2017-18 Bentley University Football News

  • Ryan Selected as NE10 Rookie of the Year; Joined on All-NE10 1st Team by Athy & Brown
    November 21, 2017
    Bentley University freshman wide receiver Austin Ryan (Foxborough/ Foxborough HS), who is tied for the most touchdown catches in Division II, was a triple-honoree when the Northeast-10 Conference handed out its postseason awards Tuesday.
  • Athy Selected for CoSIDA Academic All-District 1 Team
    November 16, 2017
    Bentley University junior strong safety Nick Athy (Holliston/Hollison HS) has been named to the Division II Academic All-District 1 football team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Ryan Selected for This Week’s Gold Helmet Award
    November 15, 2017
    Following his standout performance in Saturday’s 35-31 win over Assumption College, Bentley University freshman wide receiver Austin Ryan (Foxborough/ Foxborough HS) has been selected for this week’s college division New England Football Writers Gold Helmet, presented by the Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
  • Ryan Doubles as NE10 Offensive Player & Rookie of the Week
    November 13, 2017
    Following a record-setting performance Saturday as the Falcons spoiled Assumption College’s bid for a perfect regular season, Bentley University freshman wide receiver Austin Ryan (Foxborough/Foxborough HS) has been named both the Offensive Player of the Week and the Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • 4 Sturm to Ryan TD Passes Give Bentley 35-31 Shocker over No. 8 Assumption
    November 11, 2017
    Freshman wide receiver Austin Ryan (Foxborough/Foxborough HS) caught four TD passes from classmate Stephen Sturm (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley HS), including a 50-yarder for the lead with 1:34 left, and finished with eight receptions for a school record 284 yards as Bentley University stunned previously unbeaten Assumption College, 35-31, in Northeast-10 Conference action Saturday afternoon at Multi-Sport Stadium.
  • Bentley Set to Close Out 2017 against Unbeaten Assumption
    November 09, 2017
    Coming off an overtime win over the University of New Haven Chargers this past Saturday, the Bentley University Falcons will look to carry that momentum into this Saturday’s season finale at unbeaten Assumption College.
  • Athy, Sturm Gain Northeast-10 Weekly Honors for Efforts against New Haven
    November 06, 2017
    After helping the Bentley University football team to an overtime win over the University of New Haven Saturday, junior safety Nick Athy (Holliston/Holliston HS) and freshman quarterback Stephen Sturm (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley HS) have received weekly honors from the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Career-Long Field Goal by Buchanan Gives Bentley 27-24 OT Win over New Haven on Senior Day
    November 04, 2017
    After the defense denied the University of New Haven to start overtime, Bentley University sophomore Grant Buchanan (Holliston/Holliston HS) put a career-long 39-yard field goal through the uprights to give the Falcons a 27-24 Senior Day win over the Chargers in Northeast-10 Conference football action at Bentley Saturday afternoon.
  • Bentley Football to Hold Gift Card Drive Saturday to Benefit Boston Children’s Hospital
    November 01, 2017
    During this Saturday’s football game against the University of New Haven, the Bentley University Falcons will be participating in the Marisa Tufaro Memorial Gif Card Drive to benefit pediatric patients and their families at Boston Children’s Hospital.
  • 4-4 Bentley Set to Face New Haven on Senior Day, Looking to Get Back on Track
    November 01, 2017
    The Bentley University football program will pay tribute to its 25 seniors on Saturday before taking on the University of New Haven in its final home game of the 2017 season. Kickoff, with a free webcast available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv, is set for 1 pm with the Senior Day festivities beginning shortly after 12:30 pm.
  • Ryan & Sturm Named Northeast-10 co-Rookies of the Week
    October 30, 2017
    After putting on an offensive show against Southern Connecticut State Saturday, Bentley University freshmen Austin Ryan (Foxborough/Foxborough HS) and Stephen Sturm (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley HS) have been named the co-Rookies of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Southern Connecticut Runs Past Bentley in Shootout, 45-42; Freshmen Sturm & Ryan Sparkle for Bentley
    October 28, 2017
    In a game that saw both teams score six touchdowns, it was a 36-yard field goal late in the first half that proved the difference as Southern Connecticut edged Bentley University, 45-42, in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon at Bentley.
  • Bentley Looks to Stay Perfect at Home Following Difficult Loss
    October 25, 2017
    Following a disappointing overtime loss at Stonehill Saturday night, the Bentley University Falcons will look to bounce back and remain unbeaten at home when they host Southern Connecticut State this Saturday. Kickoff is set for 1 pm with a free webcast available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
  • Sturm Becomes 3rd Falcon to Earn NE10 Football Rookie of the Week Honors This Fall
    October 23, 2017
    Following a standout performance in his first career start, Bentley University freshman quarterback Stephen Sturm (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley HS) has been named the Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Stonehill Stuns Bentley in OT, 41-35, Despite 4 Sturm TD Passes in 1st Collegiate Start
    October 21, 2017
    After a fumble inches from the goal line ended Bentley University’s overtime possession, Stonehill College senior Malachi Baugh (Stoughton) answered with a four-yard TD run, giving the Skyhawks a 41-35 win over the Falcons in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday night at WB Mason Stadium.
