2010-11 News

  • Mellor Receives Academic All-State Honors
    July 08, 2011
    Mellor Receives Academic All-State Honors The association of Virginia Sports Information Directors today announced its 2011 VaSID Academic All-State selections honoring six Southern Virginia University scholar-athletes.
  • Football Announces 2011 Recruiting Class
    April 06, 2011
    Football Announces 2011 Recruiting Class Southern Virginia University head football coach DeLane Fitzgerald today announced his 2011 recruiting class, which consists of 52 players who have committed to the Southern Virginia football program for the upcoming season.
  • Football Starts Spring Practice
    March 21, 2011
    Football Starts Spring Practice The Southern Virginia University football team will start spring practices today.
  • Why SVU Football
    February 01, 2011
    Why SVU Football Watch as Southern Virginia University Head Football Coach, DeLane Fitzgerald gives a reason why young men should choose SVU football.
  • Football Records Second Best Season In Program History
    January 06, 2011
    Football Records Second Best Season In Program History Under second-year head coach, DeLane Fitzgerald, the Southern Virginia University football team recorded the second best season in program history, and saw a number of firsts in year seven of the program.
  • Mellor Named Second Team All-State By VaSID
    December 17, 2010
    Mellor Named Second Team All-State By VaSID Senior linebacker, Matt Mellor, is ending his career on several positive notes, as he earns another post-season award with a spot on the Virginia College Sports Information Director's All-State Second Team.
  • Mellor And Canady Named To NAIA All-Independent Team
    November 22, 2010
    Mellor And Canady Named To NAIA All-Independent Team Senior linebacker, Matt Mellor, and junior fullback, Thomas Canady, have been named to the 2010 NAIA All-Independent First Team.
  • Knights End Season With Loss to Webber International
    November 06, 2010
    Knights End Season With Loss to Webber International Over 230 lost yards on 19 penalties was not enough to slow the Webber International University attack Saturday afternoon, as the Southern Virginia University football team fell 34-20 in front of a home crowd on Senior Day. With the loss, Southern Virginia finishes its season at 4-7, which ties the second best finish in program history
  • Knights Looking To White Out Webber International
    November 03, 2010
    Knights Looking To White Out Webber International In the final home game of the 2010 season for the Southern Virginia University Football team, the team is looking for a white out from fans as well as a win over Webber International.
  • Bowen And Wilce Named NAIA Players Of The Week
    November 01, 2010
    Bowen And Wilce Named NAIA Players Of The Week Freshman kicker Tyler Bowen, and redshirt freshman wide receiver, Brick Wilce, have been named the NAIA Independent Special Teams Player, and Freshman Player of the Week for the Southern Virginia football team.
  • Knights Rally In Fourth To Score Win Over Kentucky Christian
    October 30, 2010
    Knights Rally In Fourth To Score Win Over Kentucky Christian Trailing in the fourth quarter, the Southern Virginia University rallied behind Zach Garner's 263-yards through the air, and scored three touchdowns, for a 45-28 win over hosts Kentucky Christian.
  • Battle Of The Knights, As SVU Takes On Kentucky Christian
    October 28, 2010
    Battle Of The Knights, As SVU Takes On Kentucky Christian After a heartbreaking loss to rivals Apprentice, the Southern Virginia University football team will hit the road, and look for a win over the Kentucky Christian Knights.
  • Mellor Breaks All-Time Tackles Record
    October 23, 2010
    Mellor Breaks All-Time Tackles Record Senior linebacker, Matt Mellor, recorded three tackles against the Apprentice School, and with that total became the all-time leader in tackles in Southern Virginia University football history.
  • Late Drive Sinks Knights Against Apprentice
    October 23, 2010
    Late Drive Sinks Knights Against Apprentice Taking a lead in to the forth quarter, the Southern Virginia University football was looking for a second consecutive win over the Apprentice School, but a late drive by the visitors, gave the Shipbuilders a 20-18 win.
  • Football Looks For Win Over Rival Shipbuilders
    October 21, 2010
    Football Looks For Win Over Rival Shipbuilders The annual rivalry game against the Apprentice School Shipbuilders takes place again for the Southern Virginia University football team, when they host the Builders at Parry McCluer High School, Oct. 23.
  • SVU Unable To Stop Wesley Running Game
    October 16, 2010
    SVU Unable To Stop Wesley Running Game The Southern Virginia football team found out why the Wesley Wolverines are ranked #3 in NCAA D.III, as the hosts ran past the Knights on their way to a 52-3 win.
  • Knights Face Daunting Challenge in NCAA D.III #3 Wesley
    October 14, 2010
    Knights Face Daunting Challenge in NCAA D.III #3 Wesley Coming off the first win over Guilford, and an ODAC foe, the road gets even tougher for the Southern Virginia football team as they travel to face off with NCAA D.III national power, Wesley.
  • Knights Romp In Homecoming Win
    October 09, 2010
    Knights Romp In Homecoming Win Scoring 36-points, and totaling 461-yards of total offense, the Southern Virginia football team scored a win over Guilford, 36-21, on Homecoming Weekend for the Knights.
  • Knights Look For Homecoming Win Over Guilford
    October 06, 2010
    Knights Look For Homecoming Win Over Guilford After back-to-back losses, the Southern Virginia football team will be looking to get back in the win column with a homecoming victory over visiting Guilford.
