovered an errant snap in the end zone for a go-ahead touchdown with 8:50 left, and senior Bobby Tarr (Byfield, Mass./Bishop Fenwick HS) rushed for two TDs while eclipsing 2,000 yards for his career, as Bentley University topped Southern Connecticut State, 24-14, in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon at Jess Dow Field.
  • Comments from Coach Boerman from Today's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    October 31, 2012
    Comments from Coach Boerman from Today's New England FB Writers Luncheon Bentley head football coach Thom Boerman spoke at today’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about last week’s reunion of the 1972 team and Homecoming win over Merrimack, as well as this week’s game at Southern Connecticut.
  • After Bounce-Back Win, Bentley Heads to Southern Connecticut in Search of Win #7
    October 31, 2012
    After Bounce-Back Win, Bentley Heads to Southern Connecticut in Search of Win #7 Following back-to-back four-point losses that knocked the team out of the Northeast-10 Conference title race, the Bentley University Falcons bounced back in style this past Saturday, excelling on both sides of the ball en route to a 38-21 Homecoming Day win over Merrimack College.
  • Hill Named Northeast-10 Offensive Player of the Week
    October 29, 2012
    Hill Named Northeast-10 Offensive Player of the Week For the second time this season, Bentley University sophomore wide receiver Jeff Hill (Mansfield/Mansfield HS) has been named the Offensive Player of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Guadagnoli, Hill Shine as Bentley Posts Homecoming Win over Merrimack, 38-21
    October 27, 2012
    Guadagnoli, Hill Shine as Bentley Posts Homecoming Win over Merrimack, 38-21 Junior quarterback Danny Guadagnoli (Framingham/Framingham HS) threw a pair of TD passes to standout sophomore receiver Jeff Hill (Mansfield/Mansfield HS) and also ran for two other scores while amassing 417 yards of total offense as Bentley University celebrated Homecoming with a 38-21 win over Merrimack College in Northeast-10 football Saturday afternoon.
  • Defensive-Minded Bentley Falcons Seek Homecoming Win against Explosive Merrimack
    October 24, 2012
    Defensive-Minded Bentley Falcons Seek Homecoming Win against Explosive Merrimack After seeing their chances of a berth in the inaugural Northeast-10 Conference football championship game vanish with a second consecutive four-point loss, the Bentley University Falcons will look to get back on the winning track Saturday while celebrating Homecoming 2012. The potent Merrimack College Warriors, coming off an 81-point explosion on Saturday, will provide the opposition for the 2 pm contest.
  • Comments from Coach Walsh from Today's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    October 24, 2012
    Comments from Coach Walsh from Today's New England FB Writers Luncheon Bentley assistant football coach Sean Walsh spoke at today’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about last week’s game at American International and this week’s Homecoming game against Merrimack.
  • AIC Rallies Late for 27-23 Win over Bentley, Ending Falcons’ NE-10 Championship Game Hopes
    October 20, 2012
    AIC Rallies Late for 27-23 Win over Bentley, Ending Falcons’ NE-10 Championship Game Hopes Disappointment hit the Bentley University Falcons hard Saturday afternoon as the combination of two American International College touchdowns in the final 16 minutes and three fourth-quarter turnovers resulted in a 27-23 loss to the Yellow Jackets in Northeast-10 Conference football at Ronald J. Abdow Field.
  • Bentley Looks to Keep Championship Game Hopes Alive Saturday at AIC
    October 17, 2012
    Bentley Looks to Keep Championship Game Hopes Alive Saturday at AIC The road to the inaugural Northeast-10 Conference football championship game is a long and difficult one, one that will continue Saturday out in Springfield. A week after dropping a close decision to the University of New Haven, then the number five team in Division II and currently number three, the Bentley University Falcons are preparing for another team that has won five in a row, American International College.
