2012 News

April 24, 2013
Spring Football: Family, Focus, Finish
Coming off a 5-6 2012 season, the Southern Virginia University football team recently capped a self-improving five-week spring campaign beginning on Mon., Mar. 18, through Fri., Apr. 19.

March 6, 2013
Hiatt Named Offensive Coordinator
Southern Virginia University Athletic Director Scott Y. Doxey today named Tye Hiatt offensive coordinator for the Knights' football program

January 29, 2013
Four Knights Earn VaSID All-State Honors
Four members of the Southern Virginia University football team—Dylan Hall, Luke Herndon, Jeff Waldron and Cameron Williams—today were selected to the 2012 VaSID College Division All-State College Football Team as voted and named by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.

January 3, 2013
Hall, Herndon and Waldron Earn All-State Honors
The Roanoke Times announced its 2012 Divisions II, III and NAIA All-State College Football Team honoring three Southern Virginia University Knights.

December 26, 2012
Southern Virginia Football Joins New Jersey Athletic Conference
Southern Virginia University Athletic Director Scott Y. Doxey today announced that the university's football program will join the New Jersey Athletic Conference effective July 2014.

December 19, 2012
2012 Football Season Recap
Upon winning its final three contests, the 2012 Southern Virginia University football team finished the season with a 5-6 record—the second-most victories in program history behind the 2007 squad (6-5 record).

December 12, 2012
Football Earns Six All-Academic Honors
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its 2012 football All-Academic selections honoring six Southern Virginia University Knights.

December 8, 2012
Herndon, Waldron and Williams Selected to Play in Senior Bowl
Seniors Luke Herndon (Mechanicsville, Va.), Jeff Waldron (Costa Mesa, Calif.) and Cameron Willliams (Sacramento, Calif.) were three of 70 senior football scholar-athletes selected to participate in this year’s D2 vs. NAIA Senior Bowl hosted by the Collegiate Development Football League on Dec. 15 at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

November 13, 2012
Williams Named USCAA Defensive Player of the Week
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced senior defensive back Robert Williams as USCAA Defensive Player of the Week due to his performance in last Saturday’s 17-10 comeback win over Edward Waters College.

November 12, 2012
Southern Virginia 17, Edward Waters 10: Notes and Quotes
Notes and quotes from Saturday's 17-10 comeback win at Edward Waters in the 2012 season finale.

November 10, 2012
Football Ends Season with Late Comeback Win at Edward Waters
Trailing 10-3 with less than two minutes remaining during Saturday's season finale at Edward Waters, the Southern Virginia University football team completed a thrilling 17-10 comeback win and closed out the 2012 season on a three-game winning streak.

November 8, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: Edward Waters College Preview
Southern Virginia will finish its 2012 campaign on Saturday by again heading south, this time to Jacksonville, Fla., to face the Edward Waters College Tigers—the Knights’ second straight opponent from the NAIA.

November 6, 2012
Hall Named USCAA Defensive Player of the Week
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced senior defensive lineman Dylan Hall as USCAA Defensive Player of the Week for the weeks of October 30 and November 6.

November 5, 2012
Southern Virginia 27, Webber International 6: Notes and Quotes
Notes and quotes from Saturday's 27-6 home win against Webber International on Senior Day.

November 3, 2012
Knights Run Past Webber Int'l on Senior Day
Behind a season-high four touchdowns in the first half, the Southern Virginia University football team earned its second consecutive victory on Saturday’s Senior Day defeating Webber International University 27-6.

November 1, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: Webber International Preview
For its final home game of the season on Senior Day, Southern Virginia will host familiar NAIA-foe Webber International on November 3 at 1 p.m. EDT at Robert E. "Bobby" Williams Field.

October 29, 2012
Southern Virginia 21, Alfred State 6: Notes and Quotes
Notes and quotes from Saturday's 21-6 win at Alfred State College.

