Susquehanna Finishes High Atop Sports Directors’ Cup Standings June 10, 2013 Susquehanna University led all Landmark Conference schools in the standings of the 2012-13 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Division III... [full story]
April 8, 2013 Susquehanna Celebrates Division III Week This week Division III athletic programs across the country will celebrate Division III Week and all of the student-athletes, programs, coaches and administrators that make Division III sports the unique and positive experience they are.
April 5, 2013 Susquehanna to Induct Six into Sports Hall of Fame as Class of 2013 Susquehanna University has announced that five former student-athletes and one former coach and administrator will be inducted into the SU Sports Hall of Fame as members of the Class of 2013. The on-campus induction ceremony is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 18, the opening day of Homecoming Weekend.
April 3, 2013 Susquehanna President Jay Lemons Appointed to NCAA Presidents Advisory Group Susquehanna University President L. Jay Lemons has been appointed to represent the Landmark Conference on the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Division III Chancellor/Presidents Advisory Group. His term of service on the committee begins immediately and will continue through the close of the January 2016 NCAA Convention.
March 27, 2013 Catching Up With...Spencer Hotaling This week, the SU athletics communications department caught up with sophomore Spencer Hotaling as the Crusaders are gearing up for the 2013 Landmark Conference home opener against Moravian this Friday and Saturday.
March 13, 2013 Three Student-Athletes to Host Charity Basketball Tournament On Monday, March 18, three Susquehanna student-athletes will host a 3 vs. 3 basketball tournament to help raise for Bringing Hope Home of the Greater Philadelphia Area.
February 27, 2013 Tellish’12 Signs with Finnish Team Vaanta Former Susquehanna football standout running back Greg Tellish’12 has signed with Finnish team Vaanta Taft, announced Wednesday.
January 14, 2013 Schetroma Named a NFF Scholar-Athlete Susquehanna senior football player Ken Schetroma has been named a recipient of the Central Pennsylvania National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award.
January 15, 2013 CBS Sports Network to Air Tazon de Estrellas Documentary CBS Sports Network will air a documentary about the Division III Senior All-Star Football Game (Tazon de Estrellas) in which the Crusaders’ Ken Schetroma played and SU head coach Steve Briggs was a member of the team’s coaching staff.
January 2, 2013 Catching Up With...Kwane Hayle This week, the Susquehanna Athletic Communications office “Catches Up With” freshman Kwane Hayle, a member of both the track & field and football teams.
December 13, 2012 Susquehanna’s Briggs, Schetroma Preparing for All-Star Game Susquehanna head football coach Steve Briggs and senior defensive lineman Ken Schetroma ’13 are currently away in Guadalajara, Mexico where they are preparing for Saturday’s Tazon de Estrellas Division III All-Star Game.
December 3, 2012 Football Hands Out Annual Awards at Banquet On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Susquehanna football program held its annual end-of-the-year banquet where several individual players were recognized with individual awards.
November 28, 2012 SU Student-Athlete Siblings Going away to college is a major step in the path of adulthood and more often than not, a student has to experience this on his or her own with the pressures of making new friends and being in an environment completely foreign to what they are used to.
November 27, 2012 Schetroma Named to All-Star Game Roster Susquehanna senior defensive lineman Ken Schetroma has been selected to play in the Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) NCAA Division III Senior All-Star Game.
November 26, 2012 Ritter Named to All-Sportsmanship Team Senior football player Mike Ritter was named to the Centennial Conference’s Football All-Sportsmanship Team, it was announced on Monday. Each year, one player from each of the member institutions is named to the list following the completion of each season.
November 15, 2012 Briggs Named to All-Star Coaching Staff Susquehanna head football coach Steve Briggs has been named to the coaching staff of Team Stars & Stripes for the upcoming 2012 Tazon de Estrellas Division III All-Star Game.
