2010-11 News

July 8, 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.

April 6, 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.

March 21, 2011
Football Starts Spring Practice
The Southern Virginia University football team will start spring practices today.

February 1, 2011
Why SVU Football
Watch as Southern Virginia University Head Football Coach, DeLane Fitzgerald gives a reason why young men should choose SVU football.

January 6, 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.

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.

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.

November 6, 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

November 3, 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.

November 1, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

October 9, 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.

October 6, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

September 3, 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.

September 3, 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.

September 1, 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.

September 1, 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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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