2009 Football News

  • Wilson Earns Football Gazette All-Region Honors
    January 28, 2010
    Clarion, Pa. (January 28) -- Sophomore standout wide receiver Marc Wilson (Farmington, Conn.) has been named to the 2009 All-Super Region I Team, as selected by Don Hansen's Football Gazette. Wilson earned a spot on the Third Team Offense at wide receiver.
  • Wilson Named to 2009 ECAC All-Star Team
    December 19, 2009
    Cape Cod, Mass. (December 19) -- Saint Anselm sophomore wide receiver Marc Wilson (Farmington, Conn.) has been named to the 2009 ECAC Division II All-Star Team, as announced by the ECAC office. As a freshman, Wilson was the 2008 ECAC Division II Rookie of the Year.
  • Wilson Named to 2009 All-New England Team
    November 29, 2009
    Boston, Mass. (November 29) -- Saint Anselm sophomore wide receiver Marc Wilson (Farmington, Conn.) was named to the 2009 New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England Team. In all, 31 players from 20 different teams are represented on the All-New England Team.
  • Five Hawks Earn NE-10 All-Conference Honors
    November 14, 2009
    Easton, Mass. -- Five members of the Saint Anselm football team have been honored by the Northeast-10 as members of the 2009 Northeast-10 All-Conference Teams, as voted by the league's head coaches and announced late Friday afternoon by the league office.
  • Bohenek, Zappen Named as Athletes of the Week
    November 10, 2009
    Saint Anselm senior linebacker Dan Bohenek (Bridgewater, Mass.) and sophomore Amy Zappen (Huntington Beach, Calif.) have been named as the Saint Anselm Male and Female Athletes of the Week for the week ending November 8.
  • Hawks Fall to Southern Conn. in Season Finale
    November 07, 2009
    Manchester, N.H. (November 7) -- In the 2009 season finale, the Saint Anselm football team dropped a 71-14 final to visiting Southern Connecticut at Grappone Stadium. Saint Anselm ends the season at 2-8 overall and 1-7 in league play, while the Owls finish at 6-4 overall.
  • Hawks Fall in High-Scoring Affair by 47-43 Final
    October 31, 2009
    Manchester, N.H. (October 31) -- Despite holding a nine-point fourth-quarter lead, the Saint Anselm football team couldn't hold off fast-charging New Haven as the vistors scored twice late in the fourth for a 47-43 comeback victory at a blustery Grappone Stadium on Saturday.
  • Kyle Van De Giesen '02 Remembered on Saturday
    October 31, 2009
    Manchester, N.H. (October 31) -- At a somber Grappone Stadium on Saturday morning, the Saint Anselm College community remembered Marine Captain Kyle Van De Giesen '02, a former Saint Anselm football quarterback who was killed earlier this week in Afghanistan.
  • Pierce Earns Second Gold Helmet Award of 2009
    October 28, 2009
    Boston, Mass. (October 28) -- For the second time this season, Saint Anselm freshman quarterback Michael Pierce (Andover, Mass.) has been named as the Greater Boston Gridiron Club Gold Helmet Award winner, awarded this afternoon at Dillon Fieldhouse at Harvard University.
  • Cantarow, Pierce Named as Athletes of the Week
    October 27, 2009
    Sophomore quarterback Michael Pierce (Andover, Mass.) and senior field hockey player Maddie Cantarow (Norwood, Mass.) have been named as the Saint Anselm Male and Female Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 25th.
  • Saint Anselm College Mourns Fallen Hero
    October 27, 2009
    Saint Anselm College mourns the loss of Marine Captain Kyle Van De Giesen '02 who was killed in action on Monday while serving his country in Afghanistan. A criminal justice major, Kyle was the starting quarterback for the Hawks on the 1999 football team.
  • Pierce Named NE-10 Offensive Player of the Week
    October 26, 2009
    Easton, Mass. (October 26) -- Saint Anselm freshman quarterback Michael Pierce has been named as the Northeast-10 Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Pierce has also been named as the league's Freshman of the Week for the second time this season.
  • Hawks Fall at Stonehill in Final Minute, 31-28
    October 24, 2009
    Easton, Mass. (October 24) -- After rallying for a 28-24 lead in the final minutes of the fourth quarter, Saint Anselm couldn't hold on as Stonehill scored on a four-yard touchdown catch by Eddie Vachon to come away with the 31-28 win in the 2009 Battle for the Ol' Bronze Hawk.
  • Hawks Battle Stonehill in 2009 Hawk Classic
    October 23, 2009
    Saint Anselm (2-5, 1-4) travels to Stonehill (2-5, 1-4) on Saturday afternoon for a 1 p.m. start at W.B. Mason Stadium in Easton, Mass. The game is the 2009 Hawk Classic, a rivalry game started in 2006. The Skyhawks took the 2008 edition by a 35-0 final in Manchester.
  • Wilson, Reece Named as Athletes of the Week
    October 20, 2009
    Manchester, N.H. (October 20) -- For their play during the week ending October 18, Marc Wilson (Farmington, Conn.) and Heidi Reece (Salem, N.Y.) have been named as this week’s Saint Anselm Male and Female Athletes of the Week, as selected by the Sports Information Office.
