Chargers Undefeated in NE-10

Amanda D'Alberto

Quarterbacks Ryan Osiecki and Ronnie Nelson led the University of New Haven football team to a 37-12 victory at the 2012 NE-10 Football Championship game against American International College.

University of New Haven football led a 37-12 victory at the 2012 NE-10 Football Championship game.

The game was held at the UNH Ralph F. DellaCamera stadium on Saturday, Nov. 10, triumphantly ending the season with a perfect 10-0 regular season record and the team’s third straight NE-10 Championship.

Osiecki led the offensive team with three touchdowns, 240 total yards and 19-25 complete passes. At the end of the game, he earned the Most Outstanding Player honor and was chosen as part of the All-Championship team.

Mike DeCaro also was chosen as part of the All-Championship team after he had a game high of 78 rushing yards and 33 receiving yards, a touchdown reception and a 97-yard kickoff return touchdown.

Nelson added 53 total yards and a touchdown, and teammate Jason Thompson had five catches for 117 yards and one touchdown, which made him the leading receiver of the game.

On the defensive side, Tom Herd had two sacks and four tackles total. Bernard Risco had two interceptions and five total stops for the Chargers. Both Herd and Risco were also chosen to be a part of the All-Championship team.

The Chargers will begin their postseason on Nov. 24 when they play the winner of the IUP/Shepherd game at Ralph F. DellaCamera stadium with kickoff at 12 p.m.