2014-15 Merrimack College Football News

Football Volunteers at Special Olympic Summer Games
Warriors spent weekend volunteering at Special Olympic Summer Games at Harvard

Football Unveils Incoming Recruiting Class
Student-athletes from 10 different states and impact transfers highlight the group

Spring Football Roundup
Thoughts from head coach Dan Curran as the spring season comes to a close

Football Celebrates End-of-Year Banquet, Names 2015 Captains and Team Award Winners
The Merrimack Football Class of 2015 poses with framed commemorative game jerseys

Clancy ’14 Signs with L.A. Kiss (AFL)
Former Warrior will compete for starting QB spot in Arena Football League

Merrimack Releases 2015 Football Schedule; Parking and Tickets on Sale at Spring Game
Friday night lights return to campus for first time in six years to highlight five-game home slate

Football Announces Summer Clinic Dates
Merrimack to host Prospect One-Day Clinics, Three-Day Youth Clinics and High School Team Clinic!

Football Spring Game Set for April 25; Warriors Open Spring Practice Friday
Warriors host first practice of the spring season later today

Football Participates in Bradford Literacy Night
Members of the football team spent time giving back to the community in Haverhill last week

Clancy ’14 Inks Arena Football League Contract
Former All-American quarterback joins San Jose SaberCats as part of first AFL stint

Bellamy, Hood, Zwaan Selected to 2014 National Bowl Game on Sunday at FIU
Football seniors Drew Bellamy, Justin Hood, Nick Zwaan to participate in National Bowl this Sunday

Football Participates in Lawrence Literacy Night
Members of the football team spent time giving back to the community in Lawrence last week

Football Lands Four on All-Conference Teams
Warriors represented on all-conference second teams and all-rookie squad

Football Falls to Bentley in 2014 Finale, 30-7
Sophomore Brian Carroll (pictured) led the team with nine tackles

Football Concludes 2014 vs. Bentley Saturday (12pm)
Warriors host eighth-seeded Falcons in NE-10 Championship Weekend matchup

Football Concludes 2014 vs. Bentley Saturday (12pm)
Warriors host eighth-seeded Falcons in NE-10 Championship Weekend matchup

Football Celebrates Seniors in 35-7 Win over SCSU
Warriors romp Owls, will host NE-10 Championship Weekend contest next week

Football Welcomes SCSU for Senior Day Saturday
Warriors look to snap three-game skid against Owls

AIC Holds Off Football’s Second-Half Rally; Warriors Fall to Yellow Jackets, 24-21
First-year sophomore Nick Laspada (pictured) tossed for two TDs Saturday

Merrimack Once Again among Top Schools Nationwide in Academic Success Rate
Athletic Department ranked 21st nationally with ASR of 91%

Football Clashes with Reigning League Champion AIC Saturday Afternoon (1 p.m.)
Warriors return to Martone-Mejail Field to face Yellow Jackets Saturday

Football Announces Youth Day for Saturday Home Game
Event will include postgame meet-and-greet session and halftime recognition!

New Haven Drops Football, 42-14, Saturday
Warriors conclude regular season with back-to-back home games starting next Saturday vs. AIC

Football Travels to New Haven Saturday (1 p.m.)
Warriors seeking first win over Chargers since 2009 season this weekend

Assumption Tops Football, 41-13, Saturday Afternoon
Junior Adriell Mayes (pictured) finished with season-high 170 yards rushing Saturday

Football Set for Homecoming Weekend Tilt vs. Assumption Saturday Afternoon (1 p.m.)
Warriors, Greyhounds clash in annual Homecoming showdown Saturday

Football’s Rise Has Mirrored College’s at Merrimack
The football team’s rise to prominence was featured by The Mack Report tonight!

From BSN: Joe Clancy Gets Ready for First FXFL Start
2014 graduate Joe Clancy caught up with Beyond Sports Network in a Q&A session!