November 14, 2012 Kolmer Named to Academic Honor Roll Susquehanna sophomore quarterback Taylor Kolmer was named to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll, released Tuesday morning.
November 13, 2012 Eight Football Players Honored by Centennial Conference Following its second-straight winning season, the Susquehanna football team saw eight of its student-athletes earn All-Centennial Conference honors. Four players received First-Team accolades while two were Second-Team honors and two were named honorable mentions.
November 10, 2012 Goal Post Trophy Back Home A decisive 21-0 blanking by the Susquehanna football team of longtime rival Juniata on Saturday afternoon brought the Goal Post Trophy back to the SU campus after a one-year absence.
November 9, 2012 Kolmer Named Wealth Professionals/Gus Weber Player of the Week At Friday’s 10th and final Quarterback Club Luncheon of the year, Susquehanna sophomore quarterback Taylor Kolmer was named the Wealth Professionals/Gus Weber Player of the Week for his performance in SU’s win at McDaniel last Saturday.
November 6, 2012 Final SU Quarterback Club of 2012 Scheduled for Friday The final Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2012 season is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 9, the day before the Crusaders host rival Juniata for Senior Day.
November 4, 2012 Ritter, Scott Honored by Centennial Conference Susquehanna seniors Mike Ritter and Jalon Scott were honored as the Centennial Conference’s Offensive and Special Teams Football Players of the Week, respectively, on Sunday morning.
November 3, 2012 SU Wins Shootout at McDaniel Wide receiver Mike Ritter had three touchdown receptions, including the go-ahead score in the fourth quarter, as Susquehanna football defeated McDaniel 42-38 in comeback fashion on Homecoming Weekend at Gill Stadium. The victory marks the Crusaders’ first at McDaniel since 1969.
November 2, 2012 Ritter Named Wealth Professionals/Gus Weber Player of the Week At Friday’s ninth Quarterback Club Luncheon of the year, Susquehanna senior receiver Mike Ritter was named the Wealth Professionals/Gus Weber Player of the Week for his performance in SU’s win over Franklin & Marshall one week ago.
November 1, 2012 Aigeldinger, Mason Named Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month Football and women’s soccer are represented as the Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusader Rookies of the Month for October as defensive back Nick Aigeldinger and midfielder Alexandra Mason were honored.
October 30, 2012 Week Nine of SU QB Club Set for Friday The ninth and second-to-last Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2012 season is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2, the day before the Crusaders’ travel to take on McDaniel on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Crusaders Take Down Diplomats Facing a one-loss team did not faze the Susquehanna football team in the least as the Crusaders defeated Franklin & Marshall for the second year in a row by a 24-17 score.
October 26, 2012 Hotaling Named Wealth Professionals/Gus Weber Player of the Week At Friday’s eighth Quarterback Club Luncheon of the year, Susquehanna sophomore kicker Spencer Hotaling was named the Wealth Professionals/Gus Weber Player of the Week for his performance against Ursinus last Friday night.
October 23, 2012 Eighth SU QB Club of Season Back on Schedule for Friday The eighth Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2012 season is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 26, the day before the Crusaders’ play host to Franklin & Marshall at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
October 19, 2012 Crusaders Blanked by Bears Offensive struggles and costly mistakes on both sides of the ball added up to a 36-0 loss for the Susquehanna football team in a Friday night matchup at Ursinus.
October 15, 2012 SU QB Club Number Seven Scheduled for Thursday The seventh Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2012 season is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 18, the day before the Crusaders’ Friday night game at Ursinus.
October 14, 2012 Bernard Tabbed Defensive Player of the Week Susquehanna sophomore linebacker Adrian Bernard (East Stroudsburg, Pa./Pius X) was tabbed the Centennial Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week following his performance in Saturday’s 38-18 win at Moravian.
October 13, 2012 Football Routs Moravian in Road Win Some may have feared that a bye week might ruin Susquehanna’s momentum from its shutout of Muhlenberg two weeks ago, but those worries were for naught as the Crusaders defeated Moravian 38-18 in Bethlehem on Saturday afternoon.
