2011-12 News

April 27, 2012
Spring Football: Turnovers, Toughness, Teamwork
The Southern Virginia University football team recently capped a very successful spring campaign, which began on Monday, Mar. 12 and ended five weeks later on Friday, Apr. 12.

December 16, 2011
Davidson Named Defensive Player of the Year, Herndon and Washington Selected to NAIA All-Independent Second Team
Three members of the Southern Virginia University football team—Tommy Davidson, Luke Herndon and Jerry Washington—today were selected to the 2011 NAIA All-Independent Football Team as voted on by the NAIA Independent Conference coaches.

November 19, 2011
Football Ends Season with Win Over Ave Maria
On a day when the Southern Virginia University football team honored its six seniors—Thomas Canady, Tommy Davidson, Craig Hodges, Brett Kassel, Ryan McGinn and Byron Tillery—the Knights ended their 2011 season on a high note with a 27-24 home victory over first-year football program and fellow NAIA Independent-member Ave Maria University.

November 18, 2011
Southern Virginia Football: Ave Maria Notes
In its second consecutive home game and final game of the 2011 season, the Southern Virginia University football team will host fellow-USCAA and NAIA Independent member Ave Maria University.

November 13, 2011
Turnovers Hurt Knights in Loss to EWC
Turnovers hurt the Southern Virginia University football team on Saturday afternoon as the Knights gave the ball away six times during a 15-38 home loss to fellow NAIA-Independent opponent Edward Waters University.

November 12, 2011
Southern Virginia Football: Edward Waters Game Notes
The Southern Virginia University football team returns home for the final two games of the 2011 season.

November 5, 2011
Knights Fall 63-6 at Webber International
The Southern Virginia University football team suffered its worst loss of the season at Webber International University on Saturday afternoon falling to the Warriors 63-6.

November 5, 2011
Southern Virginia Football: Webber Int'l Game Notes
The Southern Virginia University football team travels to Babson Park, Fla. on Saturday for its final road game of the season against NAIA-affiliate Webber International University.

October 29, 2011
Fitzgerald Becomes Southern Virginia Football's All-Time Winningest Coach with 48-26 Victory at George Mason
The Southern Virginia University football team collected its second win of the season over a club team on Saturday with a 48-26 victory at George Mason Club.

October 22, 2011
Southern Virginia Football: Apprentice Game Notes
Southern Virginia University football travels to Newport News, Va., to take on fellow USCAA-member The Apprentice School on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. EDT.

October 15, 2011
Davidson Breaks All-Time Tackle Record in Loss to Brevard
The Southern Virginia University football team jumped out to a 14-0 first-quarter lead during Saturday’s homecoming game against NCAA Division II Brevard College before the Tornados responded with 35 unanswered points on the way to a 41-21 win over the Knights.

October 15, 2011
Southern Virginia Football: Brevard Game Notes
The Southern Virginia University football team returns to Buena Vista, Va., in search of its second consecutive victory this season as the Knights take on NCAA Division II Brevard College to close out Southern Virginia's homecoming week.

October 8, 2011
Knights Defeat Guilford Behind Career Day from Stevenson
Sophomore quarterback Mitch Stevenson (Muskogee, Okla.) threw for a season-high three touchdowns and ran for two more on Saturday as the Southern Virginia University football team defeated NCAA Division III Guilford College 55-24.

October 8, 2011
Southern Virginia Football: Guilford Game Notes
The Southern Virginia University football team travels to Greensboro, N.C. to take on Guilford Saturday, Oct. 8 after a two-week layoff in hopes of winning its second consecutive regular season game.

September 17, 2011
Southern Virginia Rolls Over Radford, 63-6
The Southern Virginia University football team dominated Radford Saturday evening winning 63-6 in front of a whiteout home crowd at Robert E. “Bobby” Williams Field.

September 10, 2011
Knights Can't Hold Early Lead Against Lindsey Wilson
With its offense clicking early—the Knights scored a season-high 25 points in Saturday’s first half—Southern Virginia University football jumped out to an early lead over Lindsey Wilson College, but failed to score in the second half falling to the Blue Raiders 33-25.

September 10, 2011
Southern Virginia Football: Lindsey Wilson Game Notes
The Southern Virginia University football team returns to Buena Vista, Va. for a two-game home stand beginning on Saturday, Sept. 10 against Lindsey Wilson—the Knights’ third consecutive opponent from the NAIA’s Mid-South Conference.

September 3, 2011
Southern Virginia Football: Pikeville Game Notes
The Southern Virginia University football team travels to Pikeville, Ky. on Saturday, Sept. 3 to face NAIA-opponent Pikeville College for the first time in program history at 6 p.m. EDT.

August 27, 2011
Southern Virginia Falls to Kentucky Christian in Season Opener
Southern Virginia University football opened its 2011 season with a home loss Saturday evening as Kentucky Christian defeated the Knights 20-6.

August 27, 2011
Football Opens Season Against Kentucky Christian
Southern Virginia University’s football team opens its season at home for only the second time in the program’s eight-year history Saturday when the Knights host Kentucky Christian University at 7 p.m. on Parry McCluer High School’s Robert E. “Bobby” Williams Field.

June 29, 2011
Fitzgerald Announces 2011 Football Schedule
Southern Virginia University Head Football Coach DeLane Fitzgerald today announced his 2011 schedule which consists of eleven competitions, including six home games.