October 27, 2012
Southern Virginia Earns First Road Win at Alfred State
After dropping the previous four road contests this season, the Southern Virginia University football team earned its first win away from home on Saturday defeating Alfred State College 21-6 behind a solid defensive performance.

October 25, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: Alfred State College Preview
Southern Virginia University travel on the road for their only game north of Virginia on Oct. 27 in Alfred, N.Y., at 1 p.m. EDT to take on NJCAA-affiliated Alfred State College—the second straight opponent that the Knights will be playing for the first time.

October 24, 2012
Robbins Named Defensive Player of the Week for Second Time
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced sophomore linebacker Robert Robbins as USCAA Defensive Player of the Week for the second time in three weeks due to his performance in last Saturday’s 20-14 loss to Concordia-Selma.

October 22, 2012
Concordia-Selma 20, Southern Virginia 14: Notes and Quotes
Notes and quotes from Saturday's 20-14 home loss to Concordia College Selma.

October 20, 2012
Despite Strong Defensive Outing, Knights Fall to Concordia-Selma
Despite a solid defensive preformance, the Southern Virginia University football team fell to Concordia College of Selma 20-14 at home on Saturday as the Knights' offense gained only 120 total yards on the afternoon.

October 18, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: Concordia-Selma Preview
Southern Virginia University returns to its home crowd at Robert E. “Bobby” Williams Field on Saturday to begin the final third of the 2012 season against Concordia College Selma—the Knights fourth USCAA opponent in the last five weeks.

October 15, 2012
Brevard 59, Southern Virginia 24: Notes and Quotes
Notes and Quotes from Saturday's 59-24 loss at Brevard College.

October 13, 2012
Brevard Runs Past Southern Virginia 59-24 in Offensive Battle
The Southern Virginia University football team could not overcome an early 31-point deficit at Brevard College on Saturday as the Knights fell 59-24 to the Tornados, who earned their first victory of the season.

October 12, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: Brevard College Preview
Southern Virginia University travels south to Brevard, N.C., on Saturday, Oct. 13, to take on the NCAA Division II Brevard College Tornados for the fourth consecutive year.

October 9, 2012
Robbins Named USCAA Defensive Player of the Week
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced sophomore linebacker Robert Robbins as USCAA Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in last Friday’s 20-14 comeback win over USCAA-rival The Apprentice School.

October 8, 2012
Southern Virginia 20, Apprentice 14: Notes and Quotes
Notes and Quotes from Friday's 20-14 comeback win over The Apprentice School

October 5, 2012
Knights Complete Second-Half Comeback Against Apprentice
The Southern Virginia University football team scored three touchdowns in the final 17 minutes of the game as they rallied to defeat the Apprentice School 20-14 at Salem Football Stadium on Friday afternoon.

October 3, 2012
Gregory Named USCAA Defensive Player of the Week
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced sophomore defensive back Matt Gregory as USCAA Defensive Player of the Week.

October 3, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: Apprentice Preview
Southern Virginia University travels on Friday to a neutral site, Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Va., against long-time rival The Apprentice School Shipbuilders. Salem Football Stadium is the host of the NCAA Division III Football Championship game, known as the Stagg Bowl.

October 2, 2012
Virginia-Lynchburg 19, Southern Virginia 16: Notes and Quotes
Notes and quotes from last Saturday's loss vs. Virginia-Lynchburg.

September 29, 2012
Knights Can't Hold Early Lead, Fall to Dragons on Alumni Day
The Southern Virginia University football team suffered a heartbreaking loss during Saturday's home Alumni Game as Virginia University of Lynchburg took its first lead of the day on the game's final play—the Dragon's quarterback Tyler Harris scrambled 4 yards into the end zone as time expired—to earn a 19-16 win over the Knights.

September 28, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: Virginia-Lynchburg Preview
The Southern Virginia University football team returns home to Robert E. "Bobby" Williams Field after finishing a two-game road swing to take on fellow USCAA-opponent Virginia University of Lynchburg in its Alumni Game this Saturday, Sept. 29, with a 1 p.m. kickoff.

