DAVIDSON, N.C. – University of New Hampshire tight end Sean Cullen (Naples, Fla.) was named the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Division I FCS National Tight End Performer of the Week on Monday. Cullen amassed a career-high 104 receiving yards in the Wildcats' 31-24 defeat of Rhode Island on Saturday at Cowell Stadium.
Cullen made five receptions, averaged 20.8 yards per catch and notched a career-high 43-yard grab on a 3rd-and-12 play late in the contest to help UNH run out the clock. For the season, the senior has eight catches for 162 yards and a touchdown.
Mike MacArthur (North Hampton, N.H.) earned honorable mention as the CFPA National Punter Performer of the Week for the third time this season after booming a career-best 59-yard punt and averaging 49.5 yards/punt.
Chris Beranger (Winthrop, Mass.), who posted a game-high 13 tackles, his first career sack and a forced fumble, received honorable mention as the CFPA National Defensive Back Performer of the Week.
The goal of CFPA is to provide the most scientifically rigorous conferments in college football. Recipients are selected exclusively upon objective scientific rankings of the extent to which individual players increase the overall effectiveness of their teams. For more information, visit www.collegefootballperformance.com.
The ninth-ranked Wildcats play host to No. 13 James Madison at Cowell Stadium this Saturday, Nov. 5, at 12 p.m. For tickets, visit www.unhwildcats.com or call (603) 862-4000, extension 5.