  • Fueled by Youth, Bentley Looks for 5th Win in 6 Games Saturday Night at Stonehill
    October 19, 2017
    After staging a fourth-quarter comeback for a 28-10 win over American International, the Bentley University Falcons will be looking for earn their fifth win in their last six contests Saturday evening when they play a 6 pm contest at Stonehill College.
  • Thorbahn Recognized as Northeast-10 Defensive Player of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    Following an outstanding performance for the Falcons on Saturday, Bentley University sophomore cornerback Peter Thorbahn (Norwell/Xaverian Bros. HS) has been recognized as the Defensive Player of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Thorbahn & Freshmen Lead Bentley Past AIC, 28-10; 21-Point 4th Quarter for Falcons
    October 14, 2017
    Sophomore corner Peter Thorbahn (Norwell/Xaverian Bros. HS) had two of his team’s three fourth-quarter interceptions, including his second career pick-six, and Falcon freshmen combined for three touchdowns as Bentley University topped American International College, 28-10, in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon at Bentley.
  • Bentley Launches 2nd Half Saturday against AIC; Falcons Seeking 4th Win in Last 5 Games
    October 11, 2017
    Following a league-wide bye week, the second half of the 2017 Bentley University football season will get underway Saturday when the Falcons host American International College. Kickoff is set for 1 pm with a free webcast available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
  • 117 Bentley Student-Athletes Receive D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards
    October 06, 2017
    117 Bentley University student-athletes have received 2016-17 Academic Achievement Awards from the Division 2 Athletics Director Association for their success in the classroom last academic year.
  • Brazicki Named Northeast-10 Football Rookie of the Week
    October 02, 2017
    Following his first career start and his first 100-yard rushing effort as a collegian, Bentley University freshman Andrew Brazicki (Franklin Lake, N.J./Bishop Ahr HS) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Football Rookie of the Week.
  • Pace Puts an End to Bentley’s 3-Game Win Streak, 20-17
    September 30, 2017
    Despite the first career 100-yard rushing game by freshman Andrew Brazicki (Franklin Park, N.J./Bishop Ahr HS) and 15 receptions from junior Drew Mahoney (West Suffield, Conn./Suffield Academy), Bentley University saw its three-game winning streak halted by Pace University, 20-17, in Northeast-10 Conference football at Pace Stadium Saturday.
  • Boston Herald: "Bentley wins turnover battle, drops LIU Post"
    September 29, 2017
    Following the Falcons' big Homecoming win over then No. 9 LIU Post Saturday, the Boston Herald's John Connolly caught up with Bentley head coach John Connolly. Here's his article from Monday's paper and online at www.bostonherald.com.
  • Athy Named d2football.com Defensive Player of the Week
    September 29, 2017
    The honors continue for Bentley University junior strong safety Nick Athy (Holliston/Holliston HS) in recognition of his efforts in the Falcons’ 40-21 Homecoming win over then-No. 9 LIU Post.
  • After Stunning No. 9 LIU Post, Bentley Travels to Pace Looking for 4th Straight
    September 27, 2017
    Following an impressive win over nationally-ranked LIU Post in which the Falcons scored the first 19 points and went on to win by that same margin, Bentley University will turn its attention to a much-improved Pace University this coming Saturday.
  • Athy Selected for College Division Gold Helmet Award
    September 27, 2017
    Following his outstanding performance in Saturday’s game against LIU Post, Bentley University junior strong safety Nick Athy (Holliston/Holliston HS) has been selected for this week’s New England Football Writers Gold Helmet for Division II-III, as presented by the Jack Grinold/ Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
  • Boylan Named Semifinalist for Willam V. Campbell Trophy by National Football Foundation
    September 27, 2017
    Bentley University linebacker Rogers Boylan (Dover/Dover-Sherborn HS) has been named one of 181 semifinalists for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments, as announced by the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
  • Bentley Sweeps NE10 Football Weekly Awards Following Impressive Win
    September 25, 2017
    After handing ninth-ranked LIU Post its first regular season loss since November 2015, the Bentley University Falcons swept the Northeast-10 Conference weekly awards with seniors Mack Lowrie (Foxborough/Roxbury Latin HS) and Brendan Burke (Norristown, Pa./Haverford School), junior Nick Athy (Holliston/Holliston HS) and freshman Austin Ryan (Foxborough/Foxborough HS) collecting the honors.
  • Lowrie’s 5 TD Passes & Athy’s 4 Takeaways Propel Bentley to 40-21 Homecoming Win over No. 9 LIU Post
    September 23, 2017
    Senior quarterback Mack Lowrie (Foxborough/Roxbury Latin HS) threw five touchdown passes, including three to freshman wide receiver Austin Ryan (Foxborough/Foxborough HS), and junior safety Nick Athy (Holliston/Holliston HS) was involved in four of his team’s six takeaways as Bentley University celebrated Homecoming by stunning LIU Post, the ninth-ranked team in Division II, 40-21 in Northeast-10 Conference football Saturday afternoon.
  • Bentley Hosts No. 9 LIU Post on Homecoming, Looking for 3rd Straight
    September 20, 2017
    On September 23, 1972, what was then Bentley College played its first football game of the modern era, a club game at Western New England College that finished in a 6-6 tie. On the 45th anniversary of that debut game, Bentley University will celebrate Homecoming 2017 with the Falcons looking for their third straight win as they take on nationally-ranked LIU Post with kickoff set for 2 pm.
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