October 12, 2012 McGrath Named Wealth Professionals/Gus Weber Player of the Week At Friday’s sixth Quarterback Club Luncheon of the year, Susquehanna senior running back Connor McGrath was named the Wealth Professionals/Gus Weber Player of the Week for his performance in SU’s win over Muhlenberg on Sept. 29.
October 9, 2012 Sixth Quarterback Club Luncheon Scheduled for Friday The sixth Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2012 season is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 12, the day before the Crusaders travel to take on Moravian for a 1 p.m. game on Saturday.
Video: Jalon Scott Talks Football As the football team hit the midway point of its season, senior free safety Jalon Scott took a moment to tell fans what football has meant to him and the impact it has had on his life.
October 3, 2012 Several SU Student-Athletes Nationally Ranked in Top 25 Stats Several Susquehanna student-athletes in volleyball, men’s soccer and football are nationally ranked in the most recent NCAA Top-25 Division-III individual statistics.
October 2, 2012 Wade, West Selected as Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month Football and cross country are represented as the Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month as running back Tim Wade and Ashley West have been selected for the month of September.
October 2, 2012 McGrath, Monga Named Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders Football and volleyball are represented as senior running back Connor McGrath and senior middle hitter Kaylee Monga have been named the Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders for the period ending Sept. 30.
October 1, 2012 Six Enter 2012 SU Hall of Fame Six former student-athletes entered the 2012 Susquehanna Hall of Fame on Friday evening of Homecoming Weekend.
September 29, 2012 Home, Sweet Home The Susquehanna football squad wrapped-up a month that included four home games with a fitting 17-0 shutout of visiting Centennial Conference opponent Muhlenberg on Saturday afternoon on Homecoming Weekend.
September 26, 2012 Holm, McCarty Selected as Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders Volleyball and football are represented as this week’s Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders as sophomore Jessica Holm and senior Jack McCarty have been selected for the period ending Sept. 23.
September 26, 2012 McCarty Named to D3Football.com Team of the Week Susquehanna senior wide linebacker Jack McCarty was named to the D3Football.com Team of the Week following his performance against Gettysburg last Saturday.
September 26, 2012 Fifth SU Quarterback Club Luncheon to Take Place this Friday The fifth Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2012 season is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28, the day before the Crusaders’ Homecoming matchup with Muhlenberg, which marks the midway point of the regular season.
September 22, 2012 Football Loses Lead; Falls to Gettysburg Leading 17-7 at halftime, the Susquehanna football team seemed primed to come out on top of Gettysburg for the second-straight season but a 28-point showing from the Bullets in the second half resulted in a 35-24 SU loss at home.
September 18, 2012 QB Club Luncheon Number Four this Friday The fourth Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2012 season is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 21, the day before the Crusaders’ home game against Gettysburg. On Saturday SU will be recognizing “Take a Kid to a Game” Day and all fans 12 and under will receive a free mini Susquehanna football.
September 15, 2012 Crusaders Fall Just Short Against Dickinson A last-second shot at the end zone for the Susquehanna football team that would have won the game over Dickinson fell short and SU dropped a 17-14 decision in its first road contest of the season.
September 11, 2012 New Student-Athlete Profiles on YouTube Susquehanna University has created three new video profiles highlighting student-athletes and their experiences at SU.
September 11, 2012 Week Three Susquehanna QB Club Luncheon on Tap for Friday The third Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2012 season is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14, the day prior to the Crusaders’ first Centennial Conference road trip when they will head to Carlisle, Pa. to take on Dickinson College.
September 10, 2012 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this weekly preview for the week of Sept. 10-16.
