#18 UMass Football Vs. Holy Cross: Postgame Notes

Sept. 11, 2010

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  • UMass is now 8-0 all-time in night games at McGuirk Stadium, winning twice in 2009, 2005 and once in 2008, 2004 and 2000.

  • The crowd of 16,352 is the 16th largest all-time at McGuirk Stadium and 10th of more than 15,000 since 2004.

  • UMass had its largest first-half margin since a 35-0 lead at Rhode Island (11/1/2008).

  • The Minutemen scored on five drives in a row to end the first half.

  • Dan Sheeran had his first-career touchdown in the first quarter. He also had his longest-career catch for 28 yards late in the first quarter.

  • Rob Blanchflower also scored his first-career touchdown on a 3-yard reception in the second quarter.

  • John Griffin scored his third touchdown of the season on a 1-yard rush in the first quarter.

  • Jonathan Hernandez rushed for his 10th-career touchdown.

  • Holy Cross' Perry Townsend blocked a punt, marking the first time since Kansas State blocked a UMass punt in the 2009 season opener on Sept. 5, 2009.

  • Blanchflower had his first-career start as UMass started in a two-tight end formation. The other tight end, Andrew Krevis had his second-career start.

  • On defense, redshirt freshman Theo Agnew drew his first-career start on the defensive line.

  • Linebacker D.J. Adeoba started for the second time in his career. The other was at Kansas State in the 2009 season opener.



      Event Calendar

      July 25
      vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
      September 3
      at Florida TBA
      September 10
      vs Boston College TBA
      September 17
      vs Florida International TBA
      September 24
      vs Mississippi State TBA
      October 1
      vs Tulane TBA
      October 8
      at Old Dominion TBA
      October 15
      vs Louisiana Tech TBA
      October 22
      at South Carolina TBA
      October 29
      vs Wagner TBA
      November 5
      at Troy TBA
      November 19
      at BYU TBA
      November 26
      at Hawai'i TBA
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