Nighthawks Earn 1st Win at Rivier University, 86-70

Photo Credit: Noelle Sass
Photo Credit: Noelle Sass

(Nashua, N.H.) The Newbury College Nighthawks returned from Thanksgiving break in victorious fashion after a 86-70 non-conference road win at Rivier University Tuesday night.  Rivier is now 0-5

on the season while Newbury improve to 1-2.

The Nighthawks received double-digit efforts from four different student-athletes with senior Jeduan Langston (Roxbury, Mass.) registering a double-double of 24 points and 13 rebounds. Classmate Daivon Edwards (Roxbury, Mass.) shot 50% from the floor to finish with 23 points and freshman Miguel Rivera (Waterbury, Conn.) dropped in 20 points. Freshman Cameron Deiley (South Portland, Maine) finished with 12 points and 8 rebounds in Newbury's first win under Head Coach Rich Fazzi.

Sophomore Keith Poitier (East Hartford, Conn.) led the way offensively for the Raiders as he netted 18 points. Classmate Joshua L'Heureux (Dracut, Mass.) chipped in with 14 points, including 4-for-7 from beyond the arc. Freshman Ian Wade (Windsor Locks, Conn.) was the only other Rivier student-athlete to reach double-digits in scoring as he finished with 10

Newbury will be back on the court on Thursday night as they host Tufts University. The Rivier Raiders will also return to action on Thursday night against Dean College in Franklin, Mass.