September 8, 2012 Crusaders Can’t Take Down Johns Hopkins The Susquehanna football team suffered injuries to two quarterbacks, had less than 150 yards of offense and gave up 20 first downs to visiting Johns Hopkins, all of which in part led to a 34-7 home loss on Saturday afternoon.
September 6, 2012 Scott, Solino Selected as Super Crusaders Football and field hockey are represented as this week’s Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders as senior defensive back Jalon Scott and senior forward Nicole Solino were selected for the period ending Sept. 2.
September 5, 2012 Week Two QB Club Luncheon on Friday The second Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2012 season is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 7, the day prior to the Crusaders’ Centennial Conference season opener against visiting Johns Hopkins University.
September 4, 2012 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this weekly preview for the week of Sept. 4-9.
September 1, 2012 Late Game Heroics Lift SU Football Past USMMA In a game that featured only 10 first-half points, the Susquehanna football team put together a 34-point second half to pull away from visiting Merchant Marine Academy and win 37-21.
August 28, 2012 2012 Season-Opening Quarterback Club Luncheon Scheduled for Friday The first Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2012 season is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 31, the day prior to the Crusaders’ season opener at home against Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA).
August 17, 2012 Schetroma Named Preseason All-American Susquehanna senior football player Ken Schetroma was named a DIII College Football Preseason Defensive All-American by USA College Football, Inc.
August 1, 2012 Football Tabbed for Fifth-Place Finish in Preseason Poll The Susquehanna football team was slated to finish fifth out of 10 teams in the 2012 Centennial Conference preseason poll, released on Wednesday.
Football Announces Hiring of Former College, NFL Player Alan Zemaitis Susquehanna head football coach Steve Briggs and the athletic department have announced the hiring of Alan Zemaitis as an assistant coach. Zemaitis is a former Penn State player as well as a former member of the National Football League’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
June 21, 2012 Trio of SU Football Coaches Volunteer at Charity Football Camp Earlier this month, three Susquehanna football coaches – Nate Milne, Derek Pope ’09 and Paul Russick ’11 – volunteered at the prestigious Lauren’s First and Goal Charity Football Camp, held at Lafayette College.
May 21, 2012 Minori Heading to Track Championships The Susquehanna men’s track & field team will yet again be sending an athlete to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships weekend as javelin thrower Jared Minori will compete this coming Saturday.
May 17, 2012 Football Lends a Hand Earlier this spring, 13 members of the Susquehanna football team took part in SU Serve, Susquehanna University’s month-long campaign to complete 10,000 volunteer service hours, by making a trip to clean trails located at the historic Gettysburg Battlefield in Gettysburg, Pa.
May 2, 2012 SU’s Mabry ’91 to be Inducted into MAC Hall of Fame Former Susquehanna football and track & field athlete Cory Mabry ’91 has been selected as one of 36 inductees into the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) Hall of Fame.
Catching Up With...Matt Lottes This week, the Susquehanna Athletic Communications office “Catches Up With” senior Matt Lottes, a member of the football and baseball teams at SU.
April 12, 2012 Crusader Football to Host FAA Golf Classic The Susquehanna football team will host its annual alumni golf tournament on Friday, June 1 at Susquehanna Valley Country Club in Shamokin Dam, Pa.
March 29, 2012 Knouse Earns National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award Susquehanna senior football player Matt Knouse was named a recipient of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame’s Scholar Athlete Award. The award honors student-athletes for their exceptional academic, athletic and community service accomplishments. Knouse was honored on Sunday, March 25, at the 15th annual banquet.
January 5, 2012 Football Announces 2012 Schedule The 2012 Susquehanna football schedule has been released and is highlighted by six home contests this coming fall.
December 14, 2011 Susquehanna’s Knouse Among Elite Selected to Play in DIII All-Star Contest Susquehanna senior tight end Matt Knouse ’12 has been named one of 49 NCAA DIII football players chosen to compete in the Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) as members of the Team Stars & Stripes.