Football Tops Bentley, 28-25, in Saturday Road Thriller
Devonte Jones’ (pictured) game-clinching interception helped Warriors snap two-game skid

Football Travels to Bentley Saturday Afternoon (1 p.m.)
Warriors continue league play with short trip to rival Bentley

Merrimack College Announces Upcoming Youth Days
Football, women’s soccer, and volleyball all will host Youth Day events

Seven Turnovers Haunt Football in 55-24 Setback vs. St. Anselm
Freshman Cody Demers (pictured) finished with nearly 200 all-purpose yards Saturday

Football Hosts Undefeated St. Anselm Saturday (1 p.m.)
Warriors welcome unbeaten Hawks in matchup of top NE-10 squads at Martone-Mejail Field

Capobianco Earns Third Straight NE-10/Corvias ECAC Rookie of the Week Honor
Rookie quarterback hauls in third consecutive top rookie honor from NE-10

Late Punt Return TD Dooms Football in 33-19 Setback at Stonehill Saturday Night
Warriors suffer first conference loss of 2014; host Saint Anselm next Saturday (1 p.m.)

FROM THE MACK REPORT: McRae Carrying The Load at Running Back for Merrimack
Junior running back Armond McRae was featured in the Mack Report this week!

Football Travels to Easton, Faces Stonehill Saturday Under the Lights (6 p.m.)
Warriors seek third straight win in tough road test at reigning league runner-up

Capobianco Repeats as NE-10, ECAC Rookie of the Week
Freshman quarterback tossed for two TDs and totaled 256 passing yards in win over LIU Post

Football Stays Unbeaten in NE-10 with Gritty 19-17 Win over LIU Post in Home Opener
Warrior defense forces six turnovers for first time in three years to limit potent Pioneer offense

Football Set for Home Opener vs. LIU Post Saturday
Warriors welcome Pioneers in battle of undefeated NE-10 teams

Capobianco Named New England Football Writers’ Gold Helmet Award Winner
Rookie quarterback tossed for 416 yards and six TDs in first career start last week

Merrimack Announces Tailgate Town for 2014 Season
Reserve your spot for this Saturday’s home opener for $15!

Capobianco Named NE-10 Rookie of the Week
Freshman gunslinger totaled 416 yards and tossed for six touchdowns in win over Pace

Football Notches First Win of 2014, Tops Pace, 75-2
Freshman quarterback Joe Capobianco (pictured) tossed six touchdowns in Saturday’s win

Football Opens NE-10 Slate at Pace Saturday (12 p.m.)
Warriors seek 13th win in 13 tries over Setters on the road Saturday afternoon

Bulldogs Pull Away in Third; Football Drops Season Opener at Bryant, 40-14
Warriors downed by Division I Bryant in 2014 opener; travel to Pace next Saturday (12 p.m.)

Football Kicks Off 2014 at DI Bryant Saturday
One year after stunning Wagner, Warriors look for similar magic Saturday in Smithfield

Merrimack Athletics Announces 2014 Ultimate Warrior Fall Schedule, Rewards
First Ultimate Warrior events of 2014-15 are Thursday/Friday M/W soccer home games (7 p.m.)

Football Picked to Finish Fourth in NE-10 Coaches’ Preseason Poll
Warriors slotted in fourth in annual conference coaches’ poll

FROM THE E-T: From unsung to All-American, Brown a perfect fit at Merrimack
Rising junior wide receiver Jere Brown was featured in the Eagle-Tribune on Sunday!

Forty-Eight Merrimack Student-Athletes Earn D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
Warriors well represented in compilation of student-athletes with 3.5 or higher GPA

Football Kicks Off 2014-15 Academic Year with Preseason Camp
Over 90 members of the football team arrived on campus for the start of the season Thursday

Joe Clancy's signing with the Orebro Black Knights in Sweden was featured by the Newburyport News

Clancy Joins Orebro Black Knights of IFAF
All-American quarterback Joe Clancy inked a professional contract to play in Sweden this week

Shawn Loiseau ('12) Rejoins Indianapolis Colts, Signs Free Agent NFL Contract
Former NE-10 Defensive Player of the Year and 2012 graduate inks fifth professional contract

Introducing the New Merrimack Athletics Social Media Directory
Follow your favorite teams’ brand-new Twitter accounts for updates throughout the year!

