Laube, Brosmer set career highs to lead UNH past Fordham in FCS playoffs

  • Dylan Laube (20) runs in one of his four touchdowns for the UNH football team during Saturday’s FCS playoff victory over Fordham at Wildcat Stadium. Laube set a program record with 424 all-purpose yards to lead the Wildcats to a 52-42 victory. Gil Talbot / UNH Athletics

  • Dylan Laube (20) runs in one of his four touchdowns for the UNH football team during Saturday’s FCS playoff victory over Fordham at Wildcat Stadium. Laube set a program record with 424 all-purpose yards to lead the Wildcats to a 52-42 victory. Gil Talbot  / UNH Athletics

  • Dylan Laube (20) runs in one of his four touchdowns for the UNH football team during Saturday’s FCS playoff victory over Fordham at Wildcat Stadium. Laube set a program record with 424 all-purpose yards to lead the Wildcats to a 52-42 victory. Gil Talbot / UNH Athletics

  • UNH quarterback Max Brosmer throws the ball during Saturday’s FCS playoff game against Fordham at Wildcat Stadium in Durham. Brosmer completed 18 of 34 passes for a career-high 348 yards and three touchdowns to help UNH defeat the Rams, 52-42, in the first round of the FCS playoffs. Gil Talbot / UNH Athletics

UNH Athletics
Published: 11/27/2022 10:45:45 AM
Modified: 11/27/2022 10:43:20 AM

Junior running back Dylan Laube finished with a school-record 424 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns to lead the No. 15/16 University of New Hampshire football team to Saturday afternoon’s 52-42 victory against No. 16/13 Fordham University in an NCAA FCS first-round game at Wildcat Stadium. 

Laube rushed 29 times for 157 yards and three TDs, caught four passes for 127 yards and a touchdown, had five kickoff returns for 119 yards and three punt returns for 21 yards. The three rushing touchdowns matched a personal best, with the four total TDs and 127 receiving yards both marking career highs.  

UNH, an NCAA at-large team as co-champion of the CAA, improved to 9-3 overall to advance to the NCAA second round at No. 8 College of the Holy Cross on Dec. 3 at noon. Fordham, which received an at-large bid out of the Patriot League, ends the season at 9-3. 

Sophomore Max Brosmer completed 18 of 34 passes for a career-high 348 yards and three TDs – an 87 yard pass to Laube, a seven yard pass to Sean Coyneand 65 yard pass to Heron Maurisseau.

Joey Corcoran had a team-leading five catches for 47 yards. Coyne finished with three catches for 52 yards. 

Josiah Silver led UNH’s defense with seven tackles, including two stops behind the line of scrimmage, and a forced fumble. Joe Eichman, Niko Kvietkus and Ryan Toscano followed with five tackles apiece. Eichman recorded one of UNH’s three takeaways with a fumble recovery; Randall Harris and Brendan Tighe both recorded an interception. 

Fordham’s Tim DeMorat threw for 330 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Fotis Kokosioulis was the top target with 14 catches for 132 yards. MJ Wright pulled in five catches for 95 yards and a touchdown. 

The Rams’ defense was led by James Conway (13 tackles), Stephen Williams II (12), B.J. Ferguson (10) and Ryan Greenhagen (10). Williams II made two tackles for loss and Conway had 1.5. 




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