Six to be Inducted as Susquehanna’s 2012 Hall of Fame Class Susquehanna University has announced that six former student-athletes will be inducted into the SU Sports Hall of Fame as members of the Class of 2012. The on-campus induction ceremony is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28, the opening day of Homecoming Weekend.
November 15, 2011 Football Sees Seven Earn All-League Laurels Seven Susquehanna players were named to the All-Centennial Conference football team, announced on Tuesday morning, with four of them earning a spot on the First Team.
November 12, 2011 Crusaders Fall to Juniata in Goal Post Game Susquehanna blew a 13 point halftime lead and gave the Eagles plenty of opportunities in the second half as the Crusaders fell to Juniata 17-16 in the Goal Post Game.
Season Finale Takes Place Saturday Saturday marks the 2011 season finale for both the Susquehanna Crusaders and Juniata Eagles. SU is looking to end the season on a three-game win streak and secure its seventh victory of the 2011 season.
November 9, 2011 Tenth and Final QB Club Takes Place Friday On Friday, Nov. 11, the 10th and final Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2011 season will be held as the athletic department and football team recap last weekend’s win against McDaniel and look ahead to Saturday’s season finale at Juniata.
November 8, 2011 Cicioni, Tellish Earn Super Crusader Accolades Volleyball and football are represented in this week’s SAAC Super Crusaders of the Week as senior right side Natalie Cicioni and senior running back Greg Tellish were honored for the week ending Nov. 6.
November 6, 2011 Scott’s Big Play Earns Him Special Teams Award Susquehanna free safety Jalon Scott may have returned only one punt in SU’s 29-14 win over McDaniel but it was a big one. It was big enough, in fact, to earn him Centennial Conference Special Teams Player of the Week.
November 5, 2011 Winning Season Guaranteed for SU with Senior Day Victory Not only did the Susquehanna football team send its seniors out on a winning note with a 29-14 win over McDaniel on Saturday, the Crusaders also clinched a winning season in the process.
November 1, 2011 Tellish TD Named Play of the Week Greg Tellish’s touchdown reception against Franklin and Marshall in blizzard-like conditions was named the Play of the Week by D3football.com.
November 1, 2011 “Pink Out” Slated for Saturday’s SU Football Game The Susquehanna University football team has teamed up with the Iota Nu chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha for a “Pink Out” of Lopardo Stadium for the Crusaders’ home finale against McDaniel on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m.
November 1, 2011 Ninth SU QB Club Set for Friday On Friday, Nov. 4, the ninth Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2011 season will be held as the athletic department and football team recap last weekend’s game at Franklin & Marshall and look ahead to Saturday’s home finale against McDaniel.
October 30, 2011 Tellish Tabbed Player of the Week Four touchdowns, one blizzard and one win added up to a Centennial Conference Player of the Week award for Susquehanna senior running back Greg Tellish.
October 29, 2011 Tellish, Crusaders Plow Past F&M Looking at the box score, fans would never realize the Susquehanna football team did indeed play in a snowy, windy game on Saturday at Franklin & Marshall as the Crusaders came away with a decisive 40-13 victory over the Diplomats.
October 28, 2011 Saturday's Football Game Moved to Noon Saturday's Susquehanna football game at Franklin & Marshall has been moved to a noon start due to impending inclement weather.
October 28, 2011 Crusaders Take on Diplomats The Crusaders hit the road after enjoying a two-game homestand in which they split a pair of games with a win over Moravian followed by a loss to Ursinus. A victory on Saturday will give SU a winning record in league play heading into the final two weeks of the season.
October 26, 2011 Week Eight of SU QB Club Takes Place on Friday On Friday, Oct. 28, the eighth Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2011 season will be held as the athletic department and football team recap last weekend’s game against Ursinus and look ahead to the upcoming road contest at Franklin & Marshall.
