2011 Salisbury Football News

June 21, 2012
Friends of Sea Gull Football Golf Tournament approaching
The Salisbury University Varsity Club and football team will host the Friends of Sea Gull Football Golf Tournament on July 14 at the Ocean City Golf Club in Berlin, Md.

June 14, 2012
Salisbury football places eight on Empire 8 Presidents' List
Eight Salisbury University football players have been named to the Empire 8 Athletic Conference Fall Presidents' List, the league announced.

March 30, 2012
Houghton, McClendon named 2011-12 SU Scholar-Athlete Award winners
Senior thrower Jennifer Houghton and senior linebacker Jamey McClendon have been named the 2011-12 Salisbury University Scholar-Athlete Award winners.

February 21, 2012
Second annual Friends of Sea Gull Football Bull Roast approaching
The Salisbury University Varsity Club and football team will host the second annual Friends of Sea Gull Football Bull Roast on March 3 at the Doubletree Hotel in Annapolis, Md.

January 11, 2012
Six Sea Gulls named ECAC north football all-stars
Six Salisbury University football players have been named 2011 ECAC Division III North Football All-Stars.

December 17, 2011
Smith named D3Football.com First-Team All-American
Salisbury University senior offensive lineman Alex Smith earned another accolade this week as he was named a D3football.com First-Team All-American.

December 12, 2011
Smith named football program's 15th All-American
It is usually the ball carriers that get all of the glory for a top rushing attack, as the Salisbury University football team has year in and year out. But on Monday, the American Football Coaches Association announced its Division III All-American Team, and offensive guard Alex Smith was...

December 6, 2011
Wood named AFCA Region Coach of the Year
For Salisbury University Head Football Coach Sherman Wood, the 2011 season was one of the most successful in his career. Along with the deepest run the Salisbury program has made in the playoffs in 25 years...

December 6, 2011
Six named to D3football.com all-east region team
The Salisbury University football season just came to an end, but the recognition for one of the best seasons in program history continues to roll in. On Tuesday, six players were named...

December 3, 2011
SU football season comes to close with NCAA quarterfinal loss at UW-Whitewater, 34-14
The deepest run in the NCAA tournament for the No. 13 Salisbury University football team in 25 years came to an end Saturday at the hands of two-time defending champion and No. 1-ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 34-14, at Perkins Stadium on Saturday...

November 30, 2011
Campus watch party scheduled for Saturday's NCAA quarterfinal game
The Salisbury University football team will be suiting up for an NCAA tournament quarterfinal game for the first time since 1986 this Saturday, and they will be doing so nearly 1,000 miles from Salisbury...

November 29, 2011
Varsity Club Coaches Luncheon back this Thursday
The Salisbury University football team went to three overtimes to defeat Kean University last Saturday, pushing the Sea Gulls to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA tournament this coming weekend...

November 26, 2011
Sea Gulls advance to NCAA quarterfinals for first time in 25 years with 3OT thriller over Kean
Sea Gull Stadium's first overtime football game in five years was a classic as No. 13 Salisbury University defeated No. 15 Kean University, 49-47, in an NCAA tournament second round contest before 1,192 on Saturday afternoon...

November 20, 2011
Sea Gulls to host Kean on Saturday in NCAA second round
The Salisbury University football team earned an opening round victory in the 2011 NCAA football tournament on Saturday against Western New England University. On Sunday, the NCAA...

November 19, 2011
Salisbury advances in NCAA tournament with 62-24 win over Western New England; faces Kean in second round next Saturday
Junior quarterback Dan Griffin ran for a season-high 175 yards and three touchdowns as the No. 13 Salisbury University football team advanced in the 2011 NCAA Division III Football Tournament with a 62-24 win...

November 17, 2011
Griffin leads group of 12 named to Empire 8 All-Conference Teams; Wood named Coach of the Year
Salisbury University junior quarterback Dan Griffin led a field of 12 players named to the Empire 8 All-Conference Teams, the league announced on Thursday...

November 14, 2011
SU No. 13 in latest AFCA coaches poll
The Salisbury University football team is No. 13 in the America Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches Top 25 Poll, the organization announced Monday...

November 14, 2011
SU up to No. 3 in fourth ECAC Lambert Meadowlands poll
The Salisbury University football team is up to No. 3 in the sixth ECAC Division III Lambert Meadowlands football poll, presented by FieldTurf Tarkett, the organization announced Monday.

November 13, 2011
SU stays at No. 10 in the D3Football.com poll
The Salisbury University football team is ranked No. 10 in the D3Football.com top 25 poll for the second straight week, the website announced Sunday.