  • Comments from Coach Boerman from Today's New England Football Writers Luncheon
    October 17, 2012
    Comments from Coach Boerman from Today's New England Football Writers Luncheon Bentley head football coach Thom Boerman spoke at today’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about last Saturday’s game with New Haven and the Falcons’ upcoming game at American International this Saturday.
  • #5 New Haven Edges Bentley, 17-13, in Battle of Defensive-Minded Unbeatens
    October 13, 2012
    #5 New Haven Edges Bentley, 17-13, in Battle of Defensive-Minded Unbeatens Bentley University junior quarterback Danny Guadagnoli (Framingham/ Framingham HS) threw a pair of second-half touchdown passes, but it wasn’t enough as the University of New Haven, ranked fifth nationally in Division II, held off the Falcons, 17-13 , in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon before a Bentley Family Day crowd of more than 3,500.
  • Boston Globe: "Hopkins twins bolster Bentley's hopes"
    October 13, 2012
    Boston Globe: "Hopkins twins bolster Bentley's hopes" Boston Globe sportswriter Craig Larson spoke with Bentley's twin senior safeties, Don and Steve Hopkins, prior to Saturday's game with New Haven. Here's his article, which appeared in the Oct. 13 edition of the paper and online at www.boston.com.
  • Behind the Scenes with the Bentley Falcons on Game Day
    October 10, 2012
    Behind the Scenes with the Bentley Falcons on Game Day D2football.com correspondent Paul Falewicz spent Saturday with the Bentley Falcons, observing what happens behind the scenes pregame as well as during the game. Here is his report after a day of being a “fly on the wall”
  • Comments from Coach Boerman from Today's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    October 10, 2012
    Comments from Coach Boerman from Today's New England FB Writers Luncheon Bentley head football coach Thom Boerman spoke at today’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about this past week’s win at Saint Anselm and this Saturday’s Northeast-10 showdown with New Haven in a battle of unbeatens.
  • Bentley Set to Take on 5th-Ranked New Haven Saturday in Battle of Northeast-10 Unbeatens
    October 10, 2012
    Bentley Set to Take on 5th-Ranked New Haven Saturday in Battle of Northeast-10 Unbeatens The Bentley University Falcons have opened the 2012 season with five consecutive wins, including four against Northeast-10 Conference opponents, and own a seven-game winning streak. The University of New Haven Chargers, unbeaten in their last 12 conference games and coming off a season that saw them reach the NCAA quarterfinals, have done the same.
  • WickedLocal.com/Waltham: "Waltham's Steve Hopkins has head back in game with Bentley football"
    October 10, 2012
    WickedLocal.com/Waltham: "Waltham's Steve Hopkins has head back in game with Bentley football" Scott Souza, sports editor for the Waltham News Tribune and WickedLocal.com/Waltham recently spoke to Bentley senior safety and NE-10 Defensive Player of the Week Steve Hopkins as his team prepares for its biggest game of the season. This article appeared online Oct. 10, 2012 and will be in the Oct. 12 edition of the paper.
  • S. Hopkins Named Northeast-10 Defensive Player of the Week
    October 09, 2012
    S. Hopkins Named Northeast-10 Defensive Player of the Week Bentley University senior safety Steve Hopkins (Waltham/Waltham HS) has been named the Defensive Player of the Year in the Northeast-10 Conference after his outstanding performance in Saturday night’s 38-28 win over Saint Anselm College.
  • Takeaways by S. Hopkins Propel Undefeated Bentley to 38-28 Win at Saint Anselm
    October 06, 2012
    Takeaways by S. Hopkins Propel Undefeated Bentley to 38-28 Win at Saint Anselm Fifth-year senior safety Steve Hopkins (Waltham, Mass./Waltham HS) had three takeaways, all of which led to scores, as Bentley University remained undefeated with a 38-28 win over Saint Anselm College in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday evening at Grappone Stadium.
