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Date Posted: 09/13/15 10:18:32am Sun
Author: gate
Subject: Sunday Morning
In reply to: The Future 's message, "Re: Today's game" on 09/13/15 9:17:10am Sun

Future, thank you...I am quick to pass judgment far too often and appreciate the optimism and reality check. Honestly, it is only b/c 'Gate is in my blood 24/7/365 and watching them struggle in any sport is emotionally difficult. You paint a much brighter, broader picture. Emotions are hard to check as the game is being played but the analysis afterward is a bit more comforting and revealing.

Hunt said last week that Sunday morning he felt better; perhaps he feels the same today after our loss.

The PL as a whole is struggling a bit with early season losses. The CAA continues to have our number once again.

Losses:
W&M
JMU
UNH
Duquesne
St. Francis
Nova

Wins:
CCSU
Marist (x2)
Army
Monmouth

Can't help but think that it took Fordham a few years of suffering during its transition to scholarships before it blew the rest of us out of the water. In two more years, perhaps the playing field will reveal the same results for the rest of the PL and we can finally beat UNH for the first (?) time.

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[> [> [> Re: Today's game -- agatefan, 09/13/15 10:30:18am Sun

>D played very well in the second half. Held them to
>two field goals. UNH had 97 yards of offense in the
>second half. Four of their six drives were three and
>outs. Colgate's D played very well against Navy in the
>second half as well. Not sure how much this is the
>opposition taking their foot off the gas, but boy
>would it be good if those adjustments could be made
>before the second quarter instead of the second half.
>half D to start.

UNH put their backup qb in
adjustments need to be made before the game is out of reach and the opponent is pulling starters off the field


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[> [> [> [> Re: Today's game -- The Future, 09/13/15 10:50:22am Sun

Holy cow. I had no idea UNH pulled Goldrich. Between getting kicked off the internet a dozen times and learning entirely too much about Mark van Eeghen (couldn't he have been interviewed for all of halftime instead of all of the 3rd quarter?) I missed that. Goldrich had a three and out to start the second half and then was pulled.

I was going to say to '80 that the team Colgate had gained on was actually UNH--this game had the first meaningful 4th quarter in a long time. Feel a little differently about it if Goldrich was pulled and not put back in as opposed to hurt.


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[> [> [> [> [> Re: Today's game -- pigskin, 09/13/15 11:16:32am Sun


>I was going to say to '80 that the team Colgate had
>gained on was actually UNH--this game had the first
>meaningful 4th quarter in a long time. Feel a little
>differently about it if Goldrich was pulled and not
>put back in as opposed to hurt.

It's time to try Bret Mooney at QB. He's 6'4" and about 210 lbs. He was touted as a drop back pro-type QB who could throw the ball 60 yds. It's time for the WRs to run their routes - especially Quazza and Greenawalt - and let Mooney drop the ball into their hands downfield. This would open up the offense and give Wilkens and Holland some room.

BTW, I was thrown off the internet after the first quarter until the 4th. Guess I missed the Van Eeagan long interview but was able to see 'Gate actually look a bit better at the end of the game, or at least score. FWIW, The announcers need to be sure their mikes are plugged into electrical outlets, not the wind turbines. Onward to Yale!


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[> [> [> [> [> [> Re: Today's game -- analyzer, 09/14/15 5:33:49pm Mon

Thanks Mr. Mooney. I think he "looks" like a QB but Jake is quite good at all but one part of his job. Dropping back and putting the ball on target for more than an 8 yard in or out. And please stop with the bubble and flat passes, he just cannot do those.

Overall, Russell is a great runner but needs to stop with the dropsies. And get the usually reliable wide receivers some better stick 'em.

Defense hung in there all day against UNH after being demoralized against Navy. Tough go against Yale and then 3 straight wins against Holy Cross, Cornell, Princeton and Georgetown will have us at 4-3 or 5-2 and then the fun starts.

Quite worried that we end 2-2 at best (loss to Fordham and one of the 3 losses to LU, LC and Bucknell). That means we went 6-5 overall and 4-2 in conference, which is a very mediocre year kind of like kissing your sister.

Hope the guys step up and go 'gate.


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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> Re: Today's game -- agatefan, 09/14/15 8:38:28pm Mon

>Defense hung in there all day against UNH after being
>demoralized against Navy.

They gave up OVER 300 yards in the FIRST half and UNH put their backup QB in for the 2nd half...c'mon !!!
that's not exactly hangin in there!


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[> [> [> [> [> Re: Today's game -- Critic, 09/13/15 11:18:58am Sun

>Holy cow. I had no idea UNH pulled Goldrich. Between
>getting kicked off the internet a dozen times and
>learning entirely too much about Mark van Eeghen
>(couldn't he have been interviewed for all of halftime
>instead of all of the 3rd quarter?) I missed that.
>Goldrich had a three and out to start the second half
>and then was pulled.
>
>I was going to say to '80 that the team Colgate had
>gained on was actually UNH--this game had the first
>meaningful 4th quarter in a long time. Feel a little
>differently about it if Goldrich was pulled and not
>put back in as opposed to hurt.

Yesterday's game, ALL things considered including dismal attendance and zero students, is just another reason to never have another 6 PM game.


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[> [> [> [> [> [> Also raining and cool -- Al Roker, 09/13/15 2:15:38pm Sun

Which had more to do with poor attendance than the starting time.


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