2013 News

May 2, 2014
2014 Football Spring Camp Recap
New Southern Virginia University head football coach Jason Walker answers questions following the recent completion of spring camp.

April 22, 2014
Southern Virginia Promotes Walker to Head Football Coach
Southern Virginia University President Paul K. Sybrowsky today promoted Jason Walker to the position of head football coach.

April 19, 2014
Hughes Accepts Position at MISU
Southern Virginia University Director of Athletics Jason Lamb today confirmed that recently hired head football coach Tyler Hughes has resigned his position effective immediately.

March 25, 2014
Southern Virginia Names Meifu Offensive Coordinator
Southern Virginia University head football coach Tyler Hughes today named Mike Meifu as his offensive coordinator.

March 20, 2014
Southern Virginia Names Walker Defensive Coordinator
Southern Virginia University head football coach Tyler Hughes today named Jason Walker as his defensive coordinator.

March 17, 2014
Hughes Named Southern Virginia’s Head Football Coach
Southern Virginia University President Paul K. Sybrowsky today named Tyler Hughes as the university’s next head football coach.

March 3, 2014
Four CAC Schools to Join Southern Virginia in NJAC in 2015
The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced today that five current football members of the Capital Athletic Conference will compete in the NJAC beginning the 2015 season.

February 7, 2014
Southern Virginia Launches Search for New Head Football Coach
Southern Virginia University Athletic Director Scott Y. Doxey today announced that the university has launched a national search for a new head football coach.

January 3, 2014
Four Named to Roanoke Times All-State Football Team
After helping the Southern Virginia University football team to its best record in program history, four Knights were named to the Roanoke Times College Division All-State football team Friday afternoon.

December 17, 2013
Program-Best Seven Knights Named VaSID Football All-State
A program-best seven members of the Southern Virginia University football team were named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors College Division Football All-State Team as announced by the organization Tuesday morning in Ferrum, Va.

December 12, 2013
Winsor a Finalist for Prestigious Cliff Harris Award
Having completed one of the most successful careers in Southern Virginia University football program history, senior linebacker Dakoda Winsor was named a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award on Thursday morning in Little Rock, Ark.

December 5, 2013
2013 Football Season Recap
When a program has its most successful season in school history, naturally records are going to fall and new standards will be set for the years going forward.

December 4, 2013
Football Finishes No. 1 in USCAA Coaches’ Poll
Completing a program best eight-win season, the Southern Virginia University football team finished the 2013 campaign ranked No. 1 based on the final United States Collegiate Athletic Association coaches’ poll released in Newport News, Va.

December 3, 2013
Three Football Seniors to Play in All-Star Games
After helping the Southern Virginia University football program to its most successful season in school history, three senior scholar-athletes have been selected to compete in elite all-star games throughout the country based on their accomplishments from the 2013 season.

November 30, 2013
Nine Football Scholar-Athletes Named USCAA All-Academic
Having assisted the 2013 football program to its most successful season in school history, nine Southern Virginia University football scholar-athletes represented the team by being named to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association All-Academic Team.

November 20, 2013
14 Football Team Members Named to All-USCAA Teams
Following the most successful season in program history, 14 members of the Southern Virginia University football team were recognized by the United States Collegiate Athletic Association in its inaugural All-USCAA Team announced Wednesday evening in Newport News, Va.

November 16, 2013
Football Closes Historic Season with Win over Southwestern
Having already clinched the program’s most successful season in program history over the past two weeks, the Southern Virginia University football team capped its historic year with a 40-0 shutout win over Southwestern Saturday afternoon at Robert E. Williams Field in Buena Vista, Va.

November 15, 2013
Southern Virginia Football: Southwestern Preview
In its final regular season game, the Southern Virginia University football team will host Division III opponent Southwestern University out of Georgetown, Texas this Saturday at Robert E. “Bobby” Williams Field in Buena Vista, Va. This will be the first ever meeting between the two squads with a kickoff time slated for 1 p.m. EST.

November 9, 2013
Football Breaks School Mark with Seventh Win of Season in Shutout
After matching a school-best six wins last week, the Southern Virginia University football team broke the program record with its seventh victory of the season by defeating Alfred State College, 30-0, Saturday afternoon at Robert E. Williams Field in Buena Vista, Va.

November 8, 2013
Southern Virginia Football: Alfred State Preview
In only the second ever meeting between the two teams, Southern Virginia University football will host provisional NCAA Division III opponent Alfred State College on Saturday at Robert E. “Bobby” Williams Field in Buena Vista, Va. Start time for the game is scheduled for 1 p.m.

November 7, 2013
Three Gridders Receive Academic All-District Honors
Southern Virginia University football team members Keaton Epps, Robert Robbins and Tod Workman have been named to a Capital One Academic All-District football team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday afternoon.

November 2, 2013
Football Matches Program-Best Six Wins with Victory at Apprentice
Facing The Apprentice School for the second time this season, the Southern Virginia University football team earned a 38-6 road victory over the Shipbuilders Saturday afternoon at Apprentice Field in Newport News, Va.

November 1, 2013
Southern Virginia Football: The Apprentice School Preview
For the second time in three weeks, the Southern Virginia University football team will face off against USCAA opponent The Apprentice School in its final road contest of the season as it travels to Apprentice Field in Newport News, Va. Start time for the game is scheduled for 1 p.m.

