This Week's Gold Hemets

Pindell, Garvin Named Week 11 Recipients of NEFW/Grinold Chapter Gold Helmet Awards

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. --  University of Connecticut quarterback David Pindell and Fitchburg State University running back  Sterlin Garvin are this week’s recipients of the New England Football Writers Association Gold Helmet Awards presented by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation.


Pindell, a senior from Columbia, Maryland, in a 62-50 loss to SMU, accounted for six touchdowns and 396 yards of offense. Pindell was 25 for 38 for 215 yards and four TDs ( 22, 15, 5 and 14 yards) through the air and rushed for 181 yards on 21 carries with TD runs of 30 and 48 yards. This is Pindell's second Gold Helmet award of the season having received the honor for his play the week of September 15.


Garvin led Fitchburg to a 32-29 upset victory over UMass Dartmouth by averaging 8.2 yards per carry on 36 rushes. Garvin tallied 296 yards to push him over the 1,000 yard mark. His total was just three yards short of the Fitchburg school record. Garvin had scoring runs of 71, 64, 15 and 9 yards   

 

The Gold Helmet Awards are presented each Wednesday afternoon at the weekly New England Football Writers Association Media Luncheons that take place at Harvard University’s Dillon Field House. For the fourth straight year, the Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation is the presenting sponsor for both the weekly and end-of-year Gold Helmet Awards presented to student-athletes from FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III institutions throughout New England.


2018 NEW ENGLAND FOOTBALL WRITERS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY GRINOLD CHAPTER GOLD HELMET AWARD RECIPIENTS

9/5 

Division I (FBS/FCS)                 

Anthony Brown, Boston College 

Division II/III 

Chad Shade, Springfield

9/12 

Division I (FBS/FCS)                 

JaJuan Lawson, Rhode Island

Division II/III 

Brian Kearns, Jr., Stonehill

9/19

Division I

David Pindell, UConn

Division II/III

Sean McAllen, WPI

9/26

University Division

Tomas Wright, Bryant

College Division

Justin Moffatt, Coast Guard

10/3

University Division

Kurt Rawlings, Yale

College Division

Cody Williams, Assumption

10/10

University Division

Trevor Knight, New Hampshire

College Division

Manni Romero, Norwich

10/17

University Division

Jake McIntyre, Harvard

College Division

Christian Carter, Merrimack

10/24

University Division

Rocco Di Leo, Dartmouth

College Division

Gregg Holt, Tufts

11/1

University Division

Aaron Dawson, Central Connecticut

College Division

Alec Coleman, Western New England

11/7

University Division

Andy Isabella, UMass

College Division

Max Chipouras, Trinity

11/14

University Division

David Pindell, UConn

College Division

Sterlin Garvin, Fitchburg