September 27, 2012
Celebrating a Decade of Southern Virginia Football
As the Southern Virginia University football program turns a decade old this year, it's time to look back at the program's journey since its inception in 2003.

September 25, 2012
Taitano Named USCAA Special Teams Player of the Week
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced freshman Frank Taitano as USCAA Special Teams Player of the Week.

September 24, 2012
Ave Maria 49, Southern Virginia 30: Notes and Quotes
Notes and quotes from last Saturday's 49-30 loss at Ave Maria University.

September 22, 2012
Ave Maria Outlasts Southern Virginia in Scoring Duel
The Southern Virginia University football team could not overcome an early deficit at Ave Maria University on Saturday as the Knights fell 49-30 to the Gyrenes, who earned the first football victory in their program's two-year history.

September 21, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: Ave Maria Preview
The Southern Virginia University football team heads south to Naples, Fla. for its second consecutive game away from home on Sept. 22 and its first contest of the season against a fellow-USCAA member in Ave Maria University.

September 19, 2012
Ferrum College 20, Southern Virginia 7: Notes and Quotes
Notes and quotes from last Saturday's 20-7 loss at Ferrum College.

September 15, 2012
Despite Strong Defensive Outing, Southern Virginia Falls at Ferrum
Despite a solid defensive performance in which the Knights forced five turnovers, the Southern Virginia University football team struggled to put points on the board at Ferrum College on Saturday eventually falling 20-7 to the Panthers.

September 14, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: Ferrum College Preview
The Southern Virginia University football team travels 92 miles south to Ferrum, Va., to face its second consecutive USA South-opponent Ferrum College on Saturday, Sep. 15 at 1 p.m. EDT.

September 13, 2012
Winsor Named USCAA Defensive Player of the Week
Both USA College Football, Inc., and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced junior linebacker Dakota Winsor as USCAA Defensive Player of the Week.

September 8, 2012
Southern Virginia Defeats N.C. Wesleyan in Home Opener
The Southern Virginia University football team won its home opener at Robert E. “Bobby” Williams Field defeating North Carolina Wesleyan 24-14 Saturday night earning its first victory of the young 2012 season.

September 6, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: North Carolina Wesleyan Preview
The Southern Virginia University football team will host North Carolina Wesleyan in its 2012 home opener at Robert E. "Bobby" Williams Field on Sep. 8 at 7 p.m.

September 6, 2012
Estorffe Named USCAA Special Teams Player of the Week
USA College Football, Inc. today announced senior punter Brenton Estorffe as USCAA Special Teams Player of the Week.

August 30, 2012
Southern Virginia Drops Season Opener at Morehead State
The Southern Virginia University football team opened its 2012 season with a loss on the road Thursday evening as Morehead State defeated the Knights 55-0.

August 29, 2012
Southern Virginia Football: Morehead State Preview
The Southern Virginia University football team will open its 2012 season—the program’s tenth season since beginning in 2003—on Thursday, August 30 at 7 p.m. against NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponent Morehead State University.

August 27, 2012
Ten Knights Selected to USCAA Preseason All-America Team
USA College Sports, Inc., today announced its first USA College Football USCAA Preseason All-America team honoring 10 Southern Virginia University football scholar-athletes.

July 20, 2012
Three Knights Earn Preseason All-American Honors
USA College Sports, Inc,. today announced its 20th Annual USA College Football NAIA Pre-Season All-America teams honoring three Southern Virginia University football scholar-athletes.

July 19, 2012
2012 Southern Virginia Football Preview
As the Southern Virginia University football program heads into its tenth season, the Knights are optimistic that 2012 will be their finest year to date.

July 11, 2012
Fitzgerald Announces 2012 Football Schedule
Southern Virginia University Head Football Coach DeLane Fitzgerald today announced his 2012 schedule consisting of eleven competitions, including five home games.