Boston, Mass. - November 26, 2018 - The Gridiron Club of Greater Boston College Awards Committee chairman Tim Whelan recently announced that Springfield College senior Nick Giorgio (Cumberland, R.I.) is part of an accomplished group of student-athletes, coaches and officials who will be honored at the club's annual Bob Whelan College Football Awards Night on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Collegeville, Minn. - November 20, 2018 - Springfield College's Nick Giorgio (Cumberland, R.I.) was one of 13 student-athletes from across the nation to be named a semifinalist for the 2018 Gagliardi Trophy, an award presented by Jostens and the J-Club of Saint John's University (Minn.) to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III.
BEVERLEY, Mass. (Nov. 17, 2018) – The USMMA football team defeated Endicott College, 38-22, on Saturday to capture the 2018 New England Bowl. With the win, the Mariners' second victory in a bowl game in as many years, Merchant Marine has tied the Academy's single-season program record with eight victories.
WESTWOOD, Mass. - With the conclusion of the second season of New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play, the league announced the 2018 Football All-Conference and Postseason honors on Wednesday afternoon. In addition to two All-Conference teams, the conference honors an Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Athlete of the Year along with Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year.
The Bridgewater State Bears, Endicott Gulls, Maritime Privateers, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Mariners, Salve Regina Seahawks and Springfield Pride have been selected as the participants in the 2018 New England Bowl Series which will be played at local sites on Saturday, November 17.
The Lead: On Senior Day, the MIT football team forced three Springfield turnovers and turned those into 12 points, en route to a 22-7 final and the outright 2018 NEWMAC Conference Championship. Prior to the game, the Engineers recognized the senior class for their contributions to the MIT program during their careers.
Cambridge, Mass. (November 11) -- Coming off the 2018 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship on Saturday, the MIT football team has earned a spot in the 2018 NCAA Division III Football Championship as that field was announced on Saturday evening. The Engineers are the Pool B selection for the 32-team field and will be making the program's second NCAA Tournament appearance and first since 2014.
IRVING, Texas - Recognizing one of the most impressive groups of scholar-athletes in the history of college football, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) has proudly announced that two New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) football student-athletes were among the 179 semifinalists named for the 2018 William V. Campbell Trophy. Maine Maritime Academy's senior defenseman John Bennett and Springfield College's senior defensive end Nick Giorgio were among the 41 student-athletes named from Division III and two of five from New England. The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation. Fidelity Investments is a proud partner of the Campbell Trophy®.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coast Guard sophomore wide receiver Justin Moffatt has won the prestigious New England Football Writers' Gold Helmet, sponsored by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation as he did a little bit of everything and finished with 290 yards of total offense in the Bears 38-35 win over Norwich to retain The Mug.
Cambridge, MA --- WPI junior Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) has been tabbed as this week’s Division II/III recipient of the New England Football Writers Association Gold Helmet Award presented by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
Springfield College's Chad Shade (Pittsfield, Mass.) was honored as a recipient of the weekly New England Football Writers Association Gold Helmet Award presented by the Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation was named to the D3football.com National Team of the Week for the first time in his career and fourth quarterback in program history after an impressive performance last Saturday in leading the Pride to its second-straight Pynchon SAW Trophy.
Shade rushed for 247 yards on 22 carries, averaging over 11 yards per rush, to go along with six rushing touchdowns to lead Springfield College to a 42-21 victory over crosstown rival. Smith had a career-best showing in Springfield's season opener as the sophomore delivered a game-high 11 tackles in helping the Pride storm past Western New England, 42-21, on Friday night. Herrington was perfect Friday night at Anna Maria, going 7-for-7 in extra points and was successful in the lone field goal attempt for 10 of the Engineers points. He also added a 38-yard punt.