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“These next ten games shape what we are, and this next one is absolutely huge,” New Hampshire head coach Sean McDonnell said in the CAA teleconference before their home opener against Lehigh this weekend. “We got to win this battle. We got to get ready for this really good Lehigh team.”
It’s hard enough preparing for a week of football, but hearing that cannot make head coach Andy Coen or any of the players in the Lehigh football program very happy. They’re not going to be sneaking up on anybody.
In addition to the revenge factor, Lehigh will be playing at 3:30 PM in the afternoon under the lights at Cowell Stadium. It’s the first time lights have made their appearance at Cowell stadium, making it, sorta, the first Wildcat “night game”.
And as you can see, UNH players had some “lightness” about it today.
UNH couldn’t be more motivated for the game, their home opener, this weekend. Which makes my breakdown all the more important.
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“I think we just need to get better coming out in the second half,” said UNH senior OL Seamus O’Neill in their win over Colgate two weeks ago. “We need to focus on playing the entire game. When we’re up on someone we need to keep our foot on the pedal.”
Sound somewhat familiar?
One of the more interesting subplots going into this weekend’s game is how New Hampshire, thus far the ultimate first-half team, does against Lehigh, thus far the ultimate second-half team.
What I truly like about the Wildcats, though, is their game notes, which are extensive and easy to get to. There’s also the matter of their video preview as well, which was equally as valuable to me.
Let’s break these guys down.
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