BU football keeps Coulter Field victorious

By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record
BU football keeps Coulter Field victorious
Nicolas Cartagenise was named player of the game after the Gaiters’ 27-23 victory against Mount Allison on Saturday. Cartagenise was impressive with three interceptions, including one with a 79-yard run for a touchdown. (Photo : Courtesy of Bishop’s Gaiters)

After a two-year losing streak in the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) league, the Bishop’s University football team has finally got its mojo back, accumulating its second win of the year this weekend, once again at home on Coulter Field. The Gaiters held off the Mount Allison Mounties 27-23 on Saturday, September 14.
BU’s Nicolas Cartagenise was named player of the game after three interceptions and a pick six, a team record. Quarterback Charles Aubry made a 39-yard pass to Melvin Palin in the first quarter for a touchdown. By th end of the first half, Bishop’s was up 7-6. The third quarter saw a 15 yard pass from Aubry to fifth year Zachary Graveson, while the fourth quarter was the theatre of an upset by Mount Allison. After Cartagenise’s impressive 79-yard run on an interception for the touchdown, Gaiters were up 24-6 but suffered two quick touchdowns by the Mounties. Still leading 24-23 with one minute left to play, kicker Noah Laursen achieved a 23-yard field goal to ultimately stop Mount Allison 27-23. See full story in the Monday, Sept. 16 edition of The Record.

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