2011 News

August 3, 2012
94 Tigers Named Academic All-ODAC
The 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.

July 24, 2012
#2: Football Clinches ODAC Championship
With 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.

June 28, 2012
Second Annual Gridiron Club Golf Tournament A Success
The 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.

June 22, 2012
#8: Kyle Vance Breaks Single-Game Receiving Yard Record
With 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.

June 5, 2012
#12: Travis Lane Nearly Flawless Against Bishops
With 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.

March 15, 2012
Former Tiger Kicker Named PIFL Special Teams Player of the Week
Former Hampden-Sydney placekicker and current Richmond Raider T.C. Stevens was recently named the Special Teams Player of the Week for the Professional Indoor Football League for the first week of the PIFL season.

December 14, 2011
Rogers Named First Team AFCA All-American
Hampden-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.

December 8, 2011
Four Football Tigers Named All-Region, Three First Teamers
Hampden-Sydney saw four players placed on the D3Football.com All-South Region team after the Tigers claimed their seventh ODAC Championship and third consecutive berth in the NCAA Division III Football Championship.

December 5, 2011
Trio Named TD Club of Richmond Players of the Year, Lane Lanier Finalist
The Touchdown Club of Richmond has announced its College Award winners for the 2011 season. Hampden-Sydney had three offensive players honored.

November 29, 2011
Duo of Former Gridiron Stars to Meet in VA AAA D-6 State Semis
As 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.

November 19, 2011
Tigers Fall to #25 Centre in 51-41 Shootout
The 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.

November 16, 2011
Favret Named Coach of the Year, 12 All-ODAC
After 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.

November 15, 2011
Tigers Prepare for First Round Match Up at #25 Centre
Check out this week's game notes and important information previewing the NCAA Division III Football Championship first round match up between Hampden-Sydney (8-2, 5-1 ODAC) and Centre (8-1, 5-1 SCAC).

November 13, 2011
Tigers to Face Centre College in First Round of NCAA Division III Football Championship
The 2011 ODAC Champion Hampden-Sydney Tigers (8-2, 5-1 ODAC) will face the Centre College Colonels (9-1, 5-1 SCAC) in Danville, Kentucky in the First Round of the NCAA Division III Football Championship this Saturday. The Tigers received their automatic bid by winning the conference.

November 12, 2011
#23 Tigers Fall in Regular Season Finale 48-34
In 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.

November 9, 2011
#23 Tigers Prepare for 117th Edition of The Game
Check out this week's game notes previewing the Game between Hampden-Sydney's (8-1, 5-0) and the Yellow Jackets of Randolph-Macon College (7-2, 3-2).

November 7, 2011
Lane Named ODAC Offensive Player of the Week
Senior 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.

November 5, 2011
Tigers Clinch ODAC, Playoff Berth with 42-35 Win
Hampden-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.

November 2, 2011
Tigers Look to Clinch ODAC, Showdown with the Generals
Check out this week's game notes previewing Hampden-Sydney's (7-1, 4-0) upcoming match up with the Generals of Washington & Lee University (8-1, 5-0).

November 2, 2011
Rohle Named a BSN Athlete of the Week
Senior running back Kirk Rohle was one of Beyond Sports Network's (BSN) athletes of the week after his standout performance against Guilford College.

October 30, 2011
Rohle Named ODAC Offensive Player of the Week
Senior running back Kirk Rohle was named this week's Old Dominion Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week after scoring five touchdowns in the Tigers' win over Guilford.

October 29, 2011
Rohle's 5 TDs Lift Tigers to 63-49 Win
Despite 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.

October 26, 2011
Tigers Return to Action, Prepare for Guilford
Check out this week's game notes previewing Hampden-Sydney's (6-1, 3-0) upcoming match up with the Quakers of Guilford College (1-6, 0-3).

October 15, 2011
Tigers Hang On for Nail Biting 38-36 Win
Hampden-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.

October 12, 2011
Tigers to Hit the Road for an ODAC Match Up Against the Wasps
Check out this week's game notes previewing Hampden-Sydney's (5-1, 2-0) upcoming match up with the Wasps of Emory & Henry College (4-2, 1-1).

October 8, 2011
28-14 Homecoming Win Lifts Tigers to 2-0 in ODAC Play
Hampden-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.

October 5, 2011
Tigers to Host ODAC-Rival Bridgewater on Homecoming Weekend
Check out this week's game notes previewing Hampden-Sydney's (4-1, 1-0) upcoming match up with the Eagles of Bridgewater College (3-1, 0-0).

October 1, 2011
Big Third Quarter Lifts Tigers to 31-17 Victory
Despite 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.

September 29, 2011
Rogers Named NFF Campbell Trophy Semifinalist
Selected 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.

September 28, 2011
Tigers to Open ODAC Play Against 3-0 Catholic
Check out this week's game notes and preview Saturday's contest against the Cardinals of the Catholic University of America.

September 24, 2011
#14 Tigers' Comeback Not Enough, Fall 34-27
Despite 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.

September 21, 2011
#14 Tigers to Face Huntingdon in Montgomery, AL
Check out this week's game notes previewing the #14 Tigers' upcoming match up with Huntingdon College.

September 19, 2011
Vance, Stewart Sweep ODAC Player of the Week Honors
Following 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.

September 17, 2011
Two Tigers Break Records in 38-14 Win
In 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.

September 14, 2011
Lane Earns D3football.com and BSN Team of the Week Honors
Senior 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.

September 14, 2011
#23 Tigers Try to Stay Perfect Against Ferrum
Check out the preview and game notes for #23 Hampden-Sydney's Saturday match up with Ferrum College at Everett Stadium.

September 11, 2011
Lane Named ODAC Offensive Player of the Week
Senior 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.

September 10, 2011
Tigers Cruise to 2-0, 56-17 Over NC Wesleyan
The 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.

September 7, 2011
Tigers to Face North Carolina Wesleyan
Preview this week's match up against the Battling Bishops of North Carolina Wesleyan with the Tiger Game Notes.

September 3, 2011
Tigers Open 2011 with a Bang, 63-9 Over Averett
The 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.

September 1, 2011
Tigers to Open Season with Averett
This Saturday Hampden-Sydney will begin its 117th season on the gridiron as the Tigers host the Cougars of Averett University to kick off the 2011 season.

August 11, 2011
Lane Earns Preseason All-American Honors
Senior quarterback Travis Lane has just been selected as an Honorable Mention Preseason All-American by Beyond Sports Network (BSN). Recently, he earned the same accolades by the Consensus Draft Services (CDS).

July 29, 2011
Football Tigers Picked Second in Preseason Poll
For the first time since 2007, Hampden-Sydney College has not been tabbed the preseason favorite in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference coaches preseason poll. The Tigers, winners of 19 of their last 20 regular season games, have been picked to finish in second place with one first place vote and 31 points, behind defending champion Washington & Lee.

July 22, 2011
Prizzia Named First Team Preseason All-American
Senior place kicker David Prizzia has just been named a First Team Preseason All-American by D3football.com. Prizzia is the second Tiger this preseason to earn the honor as quarterback Travis Lane (Richmond, VA/Mills Godwin) earned Honorable Mention honors from the Consensus Draft Services.

July 6, 2011
Lane Named CDS Preseason All-American
Senior quarterback Travis Lane has been named an Honorable Mention Preseason All-American by the Consensus Draft Services. Lane is coming off an impressive junior campaign in which he was named First Team All-ODAC and First Team All-State.