October 22, 2011 Crusaders Fail to Find Any Late-Game Heroics Fans of the Susquehanna football team are used to seeing the Crusaders pull off last-minute victories but that was not the case on Saturday, as SU fell 49-19 to visiting Ursinus in Centennial Conference action.
October 21, 2011 Crusaders Play Host to Bears in Conference Clash The Susquehanna football team remains at home for the second straight game to host Centennial Conference opponent Ursinus at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The Crusaders are looking to hand the Bears a second-conference loss and close out their homestand with two wins.
October 18, 2011 Seventh QB Club on Tap for Friday On Friday, Oct. 21, the seventh Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2011 season will be held as the athletic department and football team recap last weekend’s victory against Moravian and look ahead to their upcoming home game against Ursinus.
October 15, 2011 Sack Attack Leads to SU Shutout of Moravian The Susquehanna football record book does not keep track of single-game sack records, but Saturday’s 11 sacks against the visiting Moravian Greyhounds had to set or approach a single-game record as SU came away with a 20-0 blanking of Moravian.
October 14, 2011 SU Back at Home to Host Moravian Susquehanna returns to action, and is finally back at home, after enjoying a bye week. The Crusaders enter this game having won two of its last three matchups.
October 13, 2011 Saturday Football Game Marks Annual Community Day his Saturday Oct. 15, the Susquehanna athletic department will hold its annual “Community Day” when the football team squares off against Moravian at 1 p.m. at Lopardo Stadium. Admission to the game is free.
October 11, 2011 Susquehanna QB Club Returns after Bye Week On Friday, Oct. 14, the sixth Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2011 season will be held as the athletic department and football team recap their most recent game at Muhlenberg, reflect on the bye week and look ahead to their home game against Moravian.
October 10, 2011 Caruso, Hotaling Haul in September Rookie of the Month Honors Volleyball freshman setter Julia Caruso and football freshman kicker Spencer Hotaling have been selected as the September Rookies of the Month.
October 6, 2011 Mancini, Reese Earn Super Crusader Awards Football sophomore defensive lineman Bill Mancini and volleyball senior defensive specialist Kate Reese have been selected as the SAAC Super Crusaders for the week ending October 1.
October 1, 2011 Comeback Not in the Cards for Crusaders Another thrilling comeback was not to be for Susquehanna this week, as the Crusader football squad fell 30-14 at Muhlenberg on Saturday afternoon in a Centennial Conference matchup.
September 29, 2011 Football Travels to Muhlenberg with Eyes on Another Road Victory The Crusaders are hoping their trend of thrilling victories continues this weekend when they hit the road to face Centennial Conference opponent Muhlenberg on Saturday at 1 p.m.
September 27, 2011 Week Five QB Club Scheduled for Friday with Crusaders Back on Road this Weekend On Friday, Sept. 30, the fifth Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2011 season will be held as the athletic department and football team recap yet another thrilling SU victory, its second in a row as well as its second overtime win of the fall.
September 27, 2011 DeParto, Ercole Haul in Super Crusader Honors Women’s soccer sophomore forward Marissa DeParto and football junior split end Spenser Ercole have been selected as the SAAC Super Crusaders for the week ending September 25.
September 24, 2011 Crusaders Win OT Shootout with Bullets With the score 55-54 in favor of Gettysburg in overtime, the Susquehanna football team made the gutsy call of going for the two-point conversion and the call worked out big time when Rich Palazzi found Greg Tellish in the end zone to hand SU the 56-55 victory.
September 20, 2011 QB Club Back on Campus for Week Four This Friday, Sept. 23, the fourth Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2011 season returns to campus as the athletic department and football team recaps yet another thrilling SU victory.
September 18, 2011 Hotaling Honored by Centennial Conference Rookie kicker Spencer Hotaling was named the Centennial Conference’s Co-Special Teams Player of the Week on Sunday in part for his game-winning field goal that lifted SU past Dickinson on Saturday afternoon.
