Posted: Nov 02, 2019
LEICESTER, Mass. – The Curry College football team picked up a victory over Becker College, 14-6, in Commonwealth Coast Football (CCC Football) play on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field.
Following a fumble and a recovery by senior Hunter Atwood (Reading, Mass.), the Colonels used three plays to get on the board in the first quarter as senior Nick Juvelier (Centereach, N.Y) connected with freshman Gabriel Desouza (North Andover, Mass.) from 15 yards out in the corner of the end zone. Freshman Evan Damian (East Haven, Conn.) tacked on the extra point to increase the score to 7-0.
Curry added another score to start the second stanza as senior D'Aundray Burcy (Hyde Park, Mass.) capped off a six-play, 20-yard drive with a one-yard rush. With a PAT from Damian, the lead was increased to 14-0.
Becker tallied its first points of the day when freshman Randy Morgan (Spring Hill, Fla.) scampered in from eight yards out to finish off a 14-play, 81-yard series. The two-point conversion pass from sophomore JJ Harrison (Norfolk, Va.) failed, keeping the score at 14-6, the eventual final.
The Colonels' offense was paced by Juvelier, who completed 12-of-20 passes for 139 yards and one touchdown. Burcy led the Curry backfield with 66 yards on 11 rushing attempts and one touchdown. Senior Mike DelGais (East Rockaway, N.Y.) pitched in four receptions for 60 yards to guide the receivers. On the defensive side, the Colonels were led by Atwood, who made nine tackles (seven solo, two assisted) to go along with one forced fumble, and two fumble recoveries. Additionally, with one and a half sacks, Atwood increased his lead in the category in all of Commonwealth Coast Football.
For Becker, senior Jordan Hazelwood (Bayonne, N.J.) completed 1-of-3 pass attempts for seven yards. Morgan paced the charge on the ground, rushing 18 times for 137 yards and one touchdown. Harrison was the leading receiver, hauling in one reception for seven yards. Junior Jared Zieman (Bethel, Conn.) registered 11 tackles (six solo, five assisted) to top the category for the Hawks.
Curry (2-6 overall, 2-3 CCC Football) returns home to host Nichols College on Saturday, November 9 at 1:00 p.m. for Senior Day. Becker (2-6 overall, 0-4 CCC Football) remains at home as they welcome in Western New England University on Saturday at noon.