The Brandeis Judges football team posted winning seasons in five of its nine years as a varsity program. The 1957 squad, which shut out New Hampshire and Northeastern and blew out Massachusetts on Homecoming Day, posted the best record ( 6-1) in the short history of Brandeis football.
More than a half century later, the ’57 team will huddle one more time for its Saturday induction to the university’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
“Many of our opponents were much larger in enrollment and had football programs that had been in existence decades longer than the new program at Brandeis,’’ said Medway native Tony Lahnston, a sophomore halfback on the ’57 squad and a driving force behind the team’s Hall of Fame nomination.“This made our success even more exceptional.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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