October 26, 2013
Football Takes Advantage of Bluefield Turnovers in 44-18 Win
The Southern Virginia University football team took advantage of three interceptions and two fumble recoveries to defeat the visiting Bluefield College Rams by a 44-18 score Saturday afternoon at Robert E. Williams Field in Buena Vista, Va.

October 25, 2013
Southern Virginia Football: Bluefield College Preview
The Southern Virginia University football team for the first time ever will play NAIA opponent Bluefield College this Saturday as it completes its third consecutive home game before going on the road next week. Kickoff time is slated for 1 p.m. The Knights will look to extend their winning streak to three games with a win over the Rams.

October 23, 2013
Sanford Named USCAA Offensive Player of the Week
After his performance over the weekend against The Apprentice School, Southern Virginia University senior Dee Sanford was named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.

October 19, 2013
Football Earns Homecoming Victory over Apprentice, 34-7
A powerful first half by the Southern Virginia University football team lifted the Knights to a 34-7 Homecoming victory over The Apprentice School Saturday afternoon at Robert E. Williams Field in Buena Vista, Va.

October 18, 2013
Southern Virginia Football: The Apprentice School Preview
The Southern Virginia University football team will host long time USCAA opponent The Apprentice School this Saturday for its 2013 Homecoming game. Kickoff time is slated for 1 p.m.

October 15, 2013
Cragun Named USCAA Special Teams Player of the Week
Following his performance last weekend against Warner, Southern Virginia University freshman Davis Cragun was named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Special Teams Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.

October 15, 2013
Winsor Named USCAA Defensive Player of the Week
Following his performance last weekend against Warner, Southern Virginia University senior Dakoda Winsor was named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.

October 12, 2013
Football Takes Victory over Visiting Warner University
With a dominating performance in the second quarter, the Southern Virginia University football team earned a 35-20 victory over visiting Warner University Saturday afternoon at Robert E. Williams Field in Buena Vista, Va.

October 11, 2013
Southern Virginia Football: Warner University Preview
After a three-game road swing and a week off, the Southern Virginia University football team will return to action at home to Robert E. “Bobby” Williams Field this Saturday to play NAIA opponent Warner University out of Lake Wales, Fla.

September 28, 2013
Football Loses Defensive Battle at The College of New Jersey
Despite an early safety by senior Dakoda Winsor, the visiting Southern Virginia University football team fell at The College of New Jersey by a close 7-2 score Saturday afternoon at Lions’ Stadium in Ewing, N.J.

September 27, 2013
Southern Virginia Football: The College of New Jersey Preview
The Southern Virginia University football team will travel to Lions’ Stadium in Ewing, N.J., this Saturday to compete against The College of New Jersey Lions. Kickoff is scheduled for noon.

September 24, 2013
Evans Named USCAA Defensive Player of the Week
Following his performance last weekend at VU-Lynchburg, Southern Virginia University junior Colter Evans was named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.

September 22, 2013
Football Defeats VU-Lynchburg on Final Drive 33-30
Powered behind junior Jerry Washington’s 173 yards on the ground, the Southern Virginia University football team defeated host VU-Lynchburg, 33-30, Saturday afternoon at City Stadium in Lynchburg, Va.

September 19, 2013
Southern Virginia Football: VU-Lynchburg Preview
The Knights take on Virginia University of Lynchburg this Saturday, Sept. 21, at Lynchburg's City Stadium in Lynchburg, Va. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.

September 19, 2013
Gonzales Named USCAA Special Teams Player of the Week
Following his performance last weekend at NC Wesleyan, Southern Virginia University freshman Justin Gonzales was named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Special Teams Player of the Week.

September 18, 2013
Southern Virginia 24, NC Wesleyan 21: Notes and Quotes
Notes and Quotes following Southern Virginia's 24-21 overtime victory over NC Wesleyan on Saturday, Sept. 14.

September 14, 2013
Football Claims Overtime Victory at NC Wesleyan
Trailing after three quarters, the Southern Virginia University football team clawed its way back in the fourth quarter to grab an eventual 24-21 overtime victory over host N.C. Wesleyan Saturday afternoon at RMT Athletic Stadium in Rocky Mount, N.C.

September 12, 2013
Southern Virginia Football: NC Wesleyan Preview
The Southern Virginia University football team will travel to Rocky Mount, N.C., this Saturday to play North Carolina Wesleyan College in its first road test of the 2013 season. Game time is scheduled for 1 p.m.

September 7, 2013
Football Drops Season Opener to Methodist 33-20
Despite a strong push in the second quarter by the Southern Virginia University football team, visiting Methodist University earned a 33-20 victory Saturday afternoon at Robert E. Williams Field.

September 6, 2013
Southern Virginia Football: Methodist University Preview
The Southern Virginia University Knights host the Monarchs of Methodist University on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Parry McCleur High School in Buena Vista, Va.

August 14, 2013
2013 Football Season Preview
Given the task of fielding the best team possible, Southern Virginia University football coach DeLane Fitzgerald is given the challenge of rotating returned missionaries and freshmen into the mix of returning Knight players on an annual basis.

July 29, 2013
2012-13 Review: No. 5 – Football at Edward Waters
As Southern Virginia University Athletics gears up for the 2013-14 athletics season we are taking a look back at the top five contests from last year.

May 14, 2013
Fitzgerald Announces Southern Virginia's 2013 Football Schedule
Southern Virginia University Head Football Coach DeLane Fitzgerald today announced his 2013 schedule consisting of ten contests, including six home games.