Easton, Mass. (September 9) -- Saint Anselm freshman quarterback Michael Pierce (Andover, Mass.) has been honored as the Northeast-10 Football Freshman of the Week for his play in the Hawks' 41-35, five-overtime victory over Plymouth State on Saturday.
Pierce completed 32 of 53 passes for a single-game school record 374 yards and four touchdowns, while also picking up a pair of rushing touchdowns for six TD's overall. He also finished up with 422 yards of total offense in the game, a Saint Anselm single-game school record.
The Hawks are now 1-1 overall and are back in action on Friday night as the team travels to Bentley for a 7 p.m. start under the lights.