RICHMOND, Va. – University of New Hampshire senior football player Terrance Fox (Piscataway, N.J.) has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 1, the league announced Monday.
Fox, playing in his first game since the 2008 season, returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown to spark the Wildcats' 33-3 triumph over Central Connecticut State on Saturday afternoon at Cowell Stadium. The 5-foot-8, 166-pound Piscataway, N.J., native added 42 yards on two punt returns and five yards rushing in the contest for a total of 138 all-purpose yards.
Fox's kick-return score was the first for UNH since Sean Jellison's 81-yard return at Towson on Oct. 3, 2009. The last Wildcat to win the CAA Special Teams Player of the Week award was kicker Tom Manning on Nov. 9, 2009, which was the last conference weekly award won by a member of the 'Cats.
New Hampshire (1-0) takes on FBS No. 15 Pittsburgh (0-1) at Heinz Field this Saturday, Sept. 11, beginning at 1 p.m. Tickets in the designated UNH section are still available for $30 each by calling (603) 862-4000 x 5 or visiting the Whittemore Center box office Tuesday or Wednesday from 10 a.m-5 p.m.
The next UNH home football game is Saturday, Sept. 25, against Lehigh at 12 p.m. For tickets to all home football games, CLICK HERE, visit the Whittemore Center box office weekdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or call 1-800-745-3000.