  • Melrose Free Press: "Melrose High grad Jack Pizzotti earning wings at Bentley"
    October 05, 2012
    Melrose Free Press: "Melrose High grad Jack Pizzotti earning wings at Bentley" Chris Hurley of the Melrose Free Press, and wickedlocal.com/melrose, recently spoke with Bentley senior running back/kick returner Jack Pizzotti. Here's his story, which ran in the Oct. 4 edition of the paper and online at www.wickedlocal.com.
  • Comments from Coach Walsh from Today's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    October 03, 2012
    Comments from Coach Walsh from Today's New England FB Writers Luncheon Bentley assistant football coach Sean Walsh spoke at today’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about the Falcons’ win over Stonehill College and their upcoming game at Saint Anselm Saturday evening.
  • Defensive-Minded Bentley Falcons Take Perfect Record to Saint Anselm
    October 03, 2012
    Defensive-Minded Bentley Falcons Take Perfect Record to Saint Anselm A quick look at the upcoming schedule for the Bentley University Falcons shows upcoming meetings with the two teams who currently share first place in the Northeast-10 Conference with coach Thom Boerman’s team, nationally-ranked New Haven and American International. However, those two games, set for Oct. 13 and 20 respectively, won’t have the same luster if Bentley doesn’t take care of business this Saturday night when the Falcons put their unbeaten record (4-0 overall, 3-0 NE-10) and six-game winning streak on the line at Saint Anselm College. Kickoff at Grappone Stadium is set for 7 pm.
  • Undefeated Bentley Shuts Down Stonehill, 17-7, for 6th Consecutive Win
    September 28, 2012
    Undefeated Bentley Shuts Down Stonehill, 17-7, for 6th Consecutive Win Junior Lorenzo Warren (Boston/Catholic Memorial HS) and senior Jack Pizzotti (Melrose/Malden Catholic HS) each ran for a touchdown, and junior linebacker Blaine Hopwood (New Bedford/New Bedford HS) led a strong defensive effort, as Bentley University stayed undefeated with a rain-soaked 17-7 win over visiting Stonehill College in Northeast-10 Conference football Friday night.
  • 3-0 Bentley Hosts Stonehill Friday Night in Search of Sixth Straight W
    September 26, 2012
    3-0 Bentley Hosts Stonehill Friday Night in Search of Sixth Straight W Entering the final weekend of September, four Northeast-10 football teams sport unblemished conference records. Two of those will square off under the Friday night lights at Bentley University when the Falcons return from a bye week to host Stonehill College at 7 pm.
  • Comments from Coach Walsh from This Week's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    September 26, 2012
    Comments from Coach Walsh from This Week's New England FB Writers Luncheon Bentley assistant football coach Sean Walsh spoke at Wednesday's New England Football Writers Luncheon about the Falcons’ upcoming game with Stonehill College Friday night.
  • Boston Globe South:"Mansfield's Hill has eye on end zone at Bentley"
    September 20, 2012
    Boston Globe South:"Mansfield's Hill has eye on end zone at Bentley" Boston Globe sports correspondent John Johnson spoke with Bentley sophomore wide receiver Jeff Hill after Hill's game-winning 70-yard TD reception at Assumption last Friday night. Here's his story, which appeared in the Sept. 20 edition of the Boston Globe South, and online at www.boston.com
  • Comments from Coach Boerman from Today's New England FB Writers Luncheon
    September 19, 2012
    Comments from Coach Boerman from Today's New England FB Writers Luncheon Bentley football coach Thom Boerman spoke at today’s New England Football Writers Luncheon about Friday night’s second-half comeback at Assumption, and also presented the weekly Gold Helmet to his quarterback, Danny Guadagnoli.
  • Guadagnoli Named Gold Helmet Winner for Performance at Assumption
    September 19, 2012
    Guadagnoli Named Gold Helmet Winner for Performance at Assumption Junior quarterback Danny Guadagnoli (Framingham/Framingham HS), who directed the Bentley University Falcons to a come-from-behind win at Assumption College Friday night, has been selected for this week’s Gold Helmet Award for the college division
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