View Full Version : NEC schools must give teams resources needed to compete

09-03-2011, 11:30 PM
09-03-2011 07:28 PM

It’s like comparing apples and oranges.

And that’s why the next two years are so important for Monmouth University football.

It’s not like the Hawks, with just over 30 scholarships, can’t compete with fully funded Football Championship Subdivision programs with 63 scholarships. But when Lehigh showed up at Kessler Field on Saturday with a nationally ranked squad, the gap was clearly on display for all to see.

Not that the home team played particularly well in 49-24 loss, but it wouldn’t have mattered, as the Mountain Hawks went on a 42-3 run after the Hawks drove for a touchdown on the game’s opening drive.

It’s time for Monmouth, and the Northeast Conference as a whole, to figure out at exactly what level they want to compete at.

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