Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Warriors announce incoming football class

Photo by John Green
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – After claiming a portion of the program’s 15th Middle Atlantic Conference title in 2013, the Lycoming College football team has reloaded with a class of 55 incoming players, including 51 true freshmen and four transfers, which seventh-year head coach Mike Clark announced on Tuesday, July 22.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Lycoming Football - Troutman picks up another preseason honor

Tanner Troutman runs interception for a touchdown against Stevenson insuring
Lycoming a piece of the 2013 MAC Championship
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Senior defensive back Tanner Troutman (Hegins, Pa./Tri-Valley) picked up his fourth Preseason All-American accolades of the 2014 season on Monday afternoon, July 21, as the Beyond Sports Network placed him on the website’s NCAA Division III first team.

Troutman, the 2013 D3football.com East Region Defensive Player of the Year, was also named to the Sporting News, Lindy's College Football and the USA College Football Network Division III Preseason All-American lists.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lycoming Football - Happy 75th Birthday Coach "G"

Happy Birthday Coach "G"
Williamsport, PA - The Girardi family always celebrates great achievements and great events. It was fitting then that they gathered to wish Lycoming's retired Head Football Coach of 36 years a happy 75th birthday on July 16, 2014.

His friends surprised him with a "new" outfit to celebrate in!! Frank wanted to make sure you know that the outfit was a gag gift. He didn't want the Internet to think he dresses like that. We hope you noticed he's wearing his championship ring in the photo. He never leaves home without it!!

At the event, comments echoed all around the room. "Tonight we help celebrate this amazing man's 75th birthday," one family member announced. "Love my Dad," said another. "Happy birthday to the best Papa is the world!" "Youngest 75 year-old I know," quoted another. Just like his wonderful family, Coach Girardi is know for establishing the Lycoming Football Family, an atmosphere that survives to this day.

In 36 years of coaching Lycoming College football, head coach Frank Girardi firmly established himself as a legend in his field.   He built one of the most respected and consistently successful NCAA Division III football programs in the nation.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Lycoming College Football: Warriors receives votes in the D3football "2014 Football Preseason Poll"

QB Tyler Jenny hands off to RB Craig Needhammer (Photo by WOLNews..com)
Williamsport, PA - The D3football.com 2014 Football Pre-Season Poll shows Lycoming College received 34 votes and is the only MAC football team receiving any votes in the annual preseason poll. The poll published on July 16th show Mount Union, the perennial powerhouse in third place giving way to UW-Whitewater and Mary Harden-Baylor. The D3football.com Top 25 poll is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly.

Friday, July 11, 2014

West Milford male athlete of the Year headed to Lycoming

From www.NorthJersey.com
As Chris Boes prepares to head to Lycoming College this fall where he will continue his football career, recent West Milford High School graduate Chris Boes describes the Virginia school as a place with, "a great atmosphere and somewhere that I loved."

Boes described his now former school the same way.

"I loved being at West Milford, all four years were great," said Boes who shined as a two way lineman for the West Milford football team and as a first baseman for the Highlanders baseball team.

Boes has already started training for 
his time at Lycoming College.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Six Warriors on USA College Football Preseason All-American list

#23 Craig Needhammer (Photo by John Green)
The complete list of USA College Football Preseason All-Americans can be found at:

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – A group of six Lycoming College football players have earned mention on the 2014 USA College Football Division III Preseason All-American team, the website has released. The group is led by two first-team selections in seniors Tanner Troutman (Hegins, Pa./Tri-Valley), a defensive back, and Craig Needhammer (Lansdale, Pa./North Penn), a running back. Senior offensive lineman Garrett Hartman (Jacobus, Pa./Dallastown Area) was a second-team selection while senior offensive lineman Casey Strus (Glenolden, Pa./Cardinal O’Hara) was a third-team pick. Seniors Tyler Jenny (Coalport, Pa./Glendale), a quarterback, and Kyle Sullivan (Coatesville, Pa./Bishop Shanahan), a linebacker, each were listed in the honorable mention portion of the list.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Boyertown running back Eric Heller picks Lycoming College football

2014 Boyertown graduate Eric Heller, seated between parents Judy and Bill Heller, makes a verbal commitment to play Division III football at Lycoming during a recent ceremony at the high school.
Boyertown's Eric Heller at a glance
High School: Boyertown
Graduation Year: 2014
Position: Running back
College Choice: Lycoming
Parents: Judy and Bill Heller