September 17, 2011 Football Pulls Off Another Last-Second Victory Apparently the Susquehanna football team likes to give its fans their money’s worth as the Crusaders yet again prevailed in the final seconds of a game, this time pulling off a 20-18 win over Centennial Conference opponent Dickinson on Homecoming Weekend.
September 16, 2011 Ercole’s Speed, Carson’s Offense Earn Super Crusaders of the Week Junior SE Spenser Ercole and junior OH/MH Emily Carson have been named the SAAC Super Crusaders for the week ending September 11.
September 13, 2011 Third Quarterback Club Luncheon Set for Friday at SVCC This Friday, Sept. 16, the third Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2011 season will be held at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club in conjunction with the SU Alumni Golf Outing.
September 10, 2011 Crusaders Fall Flat at JHU in Conference Opener Susquehanna’s football team endured a long afternoon as Johns Hopkins rushed for six touchdowns and returned two interceptions for scores as the Blue Jays beat the Crusaders 56-7 at Homewood Field in the opening Centennial Conference game for both teams.
September 9, 2011 Epplemen Continues Football Career with Newly-Formed IFL Former Susquehanna football standout Bobby Eppleman ’11 has signed with the Binghamton football team of the Indoor Football League (IFL) as the team’s punter/kicker.
September 8, 2011 SU Faces JHU in Conference Opener This Saturday, the Crusaders and Blue Jays meet with both coming off season-opening victories in what marks the first league game of the season for both squads.
September 7, 2011 First Super Crusaders of 2011 Announced Football and women’s soccer were represented in this week’s Super Crusader awards, as senior quarterback Rich Palazzi and sophomore forward Marissa DeParto were honored as the SAAC Super Crusaders for the week ending September 4.
September 6, 2011 Week Two Quarterback Club Luncheon on Tap for Friday The second Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2011 season is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 9, the day before the Crusaders’ conference opener at Johns Hopkins.
September 4, 2011 Palazzi Pulls in Player of the Week Honor Susquehanna senior quarterback Rich Palazzi was instrumental in helping his squad take down Wilkes in overtime on Saturday and his efforts earned him Centennial Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors.
September 3, 2011 Rookie Kicks Crusader Football to OT Victory There was a lot that led up to Susquehanna’s 33-30 overtime win against Wilkes on Saturday afternoon, but what will stand out most was the game-winning field off the leg of freshman kicker Specser Hotaling. The rookie booted a 14-yarder that handed SU a 33-30 victory in its 2011 season opener.
August 29, 2011 First Quarterback Club Luncheon of 2011 Set for Friday The first Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheon of the 2011 season is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 2, the day before the Crusaders’ season opener at home against Wilkes.
August 23, 2011 Football Season Opener to be Televised Live The Sept. 3 Susquehanna football season opener against Wilkes University will air live on WQMY-TV and online. The game is set for a 1 p.m. kickoff.
August 17, 2011 2011 Football Media Guide Now Available Online The 2011 Susquehanna football media guide is now available online in a pdf format.
August 16, 2011 Athletic Department Announces Additions to Staff The Susquehanna athletic department will welcome five new interns to its staff for the 2011-12 season. Four of those interns will fill coaching vacancies while one will serve as the Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. There also remains one coaching intern position yet to be filled.
August 1, 2011 Ritter Reels in Preseason Recognition While preseason may not officially get underway for the Susquehanna football team for another 13 days, senior Mike Ritter has already received preseason honors from D3football.com. The wide receiver earned All-America North Offense Second Team honors from the organization.
June 3, 2011 Academic Excellence for SU Athletics Susquehanna’s 24 varsity sports put together another successful year in 2010-11 both on and off the playing fields as numerous individuals and teams received academic recognition following the conclusion of the spring semester and 2010-11 academic year.
