94 Tigers Named Academic All-ODACThe Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team eclipsed 1,000 student-athletes for the sixth consecutive year and set a new high-water mark for conference honorees for the third year in a row.
#2: Football Clinches ODAC ChampionshipWith the 2011-12 athletic year in the books, we thought we'd recap the year with the Top-12 Moments of '12. The decisions were tough after a year of success and excitement, but we feel we've captured some of the best moments from the past fall, winter, and spring. Stayed tuned for the top event of this past year.
Second Annual Gridiron Club Golf Tournament A SuccessThe Hampden-Sydney Gridiron Club enjoyed another success outing on the links with the Second Annual Gridiron Club Golf Tournament. Held on Friday June 15 at the Hunting Hawk Golf Club, the event was sold out for the second consecutive year. Shown above is the winning team (L to R): Mike Goad, Nash Nance, Max Antwerpes, Jeremy Lehman.
#8: Kyle Vance Breaks Single-Game Receiving Yard RecordWith the 2011-12 athletic year in the books, we thought we'd recap the year with the Top-12 Moments of '12. The decisions were tough after a year of success and excitement, but we feel we've captured some of the best moments from the past fall, winter, and spring. Stayed tuned for numbers 7 through 1 which will be coming throughout June and July.
#12: Travis Lane Nearly Flawless Against BishopsWith the 2011-12 athletic year in the books, we thought we'd recap the year with the Top-12 Moments of '12. The decisions were tough after a year of success and excitement, but we feel we've captured some of the best moments from the past fall, winter, and spring. Stayed tuned for numbers 11 through 1 which will be coming throughout June and July.
Rogers Named First Team AFCA All-AmericanHampden-Sydney senior center Ben Rogers has been named a First Team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). The honor comes following many others for Rogers.
Duo of Former Gridiron Stars to Meet in VA AAA D-6 State SemisAs Centreville High School and Hermitage High School meet on December 3, two former Hampden-Sydney football players will match wits. Former defensive back Chris Haddock '93 is the head coach at #1 ranked Centreville, and former offensive guard Pat Kane is the head coach of Hermitage.
Tigers Fall to #25 Centre in 51-41 ShootoutThe Hampden-Sydney football team rallied to score 21 points in the second half, but could not quite overcome the 20-0 first quarter deficit to #25 Centre in the first round of the NCAA Division III Football Championship.
Favret Named Coach of the Year, 12 All-ODACAfter winning his third ODAC Championship, 12th year head coach Marty Favret was named the ODAC Coach of the Year for the fourth time in his tenure. In addition, 12 Tigers were named to All-ODAC teams, including seven First Team selections.
#23 Tigers Fall in Regular Season Finale 48-34In the 117th edition of the Game, Randolph-Macon proved to be too much for the Tigers, taking a 48-34 victory in the last game played on Day Field. The win is the Yellow Jackets’ 46th win in the series, which the Tigers hold a 60-46-11 advantage.
Lane Named ODAC Offensive Player of the WeekSenior quarterback Travis Lane was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Offensive Player of the Week after helping the Tigers clinch the 2011 ODAC Championship with a 42-35 win over Washington & Lee University. Lane controlled the offensive tempo and led the Tigers to 42 points and 446 yards of total offense.
Tigers Clinch ODAC, Playoff Berth with 42-35 WinHampden-Sydney clinched the 2011 ODAC Championship after downing Washington & Lee - the one ODAC team to best the Tigers since 2008 - by a score of 42-35. The Championship marks the seventh in school history and third in 2007. The Tigers now stand at 8-1 overall and a perfect 5-0 in ODAC play. Washington & Lee ends its regular season at 8-2 overall and 5-1 in conference. The win also secures a playoff berth for the Tigers, the third in as many years.
Rohle's 5 TDs Lift Tigers to 63-49 WinDespite a rocky start, Hampden-Sydney was able to remain perfect in ODAC play at 4-0 and 7-1 overall with a 63-49 win over Guilford College. Senior running back Kirk Rohle accounted for 232 yards of offense while scoring five touchdowns.
Tigers Hang On for Nail Biting 38-36 WinHampden-Sydney looked like it was in total control early in its ODAC match up with Emory and Henry, holding a 19-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, but the Wasps came back throughout the game, and rallied for a furious comeback and a chance to eliminate a 14 point deficit in just over a minute.
28-14 Homecoming Win Lifts Tigers to 2-0 in ODAC PlayHampden-Sydney claimed a hard fought 28-14 win over ODAC-rival Bridgewater College on Homecoming weekend to improve to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in ODAC play. The Eagles, on the other hand, fall to 3-2 overall and 0-1 in league play.
Big Third Quarter Lifts Tigers to 31-17 VictoryDespite a slow start, Hampden-Sydney was able to claim a 31-17 victory over Catholic in its ODAC opener. With the win, the Tigers improve to 4-1 and 1-0 in conference play while the Cardinals drop to 3-1 and 0-1 in the ODAC.
Rogers Named NFF Campbell Trophy SemifinalistSelected as the best and brightest from the college gridiron, the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame announced today the 127 candidates for the 2011 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments, a leading provider of not-for-profit workplace retirement savings plans in high education.
#14 Tigers' Comeback Not Enough, Fall 34-27Despite outscoring Huntingdon 15-0 in the second half, #14 Hampden-Sydney was unable to climb out of its 34-12 deficit in the 34-27 loss. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 3-1 while Huntingdon improves to 3-1.
Vance, Stewart Sweep ODAC Player of the Week HonorsFollowing the #23 Tigers' 38-14 win over Ferrum College, senior wide receiver Kyle Vance and sophomore free safety Sean Stewart were named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively.
Two Tigers Break Records in 38-14 WinIn the #23 Tigers' 38-14 win over Ferrum College, senior wide receiver Kyle Vance tallied a program record 228 receiving yards and one touchdown on 14 receptions. Senior place kicker David Prizzia also connected on all five of his PATs putting him at a record 62 consecutive makes spanning back to 2009.
Lane Earns D3football.com and BSN Team of the Week HonorsSenior quarterback Travis Lane has now earned national recognition for his outstanding performance against North Carolina Wesleyan being named to the D3football.com Team of the Week as well as a Beyond Sports Network (BSN) Offensive Player of the Week.
Lane Named ODAC Offensive Player of the WeekSenior quarterback Travis Lane was named the ODAC Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Tigers to a 56-17 win over North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday. The Richmond native was nearly flawless in the win completing 28 of his 32 attempts while throwing for 389 yards and seven touchdowns.
Tigers Cruise to 2-0, 56-17 Over NC WesleyanThe Hampden-Sydney Tigers followed their 63-9 season opening win with a 56-17 road win over North Carolina Wesleyan. With the win, the Tigers improve to 2-0 while the Battling Bishops fall to 0-2.
Tigers Open 2011 with a Bang, 63-9 Over AverettThe Hampden-Sydney Tigers kicked off the 2011 season in a big way with a 63-9 victory over Averett University. Despite scoring just six points in the opening stanza, the Tigers reeled off 57 unanswered points in the final three quarters to start the year 1-0.