2019 Football News

  • Hawks’ playoff run ends against defending national champion Mary Hardin-Baylor
    November 30, 2019
    BELTON, Texas. – The Huntingdon football team ended its season with a 42-6 loss to top-ranked and defending national champion Mary Hardin-Baylor on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
  • Huntingdon SAAC heads athletic teams’ community service effort
    November 25, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon Student-Athlete Advisory Committee recently helped raise a collection of more than 6,000 items for the Montgomery Area Food Bank. The effort was part of the USA South Athletic Conference’s Cans Across the Conference food drive. All 18 member institutions of the USA South collected non-perishable items to benefit local charities of their choosing.
  • 2019 NCAA Playoff Information
    November 24, 2019
    As a service to Huntingdon College fans and supporters, a page has been created to provide information for Saturday’s second-round playoff game at Mary Hardin-Baylor.
  • Huntingdon knocks off No. 19 Berry, advances to Round 2 of playoffs
    November 23, 2019
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – The Huntingdon football team refused to accept defeat against 19th-ranked Berry College in the opening round of the NCAA Division III playoffs. The Hawks and Viking swapped leads six times on Saturday. But in the end, Huntingdon emerged with a 27-24 victory and snapped Berry’s 22-game home winning streak.
  • USA South championship gear available to Hawks’ fans
    November 20, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The USA South Athletic Conference is providing Huntingdon College fans and supporters with an opportunity to purchase championship gear.
  • Porter and Turk earn top honors with release of USA South All-Conference awards
    November 20, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Two Huntingdon Hawks earned top individual awards and a total of nine players were named All-Conference with the release of the USA South All-Conference football awards on Wednesday. Senior receiver Otis Porter was named Offensive Player of the Year, head coach Mike Turk was named Coach of the Year and a total of nine Hawks earned first-team or second-team All-Conference recognition.
  • Lambert named USA South Offensive Player of the Week
    November 18, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Senior Michael Lambert was named an Athlete of the Week by the USA South Athletic Conference on Monday. The quarterback was named football’s Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. This is the fourth straight week a Huntingdon football player has earned recognition from the conference and the seventh time this season.
  • Hawks will travel to Berry for first round of playoffs
    November 17, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team will play at Berry College on Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA Division III playoffs. Kickoff will be at 11 a.m. (Central) at Valhalla Stadium.
  • Hawks clinch fourth conference title in five years
    November 16, 2019
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon football team left no room for chance at LaGrange College on Saturday. The Hawks built a 31-point lead early in the third quarter and beat the Panthers 45-21 to clinch the USA South Athletic Conference championship. The conference title is the Hawks’ fourth in the past five seasons.
  • Peppers earns second USA South Defensive Rookie of the Week honor
    November 11, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Freshman Casey Peppers earned his second Athlete of the Week recognition from the USA South Athletic Conference on Monday. The linebacker was named football's Defensive Rookie of the Week for a second consecutive week. This is the third straight week a Huntingdon defensive player has earned recognition from the conference.
  • Huntingdon stumbles against Battling Bishops
    November 09, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team suffered its first defeat since September with a 23-7 loss to North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday.
  • Peppers selected as USA South Defensive Rookie of the Week
    November 04, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – One Huntingdon student-athlete was recognized by the USA South Athletic Conference as an Athlete of the Week on Monday. Freshman linebacker Casey Peppers was named Defensive Rookie of the Week for football. This is the second straight week a Huntingdon defensive player has earned recognition and the first time this season the football team has produced a Defensive Rookie of the Week.
  • Hawks shut out Greensboro for fifth straight win
    November 02, 2019
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Huntingdon football team remained unbeaten in conference play with a 57-0 win over Greensboro College on Saturday.
  • DeFleron and Tyma earn USA South Athlete of the Week honors
    October 28, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Two Huntingdon student-athletes were recognized by the USA South Athletic Conference as Athletes of the Week on Monday. Junior defensive back Peyton DeFleron was named Defensive Player of the Week for football and junior Amy Tyma was named Player of the Week for volleyball.
  • Huntingdon beats Averett to remain unbeaten in USA South
    October 26, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team faced its toughest conference test of the season but emerged with a 41-35 win over Averett University on Saturday. Both teams entered the game unbeaten in conference play and the outcome wasn’t decided until the final minutes. Huntingdon defensive backs Peyton DeFleron and Fred Flavors helped seal the victory with two interceptions in the final three minutes of the game.
  • Hawks improve to 3-0 in USA South with win at Brevard
    October 19, 2019
    BREVARD, N.C. – The Huntingdon football team set the tone with defense and had just enough offense in a 21-10 win over Brevard College on Saturday.
  • Porter and Harvey recognized as USA South Athletes of the Week
    October 14, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon football players Otis Porter and Malachi Harvey were chosen as USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week on Monday.
  • Huntingdon turns away Maryville for second straight conference win
    October 12, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team came through with big plays on offense, defense and special teams to beat Maryville College 45-35 on Saturday.
  • Flavors named Special Teams Player of the Week
    October 07, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon’s Fred Flavors was recognized as one of the USA South Athletic Conference’s Athletes of the Week on Monday. The sophomore was named Special Teams Player of the Week for football for his performance in the Hawks’ 48-7 win over Methodist.
  • Defense leads the way for Hawks in Homecoming victory
    October 05, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team opened conference play and celebrated Homecoming with a 48-7 win over Methodist University on Saturday. The Hawks overcame two weather delays to build a 28-0 lead at halftime and extended the lead to 41 points before the Monarchs scored early in the fourth quarter.
  • Huntingdon College to induct five into Athletic Hall of Fame
    October 04, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon College will induct five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame this weekend. The ceremony will be held in Roland Arena at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
  • Huntingdon loses at Wisconsin-Oshkosh
    September 21, 2019
    OSHKOSH, Wisc. – The Huntingdon football team closed the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 44-14 loss at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh on Saturday.
  • Hawks fall at Birmingham-Southern
    September 14, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  – The Huntingdon football team scored first on Saturday night, but the Hawks could not find an answer for Birmingham-Southern in a 45-13 loss.
  • Lambert, LeBlanc and Bradley earn USA South Athlete of the Week honors
    September 09, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Three Huntingdon student-athletes were recognized by the USA South Athletic Conference as Athletes of the Week on Monday. Quarterback Michael Lambert was named Offensive Player of the Week for football, sophomore Kelan LeBlanc was named Player of the Week for men’s soccer and freshman Taylor Bradley was named Rookie of the Week for men’s soccer.
  • Hawks overpower Guilford in season opener
    September 07, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team scored 34 straight points in a 13-minute span to pull away from Guilford College in a 69-43 win on Saturday.
  • Huntingdon names football team captains
    September 03, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon head coach Mike Turk officially announced the football team captains on Tuesday. Four seniors and one junior were selected by a vote of their teammates. The 2019 captains are offensive lineman Reed Crosby, quarterback Michael Lambert, defensive linemen DeAnte’ Griffith and Red Hinton and linebacker Drew Schlemmer.
  • Huntingdon ranked No. 3 in USA South preseason football poll
    August 30, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.  – The Huntingdon College football team enters the 2019 season as the third-ranked team in the USA South Athletic Conference preseason poll.
  • Quarterback position coming into focus for Huntingdon
    August 25, 2019
    Position Spotlight – Quarterback
  • Hawks feel good about development of special teams
    August 23, 2019
    Position Spotlight – Special Teams
  • Hawks have high expectations for young secondary
    August 22, 2019
    Position Spotlight – Defensive Backs
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