February 26, 2013
Villanova announced its 2013 football schedule on Monday, and the Wildcats will open the season on Aug. 30, at Boston College. It will be the first game against the Eagles since the 1980 season. Villanova's home and Colonial Athletic Conference opener is Sept. 21 against Stony Brook in a rematch of last year's first-round NCAA playoff game won by Stony Brook. 2013 Villanova Football Schedule Aug. 30 at Boston College Sept. 7 at Fordham Sept. 14 Bye Sept.
February 26, 2013 |
VILLANOVA'S football team, which will have most everyone back from an 8-4 team that made the FCS playoffs and is expected to be ranked in the top 10 to start the season, will open on Friday night, Aug. 30, at Boston College. The Eagles have a new coach in Steve Addazio, who of course beat the Wildcats in the last two Mayor's Cup season openers while he was at Temple. It will be the first meeting between the teams since 1980, the last season Villanova played at the Division I-A level before dropping the sport for 4 years.
January 20, 2013 |
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Frantz Massenat scored 19 points to lead Drexel to a 59-48 victory over William and Mary Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association game. The Dragons (6-11, 2-3 CAA), who snapped a three-game losing streak, held the Tribe, the top shooting team in the league, to just 33 percent from the field. William and Mary was held without a field goal for a stretch of 7:40 during the second half - the Tribe had just eight field goals after intermission - as Drexel extended its lead to as many as 16 points in the second half.
October 7, 2012 |
At halftime, with his team trailing William and Mary by 17 points, Penn coach Al Bagnoli knew the Quakers had a choice to make. "We went into halftime and we had to decide how our kids were going to play," Bagnoli said. "We were either going to lose, 48-7, or we were going to fight and compete. Fortunately, I think they responded really well, and we kept fighting for the whole game. " They fought, but it wasn't enough in a 34-28 William and Mary win at Franklin Field. Quarterback Billy Ragone, who threw for 207 yards and two touchdowns, got the Quakers within six points with 3 minutes, 23 seconds to play.
October 7, 2012
Saturday at 3:30 p.m., Franklin Field. Records: William and Mary, 1-4; Penn 1-2. Radio: WFIL (560 AM) Coaches: William and Mary, Jimmye Laycock, (214-155-2); Penn, Al Bagnoli, (21st season, 137-64, 223-83 overall). Series: William and Mary leads, 4-1. Three things to watch Penn had eight turnovers in its opening 28-21 loss to Lafayette but didn't turn it over in the next two games. Of William and Mary's 11 offensive drives that resulted in touchdowns, five have come off turnovers.
October 6, 2012 |
The Penn football team has had a difficult early-season schedule, and it continues Saturday when the Quakers face their third scholarship school in the first four games. Penn (1-2) will welcome William and Mary (1-4) to Franklin Field at 3:30 p.m. Saturday for a nonleague matchup. Ivy League schools don't give scholarships or participate in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. Penn's only nonscholarship opponent was Dartmouth, which the Quakers defeated, 28-21, last week.
October 5, 2012 |
SOUTH FLORIDA AT TEMPLE Saturday, noon, Lincoln Financial Field. TV: WPVI (6ABC). Radio: WPHT (1210-AM). Records: USF 2-3, 0-1 Big East; Temple 1-2, 0-0. History: First meeting. About South Florida: The Bulls were picked to finish second in the Big East . . . They've lost nine of their last 10 conference games . . . BJ Daniels, who has 9,548 career yards, is averaging 257 through the air and 54 with his legs. He's thrown for nine TDs and seven interceptions, and ran for three scores . . . Maikon Bonani has made 12 consecutive field goals (5-for-5 this season)
October 1, 2012
Players of the Weekend * National: Who else? Geno Smith threw for 656 yards and eight touchdowns in West Virginia's Big 12 debut, a 70-63 home win over Baylor. * Local: James McFadden kicked a 33-yard field goal in overtime to give unbeaten Widener, ranked 18th in Division III, a 40-37 win at Lebanon Valley. One week after beating Wilkes, 90-0, the Pride had to rally from a 16-point deficit in the final 6 minutes of regulation. Around Town Villanova 35, Maine 14 Andy Talley said he wanted to find out something about his team, which was playing for the first time outside Philadelphia.
September 23, 2012 |
Old Dominion's Taylor Heinicke set a Division I record by passing for 730 yards, and Jared Brown kicked a game-winning, 25-yard field goal as the Monarchs rallied to beat New Hampshire, 64-61, in a wild Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams in Norfolk, Va., Saturday. Heinicke was 55 for 79, coming two completions short of the Football Championship Subdivision record. David Klingler of Houston had set the previous Division I record of 716 yards passing against Arizona State on Dec. 2, 1990.