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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.