2009-10 News

May 4, 2010
SVU Football Adds More Recruits For 2010 Team
Southern Virginia Head Football Coach DeLane Fitzgerald has announced the signing of 20 football players for the 2010 team.

April 21, 2010
Football Shows Progress In The Spring
The Southern Virginia Football team recently wrapped up its spring practice term, as they faced off against Radford Club in a spring scrimmage.

April 5, 2010
Fitzgerald Announces 2010 Schedule
Head coach, DeLane Fitzgerald, has announced the 2010 schedule for the Southern Virginia Football team.

March 30, 2010
Card Named To NAIA All-Star Game Roster
Senior Center Tyler Card continues to make headlines for the Southern Virginia Football team as he has been named a member of the NAIA All-Star Game.

February 19, 2010
Fitzgerald Announces Six More Signings
The Southern Virginia Football team has announced six new signings for the 2010 team.

February 3, 2010
Football Team Announces 2010 Signings
The Southern Virginia Football team has announced new signings for the 2010 team.

January 29, 2010
Card Named NAIA All-American Honorable Mention
Offensive Lineman Tyler Card was recently named to the NAIA Football All-American Team as an Honorable Mention.

January 7, 2010
Six SVU Football Players Named To NAIA Independent Team
Junior Linebacker Matt Mellor headlines a list of six players recently named to the NAIA All-Independent Teams.

December 17, 2009
Four Named To USCAA Academic All-American List
Headlined by a second USCAA Academic All-American nod for David Haws, the Southern Virginia Football team had four players named to the USCAA Non-Sport Academic All-American List for the 2009 season.

November 14, 2009
Oyster Bowl Win Ends Season on High Note for the Knights
After trailing 10-0 in the second quarter, the Southern Virginia Football team mounted a comeback to win the game 14-0 and take the Oyster Bowl over Apprentice.

November 7, 2009
Missed Opportunities Costly for the Knights in Defeat to Webber International
Three missed field goals, and several fruitless red-zone drives prevented the Southern Virginia football team from scoring a win against Webber International, as the Knights fall 24-17.

October 31, 2009
Knights Beat Radford for Senior Day Win
Led by Senior Sam Trulock and a strong defensive game, the Southern Virginia Football team beat Radford 40-20.

October 24, 2009
Knights Overwhelmed by Gardner-Webb
With momentum from the first win of the season, the Southern Virginia Football team looked to shock NCAA D.I Gardner-Webb, but could not break through against the Bulldogs, losing 65-0.

October 23, 2009
Knight Football to be Webcast.
The Southern Virginia Football competition against Gardner-Webb will be webcast and will have live streaming video.

October 17, 2009
Knights Romp to First Victory of the Season
An overwhelming offense and a stifling defense led the Southern Virginia Football team to its first victory, as the team triumphed over George Mason 51-12.

October 6, 2009
SVU Football Alumni Golf Tournament
The Southern Virginia University Football Team will be hosting its Annual Knight Football Alumni Golf Tournament at The Vista Links Golf Course in Buena Vista, Virginia on Oct. 16, 2009 at 1:30pm.

October 2, 2009
Knights Unable to Get First Win
In a battle between two schools looking for their first win of the season, Southern Virginia Football could not break the streak and lost 48-6 to Guilford.

October 2, 2009
Video Coverage of Tonight's Football Game Available
The Southern Virginia Football team is pleased to announce that the football competition tonight, against Guilford, can be viewed via the internet.

September 26, 2009
SVU Falls Short Against Ferrum
The Southern Virginia Football team had its best offensive and defensive outputs of the season, but could not contain Ferrum College's running game, losing 28-21.

September 19, 2009
Knights Lose Away at Brevard
The Southern Virginia Football team could not find an answer to the Brevard College running game, and lost 42-7.

September 12, 2009
Knights Unable to Overcome Turnovers Against Lincoln
The Southern Virginia Football team struck first against Lincoln University, but turnovers undid the Knights as they fell 8-29.

September 5, 2009
Knights Fall to Morehead State, Show Improvement
The Southern Virginia football team faced a daunting task when they played at NCAA Division I-AA Morehead State on Saturday night. The Knights were able to show improvement in the game, and did not always play like the underdog they were, but ultimately were not able to overpower the FCS school, playing in front of the home fans, and eventually fell 61-10.

September 4, 2009
Football to Play Morehead State
Southern Virginia University Football will look to rebound from a tough opening loss when they play at Morehead State Sept. 5 at 7:00 PM.

August 29, 2009
Knights Fall in Season and Home Opener
The Southern Virginia University Football team opened their season at home for the first time ever, and looked to start with a win for first time head coach, DeLane Fitzgerald. Unfortunately, Concord University had other plans and was able to walk away with a 63-10 victory over the Knights.

August 20, 2009
Knights Football Recieves Preseason Awards
Twenty-seven players have been named to the 2009 NAIA Preseason All-Independent Team, including five players who were 2008 NAIA Postseason All-Independent Team selections. Two of the twenty-seven were from Southern Virginia.

August 11, 2009
Coach Fitzgerald to Coach the Knights in 2009
When the Southern Virginia University football team kicks off their 2009 season at home on August 29 against Concord University, they will be led by new head coach Delane Fitzgerald.

August 10, 2009
Football Opens 2009 Camp
The Southern Virginia University Football team arrived on campus Friday, August 7, and began practices over the weekend. Head Coach DeLane Fitzgerald and the SVU staff welcomed over 80 players to the program for the 2009 season.

August 10, 2009
Game Time Changed For Lincoln
The Southern Virginia University Football team has announced that the start time for its game against Lincoln (PA) University on Sept. 12 has been changed.

August 3, 2009
Football Hosts Skills Camp
The Southern Virginia University Football team hosted a skills clinic last week on the new Southern Virginia Practice Fields.

June 17, 2009
Football Hosts Contact Camp
Head Football Coach DeLane Fitzgerald has announced the dates of the second SVU Football Contact Camp. The Knight coaching staff will run this camp that will emphasize proper football fundamentals and technique.

June 11, 2009
Football Announces 2009 Schedule
The Southern Virginia University football team has announced its 2009 schedule.

May 18, 2009
SVU Football Coaches Announce Signing Players
Southern Virginia University's football team has committed the following players to join the Knights in 2009.