Tuesday, 30 September 2014 02:37

Black Bear Named CAA Rookie of the Week

University of Maine freshman running back Nigel Beckford (Bridgeport, Conn.) has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday morning.

Beckford rushed eight times for 29 yards and two second quarter touchdowns, helping lead the Black Bears to a 27-24 win on the road at Towson. The two scores were the first of Beckford's career at the University of Maine.

Maine returns home to host Villanova on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 12:30 PM. You can watch that game live on ABC-7.

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