The New Jersey Athletic Conference today announced the 2017 Preseason Coaches’ Poll, where Southern Virginia University was picked for an eighth-place finish, the highest preseason ranking since joining the NJAC in 2014.
Under the direction of first-year head coach Joe DuPaix, the Southern Virginia University football program saw its first season-opening win since 2007, two players given Rookie of the Year honors and a homecoming win over conference opponent William Paterson University during the 2016 season.
The New Jersey Athletic Conference today announced the 2016 All-Conference Team, naming Ty Jones as a co-offensive rookie of the year, and Neil Davis as defensive rookie of the year. Anthony Siilata, Marcos Garcia and Mitch Orme were named as honorable mentions.
Southern Virginina football's Ty Jones and Mitch Orme were named New Jersey Athletic Conference offensive and defensive rookies of the week, after their performances during the Knights' 26-17 homecoming win on Saturday over William Paterson.
The New Jersey Athletic Conference this week announced the recipients of week one’s players of the week, naming Neil Davis the defensive player of the week and Keenan Galeai offensive rookie of the week.