September 28, 2010

TOMAN RECEIVES OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARDS FROM CAA AND ECAC

DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire senior quarterback R.J. Toman (Mission Viejo, Calif.) was recognized as the Offensive Player of the Week by the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) on Monday and the ECAC on Tuesday. He was a co-recipient of the ECAC Football Div. I Championship Subdivision award.

Toman recorded a career-high 348 passing yards and four touchdown passes in the 16th-ranked football team's 31-10 victory over Lehigh on Saturday afternoon at Cowell Stadium.

Toman was 26-for-37 through the air for the Wildcats (2-2), distributing passes to seven different receivers.  The 6-1, 212-pound captain helped three 'Cats receivers set career highs in receiving yards: senior Terrance Fox (Piscataway, N.J./134 yards, nine catches); senior Kevon Mason (Quincy, Mass./77 yards, two catches) and sophomore Joey Orlando (Bethlehem, Pa.), who set career bests in receptions (10), yards (81) and touchdowns (two).

Through four games, Toman has completed 81 of 125 passes (64.8%) for 899 yards and seven touchdowns.  He ranks second in the CAA in passing yards per game (224.8) and total offense (246.8) and has now thrown for 6,500 career yards, fourth in UNH history, and 54 overall touchdowns.

The Wildcats renew their rivalry with the University of Maine Black Bears on Saturday night at 6 p.m. at Alfond Stadium in Orono, Maine. The next UNH home game is Homecoming versus Richmond on Saturday, Oct. 9, at 12 p.m. at Cowell Stadium.  For ticket information, call 1-800-745-3000, visit the Whittemore Center box office weekdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or CLICK HERE.

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