2012 News

July 10, 2013
2013 Football Season Tickets On Sale Now!
General admission season ticket packages and reserved parking available now

June 21, 2013
#9 Top-10 Moments of 2012-13: Historic Football Victory Vaults Voegeli to NFL
Historic win bolstered the resume of Isaiah Voegeli, who signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in April

June 12, 2013
Football Partakes in Special Olympics
The Merrimack football team teamed up with Special Olympics of Massachusetts to partake in the annual Summer Games

May 17, 2013
Football Announces Dates for 2013 High School, Youth Clinics
Football will hold youth and high school clinics July 30 - Aug. 1 at Martone-Mejail Field

May 16, 2013
Football Honors Boston Marathon Victims at Annual Spring Game
The Merrimack football team paid homage to the four Boston Marathon victims at its annual Spring Game

May 15, 2013
Curran Unveils '13 Football Schedule; Warriors Travel to Wagner, Host Bentley (Homecoming)
Merrimack will host at least four home games as part of the 2013 football schedule

May 7, 2013
Football Announces Partnership With Habitat For Humanity
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Under the tutelage of first year head coach Dan Curran, the Merrimack Football team will be partnering with the Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity, located in Lawrence. The team will be participating regularly in Habitat for Humanity’s “Build Days” on Thursday’s.

April 30, 2013
Voegeli Becomes The Fourth Warrior In Two Seasons To Earn NFL Opportunity
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack football senior wide receiver Isaiah Voegeli (Hyannis, Mass.) became the fourth Warrior in school history to sign with an NFL franchise on Monday afternoon following the NFL draft as he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles. Voegeli signed his undrafted free agent contract two days after the conclusion of the NFL Draft.

April 25, 2013
Merrimack Football to Honor Boston Marathon Victims at Spring Game Saturday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack football program will honor the victims of the tragic events in Boston on April 15 during their annual spring football game Saturday at 4 p.m. at Martone-Mejail Field.

April 2, 2013
Merrimack Football Opens Spring Practices; Spring Game Set For April 27
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack football team began spring practices today under first year Head Coach Dan Curran. Curran served as the team’s offensive coordinator for the past two seasons.

March 25, 2013
Football Holds Post Season Banquet; Announces Team Awards
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men's football team officially closed the books on one of its most successful season in program history, as head coach Dan Curran and the Warriors held their annual Post Season Banquet at DiBurro’s restaurant. A total of 227 coaches, players, families and friends were in attendance for the festivities.

March 21, 2013
Joe Clancy Returning For Fifth Year At Merrimack
NORTH ANDOVER — Whoever is in charge of the Northeast-10 record book better sharpen their pencil.

March 7, 2013
Merrimack Football Welcomes Their Youngest Teammate
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – As part of the Merrimack College Athletic Department's ongoing partnership with Team IMPACT, the Merrimack football team welcomed its newest and youngest teammate to the squad on Friday.

March 6, 2013
Nine Fall Student-Athletes Crack NE-10 Academic All-Conference Team
Merrimack fourth-most represented NE-10 school on Fall Academic All-Conference Team

February 22, 2013
Dan Curran Named Merrimack Football Head Coach
NORTH ANDOVER, MA. – Merrimack football offensive coordinator Dan Curran has been promoted to head coach as announced today by Merrimack Interim Director of Athletics Dean O’Keefe.

February 7, 2013
John Perry Resigns as Head Football Coach
Head football coach John Perry has resigned after five seasons at Merrimack. The Andover native will be named an assistant coach at the University of Delaware.

January 30, 2013
Voegeli Named Second Team D2 Football All-American
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack senior wide receiver, Isaiah Voegeli (Hyannis, Mass.) has been named second team All-American by D2Football.com.

December 26, 2012
Football’s 81-35 Win over Saint A’s Voted #5 Moment of the First Half
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – After a record-setting, single-game performance in a key Northeast-10 Conference game in late October, the Merrimack football team’s eye-popping 81-35 victory at home against Saint Anselm on Saturday, Oct. 20, has been ranked the No. 5 First-Half Moment of the 2012-13 Academic Year.

December 12, 2012
Voegeli Named 2012 Daktronics First Team All-American
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack football senior wide receiver Isaiah Voegeli (Hyannis, Mass.) received the highest postseason honor possible on Tuesday afternoon, being named 2012 Daktronics first team All-American.

