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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.