2016 Bentley University Football News

  • Gemma & Hardy Named Bentley’s Outstanding Senior Athletes; French Recipient of Powers Award
    May 04, 2017
    All-America women’s basketball player Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) and football linebacker Bryan Hardy (Barnstable/Barnstable HS), a first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America®, have been named the Outstanding Senior Athletes at Bentley University. In addition, hockey standout Max French (West Kelowna, B.C./West Kelowna Warriors) was selected for the Edward J. Powers Scholar Athlete Award as Bentley’s premier senior scholar-athlete.
  • Bentley Football Announces 2017 Recruiting Class; Athletes from 8 States & Quebec Included
    March 24, 2017
    Twenty-eight high school football players, from eight different states and the Province of Quebec, will continue their football and academic careers at Bentley University, Falcon head coach Bill Kavanaugh announced.
  • Hardy Selected as Northeast-10’s Sport Excellence Winner for Football
    February 22, 2017
    Bentley University senior linebacker Bryan Hardy (Barnstable/Barnstable HS), a first-team CoSIDA Division II Academic All-America last fall, has been selected as the Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence award winner for football in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Ford Selected for 2016 D2CCA All-America Football Team
    December 14, 2016
    Bentley University senior punter Tyler Ford (Amherst, N.H./Souhegan HS) has been chosen for the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association All-America first team by the nation’s sports information directors.
  • Ford Selected D2CCA 1st-Team All-Super Region 1
    December 02, 2016
    Record-setting Bentley University senior punter Tyler Ford (Amherst, N.H./ Souhegan HS) has been selected for the 2016 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association All-Super Region 1 first team by the region’s sports information directors. Ford is Bentley’s first first-team honoree since 2009 and its first two-time All-Region honoree since long-time NFL offensive lineman Mackenzy Bernadeau (2006-07).
  • NE10 Launches Bold New Vision for its Future
    December 01, 2016
    Today, the Northeast-10 Conference, in conjunction with leading brand development firm SME, revealed an innovative new vision for its future with the launch of a comprehensive new brand platform and accompanying brand campaign. Additionally, the Conference unveiled a new identity system, focused on refreshing the existing logo and moniker.
  • Hardy & McDonald Selected to CoSIDA Academic All-America® Football Team
    November 30, 2016
    One of the highest accolades a student-athlete can receive is selection to the Academic All-America team by the College Sports Information Directors of America®. Two Bentley University football captains, senior linebacker Bryan Hardy (Barnstable/ Barnstable HS) and senior defensive back Sam McDonald (Norfolk/King Philip Reg. HS), received that prestigious honor Wednesday when they were selected to the 2016 CoSIDA Division II Academic All-America football team. It was the first time in program history that Bentley has had two players selected in the same season.
  • Hardy & Ford Named to NEFW Division II-III All-New England Team
    November 28, 2016
    Bentley University seniors Bryan Hardy (Barnstable/Barnstable HS) and Tyler Ford (Amherst, N.H./Souhegan HS) have been selected to the Division II-III All-New England team by the New England Football Writers.
  • Bentley Placed 4 on All-Northeast-10 Team, including 3 1st-Team Selections
    November 17, 2016
    The Bentley University Falcons placed three student-athletes on the 2016 All-Northeast-10 Conference football first team with senior left tackle Eric Beckwith (North Attleboro/ North Attleboro HS), linebacker Bryan Hardy (Barnstable/Barnstable HS) and punter Tyler Ford (Amherst, N.H./Souhegan HS) receiving the honor.
  • Stonehill Avenges Earlier Loss, Rolls to 38-21 win over Bentley
    November 12, 2016
    Sophomore quarterback James Lam (Quincy) threw three TD passes and ran for another, and freshman Matthew Haite (Kingston) booted three field goals, as Stonehill College rolled to a 38-21 win over Bentley University in college football action Saturday afternoon at Bentley.
  • Quartet Named Bentley Football Captains for 2016 Season
    November 11, 2016
    Offensive linemen Matt Biscardi (Holbrook, N.Y./St. Anthony’s HS), punter Tyler Ford (Amherst, N.H./Souhegan HS), linebacker Bryan Hardy (Barnstable/Barnstable HS) and safety Sam McDonald (Norfolk/King Philip Reg. HS) have been named captains of the 2016 Bentley University football team, head coach Bill Kavanaugh announced today.
  • Bentley Hosts Stonehill Saturday, Looking to Complete Season on Winning Note
    November 09, 2016
    Three weeks after posting a 27-7 win over Stonehill College, the Bentley University Falcons will square off against the Skyhawks again this Saturday at home, looking to complete the season on a winning note and on the positive side of .500.
  • Coach Kavanaugh's comments from this week's New England Football Writers Luncheon
    November 09, 2016
    Comments from Coach Kavanaugh at the Nov. 9 New England Football Writers Luncheon. He spoke about last week's game and Saturday's rematch with Stonehill
  • Turnovers Costly as Bentley Falls to New Haven, 17-7
    November 05, 2016
    The Bentley University defense overcame a Falcon fumble at their own 16 in the first half. They couldn’t do the same in the third quarter and went on to drop a 17-7 decision to the University of New Haven in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon at DellaCamera Stadium.
  • Biscardi, Carmichael & Sarnoski Named Bentley Football Captains for Week 10
    November 04, 2016
    Grad student Matt Biscardi (Holbrook, N.Y./St. Anthony’s HS), senior Jack Sarnoski (Lancaster/Nashoba Reg. HS) and sophomore Andrew Carmichael (Wayland/Wayland HS) will serve as the Bentley University football captains for Saturday’s game at the University of New Haven, head coach Bill Kavanaugh announced.
