Georgetown fans packed the stands at the 30,000 seat Princeton Stadium.
Sept. 25, 2012
Dear family, friends and fans,
Obviously Friday night's win over Princeton was huge for our program, the University and all of the alums who were watching around the country! I'm thankful for all of the emails from people letting me know the venues where they watched and sending their congratulations after the game.
The turnout at Princeton Stadium was humbling for all of us. I wanted to take a second to thank Bruce Simmons, the President of our Gridiron Club for all of his help in getting people to Princeton. The South Jersey Alumni Club sponsored a tailgate that welcomed over 200 parents, alums and friends and we had over 2,000 Hoyas fans in the stands that certainly provided a boost for the team.
On the field it was great to break that 13-game losing streak against the Ivy League. Before the game, I emphasized being a good teammate and rallying around each other and that proved to be a difference maker in the game. When Aaron Aiken went down, Stephen Skon stepped up and the guys really rallied around him. Late in the fourth quarter our defense forced a huge three-and-out possession. We got the ball back with under six-minutes left I told them that this is probably it. Skon responded leading a 15-play 72 yard drive, with Dalen Claytor making a huge play to convert a fourth and three. Kevin Macari made two big catches to get us in position and then Matt MacZura made his third field goal to win the game.
We named Skon our offensive player of the game for coming off the bench and helping us rally back into the game. Dustin Wharton was our defensive player of the game and MacZura really bounced back not only making three big field goals, but having one of his better days punting to be our special teams player of the week. Also, a special congratulations to Dezmond Richardson for being named Patriot League Rookie of the Week. We moved him from outside linebacker to defensive end before last week and we are excited to see his continued improvement.
As exciting as that victory was at Princeton, we put it behind us beginning on Sunday afternoon as we begun prep work for Brown this coming Saturday. There is still a lot of work to do to be the team we know we can be and Brown will probably be the best team we have played to date, so we need to keep working to get better. Coach Estes and his staff does a great job to make sure that Brown is a quiet contender in the Ivy League each year, so we are expecting quite a challenge for homecoming.
We're looking forward to seeing everyone on campus this weekend for homecoming. It should be a great atmosphere once again at Multi-Sport Field!
Win the Day!
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