UNH QB R.J. TOMAN NAMED WINNER OF GOLD HELMET AWARD

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- Junior quarterback R.J. Toman (Mission Viejo, Calif.) of the No. 6 ranked University of New Hampshire football team was named this week’s recipient of the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston Gold Helmet Award for his outstanding efforts in UNH’s upset victory over FBS squad Ball State this past weekend, 23-16.

The win marked the Wildcats’ fifth consecutive FBS victory since 2004 when the team defeated Rutgers. UNH has also upset Northwestern in 2006, Marshall in 2007 and Army in 2008.

Toman threw for 212 yards while completing 21-of-35 pass attempts with one touchdown and rushed for 51 yards on 16 carries. The touchdown pass was a 26-yarder to freshman wide receiver Joey Orlando (Bethlehem, Pa.) at 9:36 of the second quarter to give UNH the lead for good.

The Wildcats are off this week and return to action on Sept. 26 vs. Dartmouth. Game time is 12 p.m. at Cowell Stadium and tickets are available online at www.unhwiildcats.com.

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