The Husson Eagles used over 500 yards of offense to beat Castleton 44-26 and in the process have achieved the best start in program history improving to 5-1 on the season.Freshman sensation John Smith led an explosive running attack that totaled 348 yards on the day. Smith racked up 179 yards and 2 touchdowns while Logan Steward added 120 yards and 2 touchdowns. Husson scored 28 points in the second quarter and took a 37- 16 lead into the locker room at halftime.

Quarterback Joe Seccereccia threw for 173 yards and a touchdown pass to Josiah Hartley. Hartley and Deon Wiggins each finished the day with 4 catches.

Captain Ellis Throckmorton led the defense with 12 tackles including a sack and 2 tackles for a loss.

Husson is now 5-1 overall and 4-0 in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference. The Eagles return to the Winkin Complex next week for their final home game of the season against Anna Maria College.

2014 ECFC Standings

Conference

    Overall
GP Record PF PA GP Record
Husson 4 4-0 119 42 6 5-1
Mount Ida 4 3-1 62 61 7 3-4
Norwich 3 2-1 75 59 6 4-2
Castleton 4 2-2 136 82 7 4-3
Maritime (N.Y.) 4 2-2 59 65 7 3-4
Gallaudet 4 2-2 81 60 6 2-4
Anna Maria 3 0-3 47 158 6 0-6
Becker 4 0-4 38 90 7 0-7