  • Greyhounds Run Past Hawks on Homecoming, 45-12
    October 17, 2009
    Manchester, N.H. (October 17) -- Assumption junior running back Herbert Woodard (Bridgeton, N.J.) rushed for 163 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Greyhounds to a 45-12 win over Saint Anselm on Homecoming on Saturday afternoon at Grappone Stadium.
  • Late Rally Falls Short in 17-14 Loss at AIC
    October 03, 2009
    Springfield, Mass. (October 3) -- On a rainy Saturday afternoon, the Saint Anselm football team dropped a narrow 17-14 final to American International in Northeast-10 Conference action. The Hawks used two second-half touchdowns to pull to within three late.
  • Sylvain Earns Second Northeast-10 Freshman Award
    September 28, 2009
    South Easton, Mass. (September 28) -- Freshman defensive back Ethan Sylvain (East Montpelier, Vt.) has been named as the Northeast-10 Freshman of the Week for the second time this season. In all, Saint Anselm has won four of the five weekly freshman awards this season.
  • Watch Harvey "Barney" Barnum Preseason Speech
    September 27, 2009
    During the 2009 Saint Anselm football preseason, the Hawks were addressed by Harvey C. "Barney" Barnum, a 1962 graduate of Saint Anselm College. Barnum earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic acts in Vietnam.
  • Hawks Drop 41-31 Final to Merrimack on Saturday
    September 26, 2009
    Manchester, N.H. (September 26) -- Merrimack used 601 yards of total offense to pull away from Saint Anselm as the Hawks dropped a 41-31 final to the Warriors on Saturday afternoon at Grappone Stadium. Saint Anselm falls to 2-3 overall on the season.
  • Hawks Host Warriors for Saturday Shootout
    September 25, 2009
    Saint Anselm plays host to Merrimack on Saturday afternoon beginning at 1 p.m. at Grappone Stadium. The game is the 11th meeting all-time between the two schools with Merrimack holding a 6-4 advantage. Saint Anselm won the 2008 meeting, 48-42.
  • DeGraw Earns NE-10 Freshman Weekly Honors
    September 21, 2009
    South Easton, Mass. (September 21) -- Saint Anselm freshman defensive back Dale DeGraw (Jamesburg, N.J.) has been named as the Northeast-10 Freshman of the Week for his play in the team's 17-13 road win at Pace on Saturday.
  • Hawks Hold Off Pace For 17-13 Victory
    September 19, 2009
    Pleasantville, N.Y. (September 19) -- Saint Anselm held off a late Pace rally as the Hawks came away with a 17-13 win over the Setters at Pace Field on Saturday afternoon in Northeast-10 action. The Hawks improve to 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the Northeast-10.
  • Hawks Continue Road Swing With Trip to Pace
    September 17, 2009
    The Saint Anselm football team (1-2, 0-1 NE-10) travels to Pace University (0-2, 0-1 NE-10) for a Noon start on Saturday in Pleasantville, N.Y. The game is the 12th meeting between the two schools, with the Setters holding a slim 6-5 advantage in the all-time series.
  • Hawks Drop a Rain-Soaked 24-0 Final at Bentley
    September 11, 2009
    Waltham, Mass. (September 11) -- In a rainy Northeast-10 Conference opener, the Saint Anselm football team dropped a 24-0 final to Bentley University in Waltham in front of a weary crowd at the Bentley Football Field. The Falcons are now 9-0 against the Hawks in the all-time series.
  • Pierce Honored as Gold Helmet Award Winner
    September 09, 2009
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 9) -- Saint Anselm freshman quarterback Michael Pierce (Andover, Mass.) was honored as the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston Gold Helmet Award winner for his play in a five-overtime win over Plymouth State on Saturday.
  • Pierce Named as NE-10 Freshman of the Week
    September 08, 2009
    Easton, Mass. (September 9) -- Saint Anselm freshman quarterback Michael Pierce (Andover, Mass.) has been honored as the Northeast-10 Football Freshman of the Week for his play in the Hawks' 41-35, five-overtime victory over Plymouth State on Saturday.
  • Hawks Win 41-35, Five-Overtime Marathon Over PSU
    September 05, 2009
    Manchester, N.H. (September 5) -- After nearly three and a half hours and five overtime periods, Saint Anselm quarterback Michael Pierce (Andover, Mass.) rambled into the end zone in the fifth OT for the game-winning touchdown in a thrilling 41-35 final at Grappone Stadium.
  • Hawks Host Plymouth State on Saturday Afternoon
    September 04, 2009
    Saint Anselm hosts in-state rival Plymouth State University for a 1 p.m. start at Grappone Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Hawks are coming off a 17-14 season-opening loss to Kutztown, while this is the opener for the Panthers.
  • Sylvain Earns NE-10 Freshman of the Week Honors
    August 31, 2009
    Easton, Mass. (August 31) -- Saint Anselm freshman linebacker Ethan Sylvain (East Montpelier, Vt.) has been honored as the Northeast-10 Conference Freshman of the Week for his play in the team's 17-13 loss to Kutztown in the season opener.
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