Savard, Eppleman Named Recipients of Annual Harnum, Heaton Awards Swimmer Christie Savard and football and track & field athlete Bobby Eppleman were named the respective recipients of Susquehanna’s Connie N. Harnum and Blair M. Heaton Awards, presented on Friday, May 13, at the on-campus Senior Awards Reception.
April 12, 2011 Thirty-Two Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Accomplishments Thirty-two Susquehanna student-athletes have received Scholar-Athlete Awards for recording the highest grade-point averages (GPA) on their respective teams during the 2010 fall semester. The award is part of the Student-Athlete Affairs program (SAA), sponsored by the NCAA.
April 4, 2011 Second-Annual Mr. SU a Success Susquehanna’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted its second-annual Mr. SU Contest on March 22 and the event was a rousing success, as SAAC raised $500 for the Special Olympics, the Landmark Conference’s charity of choice.
March 23, 2011 Eppleman to be Honored by National Football Foundation Susquehanna senior football player Bobby Eppleman has been named a recipient of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame’s Scholar Athlete Award. The award recognizes student-athletes for their outstanding academic, athletic and community service accomplishments. Epplemen will be honored on Sunday, March 27, at the 14th annual banquet.
November 27, 2010 Eppleman, Schumann Reel in More Honors A pair of Susquehanna senior football players have earned more postseason honors, as punter/kicker Bobby Eppleman and center Ryan Schumann were recognized by D3PRODAY.com.
November 17, 2010 Susquehanna Athletics Inducts 2011 Hall of Fame Class Susquehanna University has announced that seven individuals will be inducted into the SU Sports Hall of Fame as members of the Class of 2011. The on-campus induction ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 12.
November 16, 2010 Six All-League Honors for Football Five Susquehanna football players combined for six all-league honors as the Centennial Conference announced its 2010 All-Conference Teams on Tuesday morning.
November 6, 2010 Crusaders Close Out Season with 14-7 Victory at WPI In a cold and overcast afternoon game at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Alumni Field, Susquehanna closed out its 2010 season with a 14-7 win in a non-conference game against former Liberty League foe WPI.
October 23, 2010 Crusaders Halted by Blue Jays on Homecoming An early second-half rally by the Susquehanna football team was halted by costly miscues and a high-powered Johns Hopkins offense as the Crusaders dropped a 49-24 decision to the Blue Jays on Homecoming weekend.
October 21, 2010 Week Eight of Quarterback Club Luncheon this Friday On Friday, Oct. 22, the eighth installment of the 2010 Susquehanna University Quarterback Club luncheons will be held as the Crusaders look back on last Saturday’s contest against Dickinson and preview to this weekend’s Homecoming and Senior Day game against Johns Hopkins.
January 7, 2011 Susquehanna Community Mourns Loss of Legendary Coach Bob Pittello ’51 The Susquehanna University community is mourning the loss of legendary football coach Bob Pittello ’51, who passed away Thursday night at Pottsville Hospital where he was being treated for blood clots in his arm. Pittello, a member of the SU Sports Hall of Fame, was both a player and coach for the Crusaders for nearly five decades and was active in the collegiate football world for more than 50 years.
November 8, 2010 Schumann Invited to Participate in Division III Senior Football Classic Susquehanna University's senior captain and offensive lineman Ryan Schumann (Fair Haven, N.J./Rumson-Fair Haven Regional) has been invited to play in the Second Annual Division III Senior Football Classic in Salem, Va. on Dec. 3
November 4, 2010 Crusaders Close Out Season on the Road The 2010 Susquehanna football season comes to a close on Saturday when the Crusaders travel to Worcester Polytechnic Institute for a non-conference matchup. Kickoff is set for noon.
October 16, 2010 Crusaders Fail to Hang On vs. Dickinson After rebounding from what had been a 12-0 deficit, the Susquehanna football team put up 24 unanswered points but failed to hold on to its lead against Dickinson, ultimately falling 28-24 on Saturday afternoon at Lopardo Stadium.