November 13, 2011
Salisbury to host Western New England in NCAA tournament first round
The No. 12 Salisbury University football team clinched an automatic berth in the NCAA Division III football tournament a week ago, and closed out a nine-win regular season with a 49-7 win...

November 12, 2011
Flanigan, SU roll to Regents Cup win over Frostburg State, 49-7; claim first conference title since 2005
Salisbury University Regents Cup McGlinchey MVP award recipient Ross Flanigan ran eight times for a career-high 105 yards and two touchdowns as the Salisbury University football team defeated Frostburg State...

November 11, 2011
McClendon earns Capital One Academic All-District Team honors
Salisbury University senior linebacker Jamey McClendon was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team for football by the College Sports Information Directors of America...

November 7, 2011
SU tied for 12th in latest AFCA coaches poll
The Salisbury University football team is in a tie for 12th in the America Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches Top 25 Poll, the organization announced Monday...

November 7, 2011
McClendon, Hamby earn E8 weekly awards
Salisbury University earned at least a share of the Empire 8 Conference title on Saturday with a 41-21 win over St. John Fisher College, and on Monday two players were recognized for their individual efforts in the win...

November 6, 2011
SU moves back into top 10 of D3Football.com poll
The Salisbury University football team is back in the top 10 of the D3Football.com top 25 poll, coming in at No. 10, the website announced Sunday...

November 5, 2011
Sea Gulls punch eighth NCAA tournament ticket with victory over St. John Fisher on Homecoming, 41-21
For the eighth time in program history, the No. 15 Salisbury University football team will be making an NCAA tournament appearance as the Sea Gulls posted a 41-21 victory over St. John Fisher College before 1,865 fans at Sea Gull Stadium...

November 4, 2011
SU announces game times for CAC championships; T-shirt giveaway, food drive planned
Salisbury University athletics has announced game times for Saturday’s Capital Athletic Conference championship games...

November 1, 2011
Homecoming/championship T-shirts to be given out this Saturday
Homecoming week is always special. It’s a time of friends, family and alumni coming to campus. And this weekend, at Salisbury University, Homecoming may be even more exciting as...

November 1, 2011
SU No. 5 in fourth ECAC Lambert Meadowlands poll
The Salisbury University football team is ranked No. 5 in the fourth ECAC Division III Lambert Meadowlands football poll, presented by FieldTurf and Tarkett, the organization announced Monday.

October 31, 2011
Akinseye named Empire 8 Defensive Player of the Week
Salisbury University senior linebacker Alex Akinseye was named Empire 8 Co-Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday...

October 31, 2011
SU No. 15 in latest AFCA coaches poll
The Salisbury University football team is ranked N0. 15 in the America Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches Top 25 Poll, the organization announced Monday.

October 30, 2011
SU stays at No. 11 in D3Football.com poll
MINNEAPOLIS – The Salisbury University football team remained at No. 11 in the D3Football.com top 25 poll, the website announced Sunday...

October 29, 2011
McSweeney, No. 9 Wesley deal No. 10 Salisbury first loss, 23-14
Wesley College quarterback Shane McSweeney was 16-for-22 with 233 yards and one touchdown through the air and ran for 80 yards and one score on the ground as the Wolverines handed...

October 24, 2011
Sea Gulls crack top 10 in AFCA poll
The Salisbury University football team cracked the top 10 in the American Football Coaches Association Division III Top 25 poll, coming in at No. 10, the organization announced Monday.

October 24, 2011
SU No. 1 in third ECAC Lambert Meadowlands poll
The Salisbury University football team is atop the third ECAC Division III Lambert Meadowlands football poll, presented by FieldTurf and Tarkett, the organization announced Monday.

October 23, 2011
SU climbs to No. 11 in D3Football.com poll
The Salisbury University football team climbed to No. 11 in the latest D3Football.com top 25 poll, the web site announced Sunday.

October 22, 2011
No. 11 Salisbury remains undefeated with convincing victory over Hartwick
The No. 11 Salisbury University football team tallied 34 straight third-quarter points to break open a close game at halftime as the Sea Gulls picked up a 61-14 victory over Empire 8 Conference foe Hartwick College...

October 18, 2011
Schecter named Empire 8 Defensive Player of the Week
Salisbury University freshman defensive back Cody Schecter was named the Empire 8 Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

October 17, 2011
SU up to No. 11 in AFCA top 25
The Salisbury University football team rose to No. 11 in the latest American Football Coaches Association Division III top 25 poll, the organization announced Monday.