  • Knights Unable To Stop Bridgewater Comeback
    September 30, 2010
    Knights Unable To Stop Bridgewater Comeback The Southern Virginia football team took a third quarter lead against Bridgewater, but could not stop a rally from the Eagles in the fourth quarter, losing 32-23.
  • Football Team To Face Bridgewater In Charity Game
    September 29, 2010
    Football Team To Face Bridgewater In Charity Game The Southern Football team will play a second Thursday night game of the season when they face off against perennial ODAC power Bridgewater.
  • Brevard Rushes Over The Knights
    September 25, 2010
    Brevard Rushes Over The Knights The Southern Virginia football team faced off against a rushing juggernaut in Brevard, and could not slow the run game, as the Tornadoes ran to a 69-7 win.
  • Southern Virginia Prepares For Brevard
    September 22, 2010
    Southern Virginia Prepares For Brevard After a program first win over Ferrum, the Southern Virginia football team will be looking to record another first with a win over Brevard.
  • Itaaehau Named NAIA Independent Freshman Player of the Week
    September 21, 2010
    Itaaehau Named NAIA Independent Freshman Player of the Week Freshman defensive lineman, Fine Itaaehau, has been named the NAIA Independent Freshman Player of the Week for his efforts in a win over Ferrum.
  • Knights Defense Leads Way To First Win Over Ferrum
    September 18, 2010
    Knights Defense Leads Way To First Win Over Ferrum Ferrum College was able to rack up a large amount of yards, but the Southern Virginia football team was able to hold the Panthers to 17-points, and scored 20 to get a first win in the series between the teams.
  • Knights Look For First Win Against Ferrum
    September 15, 2010
    Knights Look For First Win Against Ferrum After a humbling loss to Lindsey Wilson, the Southern Virginia football team is looking for a program first when they seek a win against Ferrum for the first time ever.
  • Knights Look For First 2-1 Start In Program history
    September 11, 2010
    Knights Look For First 2-1 Start In Program history The Southern Virginia Football team will look to make an historic step when they take on Lindsey Wilson, and look for a 2-1start for the first time in SVU history.
  • Big Plays Hurt Knights In Loss To Lindsey Wilson
    September 11, 2010
    Big Plays Hurt Knights In Loss To Lindsey Wilson Looking for momentum from a home opening win, the Southern Virginia Football team could not overcome big Lindsey Wilson plays, and lost to the Blue Raiders, 44-3.
  • Knights To Be Featured On "VSN NAIA Football Game Of The Week"
    September 10, 2010
    Knights To Be Featured On "VSN NAIA Football Game Of The Week" The Victory Sports Network (VSN) will travel to Columbia, Ky. this week for the VSN NAIA Football Game of the Week between Lindsey Wilson University and Southern Virginia University of Buena Vista, Va.
  • Knights Go To .500 With Win Over Radford
    September 03, 2010
    Knights Go To .500 With Win Over Radford The Southern Virginia Football team struggled through a first quarter before the team got on the board, and then overwhelmed Radford with 44-unanswered points to move to .500 on the season, and win it's season opener, 44-6.
  • Listen To A Knights Double-Header
    September 03, 2010
    Listen To A Knights Double-Header The 2010 home openers for both Southern Virginia Football and Southern Virginia Women's Soccer kick off tonight, and all SVU fans can tune in for webcasting of both games.
  • Knights Open At Home Looking For Win Over Radford
    September 01, 2010
    Knights Open At Home Looking For Win Over Radford The Southern Virginia Football team looks to rebound from a tough loss to Concord, when they host the home opener against Radford Sept. 3 at 7:30 pm.
  • Mellor Named NAIA Independent Football Player of the Week
    September 01, 2010
    Mellor Named NAIA Independent Football Player of the Week Senior linebacker Matt Mellor has been named the NAIA Independent Special Teams Player of the Week, for his performance against Concord.
  • Deja Vu For Knights In Season Opener
    August 26, 2010
    Deja Vu For Knights In Season Opener The 2010 season opener for the Southern Virginia Football team followed a similar script from a year ago, as they fell to Concord again 72-21.
  • Knights Open Season At Concord
    August 25, 2010
    Knights Open Season At Concord Under the direction of second-year head coach DeLane Fitzgerald, the Southern Virginia Football team will open the 2010 season on the road at Concord University.
  • Knights To Appear On VSN Game of the Week
    August 24, 2010
    Knights To Appear On VSN Game of the Week For the first time in the history of the program, the Southern Virginia Football team will get national exposure when they are showcased on the "Victory Sports Network NAIA Football Game of the Week".
  • Canady, Davidson and Mellor Named To Pre-Season Team
    August 24, 2010
    Canady, Davidson and Mellor Named To Pre-Season Team Southern Virginia Football players Thomas Canady, Tommy Davidson and Matt Mellor have been named to the NAIA Preseason All-Independent Team.
  • SVU Football Begins Pre-season
    August 11, 2010
    SVU Football Begins Pre-season The Southern Virginia Football team, under second-year head coach DeLane Fitzgerald, opened fall camp on Aug. 7.
  • Fitzgerald Announces 2010 Schedule
    April 05, 2010
    Fitzgerald Announces 2010 Schedule Head coach, DeLane Fitzgerald, has announced the 2010 schedule for the Southern Virginia Football team.