December 10, 2012
Record Breaking Fall Gives Merrimack Football A Lot To Look Forward To In 2013
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - Highlighted by two major Northeast-10 offensive award winners, the Merrimack football team set numerous school records on their way to a fifth place finish in the Conference. The Warriors also placed a school record ten players on the All-Conference squad for their performances in 2012.

December 6, 2012
Clancy Receives Harry Agganis Award From New England Football Writers
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.) has been selected as the 2012 recipient of the Harry Agganis Award, as announced by the New England Football Writers. Clancy will be accepting the Award on December 6 at the annual New England Football Writers’ Captains and Awards dinner at Montvale Plaza in Stoneham.

December 5, 2012
Voegeli Named To the Division II All-Super Region 1 Football Team
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Senior wide receiver Isaiah Voegeli (Hyannis, Mass.) has been named to the 2012 Daktronics, Inc., Division II All-Super Region 1 football team, as selected by the region’s sports information directors. Voegeli received the most votes for the wide receiver position on the first team.

November 26, 2012
Two Warriors Named To New England Football Writers All-New England Team
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Two Merrimack football players have been named to the 2012 New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England team as announced on Friday. Senior’s Isaiah Voegeli (Hyannis, Mass.) and Artis Holt (Baltimore, Md.) have been noticed for their play that led the Warriors to a 6-4 record this season.

November 24, 2012
Isaiah Voegeli Featured during Hockey TV Broadcast
Northeast-10 MVP Isaiah Voegeli was featured during Merrimack's hockey broadcast against Colgate on November 23.

November 17, 2012
Joe Clancy Interview During Merrimack Hockey Game
The NE-10 Offensive Player of the Year was interviewed during a Merrimack hockey game on WGAM Radio and online at merrimackathletics.com

November 14, 2012
Voegeli And Clancy Claim NE-10 Major Awards; Nine Garner All-Conference Accolades
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Senior wide receiver Isaiah Voegeli (Hyannis, Mass.) was named Northeast-10 Conference Most Valuable Player while fellow senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.) was named Offensive Player of the Year, as announced by the league office today.

November 14, 2012
Former Warrior Shawn Loiseau Signed To The Indianapolis Colts Practice Squad
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Shawn Loiseau (Shrewsbury, Mass.) became the first Warrior in school history to sign with an NFL franchise on Saturday afternoon following the NFL draft. Loiseau signed his undrafted free agent contract less than an hour after the completion of the draft.

November 10, 2012
Merrimack Football Looks To Close Out 2012 Campaign With A Victory Over Saint Anselm
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack football team concludes its 2012 schedule with a home game against the Saint Anselm Hawks on Saturday at 1 p.m.

November 10, 2012
Senior Class Goes Out In Style As Merrimack Football Downs Saint Anselm 62-26
NORTH ANDOVER, MA– The Merrimack football team defeated the Saint Anselm Hawks on Saturday afternoon by the score of 62-26 in the class of 2013’s final collegiate game in front of 966 fans at Martone-Mejail Field. The Warriors racked up 639 yards of total offense in the victory, second most in school history.

November 5, 2012
Clancy Named NE-10 Offensive Player Of The Week For Third Time
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Offensive Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday. Clancy now has won the award three times in four weeks as he leads the NE-10 in all passing categories.

November 3, 2012
Football To Host Assumption On Homecoming And Senior Day
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack football team will host the Assumption Greyhounds on Saturday at 1 p.m. as a part of Homecoming. The game will also be the Warriors senior day.

November 3, 2012
Football Picks Up 43-40 Senior Day Win; Will Host Saint Anselm Next Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack football team won an exciting game on Saturday afternoon on Senior Day for the Warriors as they defeated the Assumption Greyhounds by the score of 43-40 in front of a record crowd of 3,671 people at Martone-Mejail Field. Senior captain Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.) continued his great play finishing the game with over 400 passing yards and five touchdowns in the Homecoming game victory for Merrimack.

October 27, 2012
Merrimack Hits The Road Looking For Back-To-Back Conference Wins
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack football team heads to Bentley for a showdown with the conference rival Falcons on Saturday at 2 p.m.

October 27, 2012
Football Downed At Bentley, 38-21
WALTHAM, MA – Despite another 300 yard passing performance from senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.), the Merrimack football team was downed on Saturday by the Bentley Falcons by the score of 38-21. With the loss, Merrimack falls to 4-4 overall and 3-4 in the NE-10.