October 17, 2011
SU up to No. 3 in second ECAC Lambert Meadowlands Poll
The Salisbury University football team ascended to No. 3 in the second ECAC Lambert Meadowlands Football Division III Poll presented by FieldTurf, the organization announced.

October 16, 2011
SU vaults to No. 14 in D3Football.com poll
The Salisbury University football team jumped four spots to No. 14 in the latest D3Football.com top 25 poll, the web site announced Sunday.

October 15, 2011
Defense stands tall as No. 12 Salisbury blanks No. 22 Alfred, 69-0
The No. 12 Salisbury University defense forced five turnovers, blocked two punts and limited No. 22 Alfred University to just 155 yards of offense as the Sea Gulls shutout the Saxons, 69-0, at Merrill Field Saturday.

October 11, 2011
Sea Gulls sit at No. 5 in first Lambert Poll of 2011
The Eastern College Athletic Conference has announced the first Lambert Meadowlands Football Poll presented by FieldTurf and Salisbury University sits at the No. 5 spot in the Division III poll...

October 10, 2011
Griffin earns second Empire 8 Offensive Player of the Week honor
Salisbury University junior quarterback Dan Griffin has been named the Empire 8 Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

October 10, 2011
SU football rises to No. 12 in AFCA top 25
The Salisbury University football team moved up to No. 12 in the Division III American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) top 25 poll, the organization announced Monday.

October 10, 2011
SU up to No. 18 in D3Football.com poll
The Salisbury University football team rose to No. 18 in the latest D3Football.com Top 25 poll, the organization announced Sunday...

October 8, 2011
Second-half surge boosts Sea Gulls over Pride
The Salisbury University football team tallied 38 unanswered points in the second half as the Sea Gulls broke open a close game at halftime to post a 65-23 victory over Empire 8 foe, Springfield College, before 2,344 fans on Family Day at Sea Gull Stadium...

October 4, 2011
SU moves to No. 14 in AFCA top 25 poll
The Salisbury University football team moved up to No. 14 in the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Top 25 Poll, the organization announced.

October 3, 2011
Salisbury rises to No. 22 in D3Football.com top 25
The Salisbury University football team rose to No. 22 in the latest D3Football.com Top 25 poll, the website announced Monday.

October 1, 2011
Salisbury, Utica score 115 combined points as Gulls stay perfect in 2011
The points just kept coming for both teams as the No. 19 Salisbury University football team earned its second Empire 8 Conference victory of the season at Utica College on Saturday, 70-45...

September 26, 2011
SU moves to No. 19 in latest AFCA poll
The Salisbury University football team moved up to No. 19 in the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches Top 25 Poll, the organization announced Monday.

September 26, 2011
Sea Gulls return to D3Football.com poll at No. 25
After a one-week absence, the Salisbury University football team is back in the D3Football.com Top 25 Poll at No. 25, the website announced Monday...

September 19, 2011
Griffin named Empire 8 Offensive Player of the Week
Salisbury University junior quarterback Dan Griffin has been named Empire 8 Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday...

September 17, 2011
Griffin's outstanding performance turns lights out on Christopher Newport
The No. 24 Salisbury University football team found itself down by 10 points with less than 10 minutes remaining against Christopher Newport University on Saturday night at POMOCO Stadium...

September 12, 2011
Sea Gulls climb into D3Football.com poll at No. 24
he Salisbury University football team moved into the D3football.com Top 25 Poll at No. 24 this week the, the Web site announced on Monday.

September 10, 2011
Ochoa's late heroics seal SU 21-7 win over Ithaca in Empire 8 debut
Freshman defensive lineman Nick Ochoa picked off a pass deep inside Sea Gull territory to thwart a final Ithaca College rally as the Salisbury University football team grinded out a 21-7 victory over Ithaca in its inaugural Empire 8 Conference contest on Saturday afternoon at Sea Gull Stadium...

September 3, 2011
Salisbury begins 2011 campaign with 42-3 victory over Apprentice
Junior slot Ross Flanigan rushed for a career-high 104 yards and three touchdowns to pace the Salisbury University football team to a 42-3 opening day victory over The Apprentice School before 1,620 on Saturday afternoon at Sea Gull Stadium...

August 8, 2011
Sea Gulls picked second in Empire 8 Football Preseason Coaches Poll
The Salisbury University football team has been picked to finish second in the Empire 8 Conference Football Preseason Coaches Poll, announced by the league on Monday...

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