Bryant Football Visits Central Connecticut on Saturday
Saturday, October 21, 2017
The Bulldogs are coming off a 30-14 loss to Saint Francis last week, while the Blue Devils enter the game on a four-game winning streak, beating Wagner in quadruple overtime last week.
“Central Connecticut has won four straight games, they are a very good team with a lot of confidence. The just won a quadruple overtime game against Wagner to game where they played really well down the stretch to beat Wagner, so it will be a big challenge,” Bryant head coach James Perry told GoLocalProv.
Kick-off is set for 12 p.m.
Bryant vs Central Connecticut
Bryant and Central Connecticut will meet for the 10th straight season on Saturday afternoon with Central Connecticut hold a 5-4 advantage in the all-time series.
In last seasons meeting, the Bulldogs beat Central Connecticut 45-25 in Smithfield.
The Bryant offense comes in averaging 439 yards and 26 points per game through the first six weeks of the season.
Quarterback Price Wilson has completed 149 of his 264 passes for 1,940 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also has 14 interceptions on the season.
Sophomore Jean Constant ranks fourth in the country with 165 all-purpose yards per game. He needs just eight more to become the 10th different player in program history to record 1,000+ AP yards in a single season.
So far this season, the Bryant defense has given up an average of 40 points and 468 total yards per game.
Linebacker Thomas Costigan leads the conference in sacks with six and is second with 8.8 tackles per game.
He also leads Bryant with 53 tackles on the season and nine tackles for loss.
Sophomore Richard Ukele follows up with 44 tackles on the season.
Related Slideshow: RI Teams To Win National Championships
PC Basketball 1960-61 NIT
The Providence College Friars won the National Invitation Tournament(NIT) in 1961, defeating St. Louis 62-59 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
At this time, the NIT was considered to be the National Championship of College Basketball.
The Friars were led by Vinny Ernst and James Hadnot that season.
PC Women's Cross Country
The 1995 Providence Friars won the programs first NCAA title. On the way, PC won their first BIG EAST and ECAC Championships.
Head Coach Ray Treacy was named NCAA Division I Women's National Coach of the Year, BIG EAST Men's and Women's Coach of the Year, Rhode Island Words Unlimited Women's Coach of the Year and NCAA District I Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year.
Brown Women's Crew '99
Brown women's crew won the first NCAA Division I Championship in Brown University History by defeating the University of Virginia by a three-second margin at lake Natoma in California.
Brown also won the Eastern Sprint Championship and the Ivy Championship, setting a new course record in the process.
Photo courtesy of Brownbears.com
Brown Women's Crew 2000
Brown repeated as national Champions in 2000, beating the University of Washington by 3.9 seconds four points.
In addition, Brown's varsity and second varsity won the Eastern Sprint Championship and the IVY league Championship.
Both teams went undefeated on the season.
URI Women's Sailing 2011
The URI Women won the programs first National Championship in small boat sailing in the 79 year history of the program and hoisted the Gerald C. Miller Memorial Trophy at the Sperry Top-Sider/Intercollegiate Sailing Association Women’s National Championship.
The Rams won the title as a club team and were one of two club teams competing for the title. The other club team was Western Washington, who finished 17.
Photo courtesy of uri.edu
PC Hockey 2015
The Providence College Friars won the 2015 NCAA Ice Hockey National Championship, defeating Boston University 4-3 at the TD Garden.
The Championship is the first in the program's history and only the third NCAA National Title in Providence College History.
PC goatender Jon Gillies was named Most Outstanding Player.
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