  • Coach Kavanaugh's comments from the N.E. Football Writers Luncheon
    November 03, 2016
    During the New England Football Writers luncheon on Wednesday, Bentley head coach Bill Kavanaugh spoke about last week's game at Southern Connecticut and this Saturday's contest at New Haven
  • Hardy & McDonald Garner CoSIDA Academic All-District® Honors
    November 03, 2016
    Seniors Bryan Hardy (Barnstable/Barnstable HS) and Sam McDonald (Norfolk/King Philip Reg. HS), two key contributors to a Bentley University defense that is 19th in Division II in takeaways and 31st in scoring defense, have been selected for the 2016 Division II Academic All-District 1 football team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Bentley Set for Return Visit to Connecticut, Looking for Better Results
    November 02, 2016
    A week after a disappointing performance at Southern Connecticut State, the Bentley University Falcons will return to the Nutmeg State this weekend, moving south about five miles to take on the University of New Haven. Saturday’s game at Dellacamera Stadium will be a noon start, with a link to the webcast available at www.bentleyfalcons.com.
  • Southern Connecticut Capitalizes on Special Teams Mistakes for 35-13 Win over Bentley
    October 29, 2016
    A pair of major mistakes on special teams – a fumble on the opening kickoff and a blocked punt – both led to touchdowns and propelled Southern Connecticut State University to a 35-13 win over Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon at Jess Dow Field.
  • Biscardi, L. Hardy & Fawehinmi Tabbed as Bentley Captains for Week 9
    October 28, 2016
    Grad student and left guard Matt Biscardi (Holbrook, N.Y./St. Anthony’s HS), senior corner Lamar Hardy (Centreville, Va./Westfield HS) and junior defensive back Michael Fawehinmi (Lynn/St. John’s Prep) will serve as captains for the Bentley University football team during Saturday’s game at Southern Connecticut State University, head coach Bill Kavanaugh announced.
  • Coach Kavanaugh's comments from today's New England Football Writers Luncheon
    October 26, 2016
    Comments from Coach Kavanaugh at today's New England Football Writers Luncheon. He spoke about last week's win over Stonehill and this week's game at Southern Connecticut.
  • Bentley Travels to Southern Connecticut Saturday, Looking to Make it a 4-1 October
    October 26, 2016
    Alone in third place in the Northeast-10 Conference, the Bentley University Falcons will look to make it a 4-1 month of October when they travel to New Haven, Conn. to take on Southern Connecticut State University Saturday afternoon. Kickoff is slated for 3 pm with a link to the live webcast available at www.bentleyfalcons.com.
  • Thorbahn Named Both Defensive Player and Rookie of Week in Northeast-10
    October 24, 2016
    As a result of his standout play Saturday, Bentley University freshman cornerback Peter Thorbahn (Norwell/Xaverian Bros. HS) has been recognized as both the Defensive Player of the Week and the Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Lowrie Throws for 3 Scores and Falcon Defense Excels as Bentley Flies Past Stonehill, 27-7
    October 22, 2016
    Junior quarterback Mack Lowrie (Foxborough/Roxbury Latin HS) threw three TD passes, including two to former high school teammate Sean Myers (Foxborough/Roxbury Latin HS), and the Falcon defense excelled as Bentley University recorded a 27-7 Senior Day win over Stonehill College in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon.
  • B. Hardy, Biscardi & Ford Named Bentley Captains for Week 8
    October 21, 2016
    Linebacker Bryan Hardy (Barnstable/Barnstable HS), left guard Matt Biscardi (Holbrook, N.Y./St. Anthony’s HS) and punter Tyler Ford (Amherst, N.H./Souhegan HS) will serve as captains for Bentley University’s Senior Day game against Stonehill College Saturday afternoon, head coach Bill Kavanaugh announced Friday.
  • Coach Kavanaugh's comments from today's New England Football Writers Luncheon
    October 19, 2016
    Coach Kavanaugh discussed last week's 5-3 win over AIC and this week's home game with Stonehill during the New England Football Writers Luncheon at Harvard
  • Bentley Set to Face Stonehill on Senior Day, Looking for Win No. 5
    October 19, 2016
    After defeating American International in consecutive seasons for the first time in nearly a decade, the Bentley University Falcons will look to improve to 5-2 in the Northeast-10 Conference when they complete the regular season home schedule Saturday afternoon with a Senior Day game against Stonehill College. Kickoff is slated for 1 pm with a free webcast available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
  • Hardy Named co-Defensive Player of the Week in the Northeast-10
    October 17, 2016
    After helping the Falcons to a 5-3 win at American International College, Bentley University senior linebacker Bryan Hardy (Barnstable/Barnstable HS) has been named the co-Defensive Player of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference. It’s the third time in his career that he’s been recognized with the award.
  • Bentley Defense Shines as Falcons Hold on for 5-3 Win at AIC
    October 15, 2016
    A first-half safety and a third-quarter field goal by freshman Grant Buchanan (Holliston/Holliston HS) accounted for all of Bentley University’s scoring as the Falcons spoiled American International College’s Homecoming, 5-3, in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday at Abdow Field.
  • Montalto, McDonald & Chretien Named Captains for AIC Game
    October 14, 2016
    Running back Matt Montalto (West Yarmouth/Dennis-Yarmouth Reg. HS), safety Sam McDonald (Norfolk/King Philip Reg. HS) and linebacker Aaron Chretien (Commerce Township, Mich./Walled Lake Northern HS) will serve as Bentley University’s captains for Saturday’s football game at American International College, head coach Bill Kavanaugh announced.
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