October 24, 2012
Clancy Picks Up NEFWA Gold Helmet Award; Second Warrior To Win The Award Under Perry
CAMBRIDGE, MA – Merrimack senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.) has been named the New England Football Writers’ Gridiron Club of Greater Boston Gold Helmet award winner for the week of Oct. 22 after breaking several Northeast-10 Conference records in the warriors 81-35 victory over Saint Anselm.

October 22, 2012
Clancy Named NE-10 Offensive Player of the Week After Seven Touchdown Performance
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – After breaking several Northeast-10 records in the Warriors 81-35 victory on Saturday against Saint Anselm, senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.) has been named NE-10 Conference Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league on Monday.

October 20, 2012
Football Returns Home to Face Saint A's Saturday Afternoon
NORTH ANDOVER – Mass. - Merrimack returns to Martone-Mejail field on Saturday after nearly a month on the road. Merrimack is coming off of a 22-20 loss at the hands of the Stonehill Skyhawks on Saturday. Saint Anselm is coming off their first win of the season as they downed the Pace Setters by the score of 48-21 in front of their home crowd.

October 20, 2012
Record Breaking Day Propels Football To 81-35 Victory Over Saint Anselm
NORTH ANDOVER, MA– Behind a record setting game by the Merrimack offense, the Warriors downed the Saint Anselm Hawks on Saturday in front of the home fans at Martone-Mejail Field by the score of 81-35. The top ranked offense in the Northeast-10 accounted for a team-record 524 yards in the first half of play while putting up a school record 53 points.

October 13, 2012
Football Goes For Three Straight Wins At Stonehill On Saturday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack football team heads to Stonehill on Saturday looking for their third straight win.

October 13, 2012
Football Drops Road Conference Game To Stonehill On Their Senior Day, 22-20
EASTON, MA – Despite another 300 yard passing performance from senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.), the Merrimack football team was downed on Saturday by the Stonehill Skyhawks at W.B. Mason Stadium by the score of 22-20. With the loss, Merrimack falls to 3-3 overall and 2-3 in the Northeast-10 Conference.

September 29, 2012
Football Heads To Pace Looking For Consecutive Conference Victories
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack football team heads to Pace looking for back-to-back conference victories on Saturday.

September 29, 2012
Voegeli Has Record Setting Day As Merrimack Dominates Pace, 63-14
Pleasantville, NY– The Merrimack football team defeated the Pace Setters on Saturday afternoon by the score of 63-14 behind a career-day for All-American receiver Isaiah Voegeli (Hyannis, Mass.). Voegeli finished the game with a Northeast-10 Conference record with 17 catches for 264 yards and three touchdowns. With his first catch of the day, Voegeli is now the career receptions and yardage record holder at Merrimack College.

September 22, 2012
Football Stays Home For Conference Showdown With Southern Connecticut Saturday
The Merrimack football team aims for their first conference victory of the season on Saturday against Southern Connecticut at Martone-Mejail Field.

September 22, 2012
Football Collects First Conference Victory of The Season; Defeats So. Connecticut 38-35
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – With a balanced attack of 200 rushing yards and 274 passing yards, the Merrimack Warriors downed the Southern Connecticut State Owls by the score of 38-35 on Saturday afternoon in front of 1,384 people at Martone-Mejail Field. With the win, Merrimack improves to 2-2 overall and 1-2 in Northeast-10 action while the Owls falls to 0-4 overall and 0-2 in conference play.

September 17, 2012
Clancy Named Co-Offensive Player Of The Week After Record Breaking Game
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – After breaking three Northeast-10 passing records in the Warriors 49-34 loss on Saturday to American International, senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.) has been named NE-10 Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league on Monday.

September 17, 2012
Merrimack Catches Fire With Voegeli
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - Merrimack senior Isaiah Voegeli was recently featured in the Boston Herald.

September 15, 2012
Football Looks For First Conference Victory Of The Season On Saturday Against AIC
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack football team aims for their first conference victory of the season on Saturday at 1 p.m. as they will take on the visiting AIC Yellow Jackets at Martone-Mejail Field.

September 15, 2012
Clancy Sets NE-10 Records For Yards, Completions and Attempts; Warriors Fall 49-34 To AIC
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.) rewrote the Northeast-10 Conference record books on Saturday afternoon as he set the record for yards, completions and attempts in a game. The Warriors however were defeated by the visiting AIC Yellow Jackets by the score of 49-34 in front of 1,404 fans at Martone-Mejail Field on Saturday afternoon.

September 13, 2012
Merrimack Football Coach John Perry Speaks At The Weekly Harvard Luncheon
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - Merrimack football head coach John Perry speaks at the weekly Harvard Luncheon on Wednesday afternoon.

