Gazette: Charley Molnar, UMass upbeat following loss to Wisconsin - UMass Athletics

Gazette: Charley Molnar, UMass upbeat following loss to Wisconsin

Mark Chiarelli of the Daily Hampshire Gazette has a story highlighting the positive aspects from Saturday's loss at Wisconsin as noted by Coach Charley Molnar today following practice.

One of the notable positives to come from the loss was the emergence of some of the younger players of the roster. Among the standouts were sophomore center Matt Sparks and redshirt freshman running back Stacey Bedell, who made his first career start.

"Matt Sparks was up against, in my opinion, maybe the best nose guard in the country and he fought through the whole game," Molnar said. "It wasn't a bloodbath; he didn't take over the game. We were prepared to help our center out any way possible and never had to use those strategies."

Bedell amassed 70 yards on 19 carries in his first collegiate game.

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