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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.