September 8, 2012
Merrimack Football Ready To Host Rowan In Home Opener On Saturday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack football team opens up the home portion of their 2012 season with a non conference game against Rowan University on Saturday.

September 8, 2012
Strong Second Half Propels Merrimack Football To 30-7 Victory Over Rowan
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Behind a season-high 500 yards of total offense the Merrimack football team defeated Rowan University on Saturday by the score of 30-7 in front of 1,220 fans at Martone-Mejail Field in the home opener for the Warriors.

September 6, 2012
Boxing Champion Micky Ward Gives Speech At Merrimack Football Practice
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – On Wednesday afternoon the Merrimack football team had an unexpected visitor and speaker attend their afternoon practice, Micky Ward. Ward is a junior welterweight professional boxer and a former WBU Champion from Lowell, Mass.

September 6, 2012
Merrimack Football Coach John Perry Speaks At The Weekly Harvard Luncheon
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - Merrimack football head coach John Perry talks about last week's game and the upcoming game against Rowan at the Harvard Luncheon on Wednesday.

September 1, 2012
Football Opens Season On The Road At Defending Conference Champions, New Haven
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack football team opens up their 2012 campaign on the road Saturday at defending Northeast-10 Conference Champions, New Haven at 1 p.m.

September 1, 2012
Football Drops Season Opener to #13 New Haven Chargers, 45-18
West Haven, CT – The Merrimack football team was defeated by the score of 45-18 by the New Haven Chargers on Saturday afternoon in front of 3,508 fans at the DellaCamera Stadium.

August 30, 2012
Merrimack’s Isaiah Voegeli Has Been A Real Catch
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - Merrimack football senior captain Isaiah Voegeli (Hyannis, Mass.) was recently featured in the Boston Globe.

August 27, 2012
Newburyport’s Clancy steps in under center at Merrimack
Merrimack football senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.) was featured in the Boston Globe on Sunday.

August 20, 2012
Warriors Slated to Finish Fourth in Coaches Preseason Poll
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack College football team was slated to finish tied for fourth in the Northeast-10 Conference standings, according to the 2012 Football Coaches Preseason Poll.

August 15, 2012
Football Opens Up Preseason Activities On Wednesday
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Led by 5th-year head coach John Perry, the Merrimack football team officially opened the 2012 campaign with the beginning of preseason camp on Wednesday afternoon at Martone-Mejail Field.

August 15, 2012
Five Warriors receive Preseason All-American Accolades
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Five Merrimack football players have been named Division II Preseason All-Americans by USA football news.

August 15, 2012
Football Ready For The 2012 Season to Begin
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Under the tutelage of fifth-year head coach John Perry, the Merrimack football team will kick off their 2012 schedule with a huge conference matchup with defending Northeast-10 Conference champions, New Haven on September 1 at 1 p.m.

August 12, 2012
Former Warrior Shawn Loiseau Makes NFL Debut; Texans Defeat Carolina Panthers
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Former Merrimack All-American linebacker Shawn Loiseau (Shrewsbury, Mass.) made his NFL debut on Saturday night for the Houston Texans as they played the Carolina Panthers.

July 23, 2012
Former Merrimack Football All-American, Shawn Loiseau, determined to make it in Texas
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - Former Merrimack football standout Shawn Loiseau (Shrewsbury, MA) was featured in the Boston Globe on Sunday.

July 16, 2012
Loiseau Feature in The Boston Herald
Former Merrimack football All-American Shawn Loiseau was recently featured by the Boston Herald.

July 9, 2012
Where Are They Now: Jarrod Pelletier
Former Merrimack football player Jarrod Pelletier (2001-04) took his work from the gridiron to the office just after his graduation from Merrimack in May of 2005. Jarrod now works as an Equity Analyst for Putnam Investments, serving in that capacity for the last two and a half years.

June 26, 2012
Three Warriors Receive Preseason All-American Accolades
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack football seniors, Zach Gilbert (Salem, Mass.), Isaiah Voegeli (Hyannis, Mass.) and Michael Wiggins (Dolton, IL), were named preseason All-Americans by Beyond Sports Network.

May 21, 2012
Merrimack Football to Host Second Annual Alumni Softball Game on June 2
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack football head coach John Perry announced the date for the second annual Merrimack Football Alumni softball game on June 2 at 10 a.m. The game will be held at the Merrimack baseball diamond.