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September 25, 2019 | by: Mary Sullivan

UNB player’s 1966 punt finally recognized as longest in U Sports history!

A new record for the longest punt in Canadian university football history — 114 yards — has now been recognized more than half a century after it occurred.

The kick, by Thomas Pinckard of the University of New Brunswick, was launched on Sept. 24, 1966 in a game between the Red Bombers and Saint Dunstan’s University, which would later become the University of Prince Edward Island.

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Photo credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/UNB Athletics-Andy Campbell