2018 Football News

  • Eight Hawks named NSCA All-American Athletes of the Year
    August 08, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Eight Huntingdon student-athletes were honored with the release of the National Strength and Conditioning Association's All-American Athlete of the Year awards.
  • 119 Hawks earn USA South Academic All-Conference honors
    June 14, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A total of 119 Huntingdon College student-athletes were recognized with the release of the USA South Academic All-Conference team on Friday. The student-athletes, representing each of Huntingdon's 18 athletic programs, were among the 1,441 USA South student-athletes named to the team.
  • Levanda named Director of Athletics
    June 13, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West recently announced the promotion of Eric Levanda to Director of Athletics. Levanda has spent more than a decade as Huntingdon’s Associate Director of Athletics and Director of Operations.
  • Harville hired as Director of Operations
    June 06, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon College Director of Athletics Eric Levanda announced the hiring of Courtney Harville as the athletic department’s Director of Operations on Thursday.
  • Huntingdon Awards Ceremony
    April 29, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon College athletic department held its annual Awards Ceremony on Monday night to recognize the accomplishments of student-athletes that helped make this another successful year.
  • Four Hawks selected to NFF Hampshire Honor Society
    April 11, 2019
    IRVING, Texas – Four Huntingdon College football players were recognized with the release of National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame’s Hampshire Honor Society on Wednesday. Offensive linemen Chris Hering and Adam Mann, defensive lineman Troy Mandris and linebacker Stephen Strickland were among 1,661 players from 426 schools named to the 2019 Hampshire Honor Society
  • Hayes named second-team All-America by AFCA
    December 10, 2018
    WACO, Texas – Senior Trey Hayes joined a select group of Huntingdon football players with the announcement of the American Football Coaches Association Division III All-America teams on Monday. Hayes was named second-team All-America at linebacker.
  • Hayes, Young and Hering named All-Region
    December 04, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS – Three Huntingdon players earned All-South Region recognition with the release of the D3football.com All-Region teams on Tuesday. Senior linebacker Trey Hayes and senior kicker Chase Young were each named second-team All-Region and senior offensive guard Chris Hering earned third-team All-Region honors.
  • Seven Hawks earn All-Conference football honors
    November 20, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Seven Huntingdon Hawks earned All-Conference honors with the release of the USA South All-Conference football awards on Tuesday. Offensive lineman Chris Hering, running back Eric Thomas, linebacker Trey Hayes and kicker Chase Young were named first-team All-Conference and quarterback Michael Lambert, offensive lineman Adam Mann and defensive back Jarrett White were named second-team All-Conference. Thomas was also named second-team All-Conference as a return specialist.
  • Thomas picks up second USA South Athlete of the Week honor
    November 12, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon football player Eric Thomas closed the season with a dominant performance against LaGrange and was recognized on Monday as one of the USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week. The sophomore running back was named Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts in Huntingdon’s 42-14 win against the Panthers. This is the second time Thomas has been named Offensive Player of the Week this fall.
  • Huntingdon closes season with three-game winning streak
    November 10, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – The Huntingdon football team celebrated Senior Day with a 42-14 win over LaGrange College on Saturday to close the season with a three-game winning streak. The Hawks jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first 11 minutes of the game and put the game away with two touchdowns in the third quarter and one touchdown early in the fourth quarter.
  • Young earns USA South Athlete of the Week honors
    November 05, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon senior kicker Chase Young was named one of the USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week on Monday. Young was named the Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in a 50-29 win over North Carolina Wesleyan.
  • Hawks knock off Battling Bishops for second straight win
    November 03, 2018
    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – The Huntingdon football team earned its second straight win with a 50-29 victory over North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday. The Hawks took a 21-3 lead in the first quarter and handed the Battling Bishops their second conference loss of the season.
  • Taylor selected as USA South Football Defensive Rookie of the Week
    October 29, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon football player Ahmaud Taylor was named one of the USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week on Monday. Taylor was named the Defensive Rookie of the Week for his performance in a 45-0 win over Greensboro.
  • Huntingdon celebrates Homecoming with football’s 100th win
    October 27, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team scored 35 points in the first 13 minutes of the game and celebrated Homecoming with a 45-0 win over Greensboro College on Saturday. The win was the 100th in the history of the Huntingdon football program. In their 16th season of competition, the Hawks have an all-time record of 100-54. Head coach Mike Turk, who took over the program after its first season in 2003, has guided Huntingdon to a 100-47 record.
  • Huntingdon College to induct six into Athletic Hall of Fame
    October 25, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon College will induct six new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame this weekend. The ceremony will be held in Ligon Chapel at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The six inductees represent four sports and two different decades of Huntingdon athletics. This year’s inductees are Keith Anthony (football, Class of 2013), Alyssa Eason (volleyball, Class of 2012), Bobby Eskew (baseball, Class of 1969), Mike Jones, Aleah Payne (softball, Class of 2012) and Abby Carter Stanton (volleyball, Class of 2012).
  • Hawks lose at conference co-leader Averett
    October 20, 2018
    DANVILLE, Va.  – The Huntingdon football team lost to Averett University 45-17 on Saturday.
  • Griffith chosen as USA South Athlete of the Week
    October 15, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon football player DeAnte’ Griffith was named one of the USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week on Monday.
  • Huntingdon bounces back for first win of the season
    October 13, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team took control early and controlled all four quarters on Saturday to earn its first win of the season. The Hawks scored four touchdowns in the first half and pulled away for a 52-17 win over Brevard College. The Hawks built a 45-10 lead on the first play of the fourth quarter before the backups closed out the game.
  • Hawks fall behind in second half against Maryville
    October 06, 2018
    MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The Huntingdon football team matched Maryville College for a half on Saturday. But the Scots pulled away in the final two quarters and handed the Hawks a 42-13 loss.
  • Huntingdon falls at Methodist in USA South opener
    September 29, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.  – The Huntingdon football team opened conference play with a 48-34 loss to Methodist University on Saturday.
  • Porter and Jones chosen as USA South Athletes of the Week
    September 24, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon football players Otis Porter and Charlie Jones were chosen as USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week on Monday.
  • Hawks come up short against Thomas More
    September 22, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – The Huntingdon football team rallied from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter and took a late lead, but Thomas More College scored in the final minute to beat the Hawks 38-35 on Saturday.
  • Thomas named USA South Athlete of the Week
    September 10, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon’s Eric Thomas was selected as one of the USA South Athletic Conference’s Athletes of the Week on Monday. The sophomore running back was named the Offensive Player of the Week for football.
  • Huntingdon stumbles in loss to Birmingham-Southern
    September 08, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – The Huntingdon football team built a 15-point lead against Birmingham-Southern on Saturday but could not hang on in a 41-35 loss to the Panthers.
  • Football’s season opener ends as a “no contest” due to weather
    September 01, 2018
    GREENSBORO, N.C.  – The Huntingdon football team’s season opener at Guilford College on Saturday was declared a “no contest” due to extended weather delays and will not be counted as an official game. With Huntingdon leading 58-48 with 13 minutes to play in the game, the game was suspended due to lightning. After close to a three-hour delay and no sign of the weather improving, the decision was made to declare the game a “no contest”.
  • Hawks name football team captains
    August 20, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Huntingdon head coach Mike Turk officially announced the football team captains on Monday.
  • Three-way battle for quarterback continues in preseason
    August 17, 2018
    Position Spotlight – Quarterback
  • Hawks looking to defensive line to set the tone
    August 16, 2018
    Position Spotlight – Defensive Line
  • Huntingdon counting on trio of running backs
    August 15, 2018
    Position Spotlight – Running Backs
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