Jere Brown (Football) Tabbed Preseason All-American by USA Football, Beyond Sports Network
Rising junior wideout enjoyed breakout campaign in 2013, looking for more this fall

Merrimack Athletics Welcomes Class of 2018 to Campus during Orientation Week
Athletic Department welcomed over 900 future Warriors to campus with special presentation

Merrimack Places Five on Northeast-10 Spring Academic All-Conference Teams
Men’s Lacrosse, softball, men’s and women’s tennis represented on all-academic list

#5 Merrimack Athletics 2013-14 Moment: Football Stuns DI Wagner in Season Opener
The football team’s upset win against Wagner ranks fifth in this year’s Top-10 Moments!

Merrimack Places 221 on Northeast-10 Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Merrimack tied for first in NE-10 with 15 student-athletes who finished with 4.0 GPAs

Football Single-Game Tickets, Limited Single-Game Reserved Parking on Sale!
Purchase tickets and parking passes for the 2014 Merrimack Football season today

Football Announces 11th Annual Golf Tournament Set for August 11
Register now for a spot in the 2014 Merrimack Football Golf Tournament!

Merrimack College Places Fourth in NE-10 Presidents' Cup Standings
Athletic Department enjoys best finish in nine years as part of incredible 2013-14 academic year

Merrimack Earns Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence
Merrimack Athletics posts four-year Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 percent

Merrimack College Celebrates Class of 2014 at Commencement Sunday
Former men's soccer player Kennedy Ndamba delivered undergraduate Commencement Speech

Dion, Ferguson Earn 2014 All-American Strength and Conditioning Awards by NSCA
Warrior duo recognized for athletic accomplishments/dedication to strength & conditioning

Clancy, Sheehan Named Male/Female Athletes of the Year at 2014 LEAD Awards
Senior Joe Clancy (football, pictured), junior Stephanie Sheehan (volleyball) earned top student-athlete honors

Curran Unveils 2014 Football Schedule; Spring Game Set for Saturday (1 p.m.)
Warriors to host five home games as part of 10-game 2014 slate

VOTE NOW: 2014 Merrimack LEAD Award Male Athlete of the Year
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VOTE NOW: 2014 Merrimack LEAD Award Male Rookie of the Year
Head to Facebook to cast your vote for the 2014 Male Rookie of the Year Award!

Football Hosts Pro Day Thursday Morning
Senior quarterback Joe Clancy (pictured) was one of seven current/former Warriors to participate in Pro Day

Football Hosts 2014 Pro Day Thursday; Spring Game Set for April 26 (1 p.m.)
Six former Warriors set to participate in annual Merrimack Pro Day on Thursday

Football to Host High School, Prospect, Youth Clinics This Summer
Register for upcoming Merrimack football summer camps/clinics today!

Football Announces Second Wave of NLI Signees
Curran adds seven more to incoming recruiting Class of 2014

Merrimack Places 234 on NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for Fall 2013
Thirteen Warriors garnered perfect 4.0 GPAs; 234 posted 3.0 or better in fall semester

Football Announces Signing of 11 Future Student-Athletes on National Signing Day
Second-year head coach Dan Curran is pleased to announce the signing of 11 student-athletes

Former Merrimack College Football Head Coach John Perry Hired to Houston Texans Staff
Five-year ('08-'12) head coach John Perry joins Bill O'Brien's Texans coaching staff

Nine Merrimack College Fall Student-Athletes Earn NE-10 Academic All-Conference Honors
Five fall teams, nine student-athletes represent Merrimack on Academic All-Conf. Team

FROM THE NEWBURYPORT NEWS: What's next for Clancy?
Senior Joe Clancy chatted with his hometown Newburyport News over the weekend about his pro football aspirations!

FROM THE MACK REPORT: Clancy Preps to Impress NFL Scouts
Senior quarterback Joe Clancy is busy prepping to impress for the upcoming NFL Draft and was featured by The Mack Report!

Clancy Helps Lead American Team to 20-3 Victory in Medal of Honor Bowl Game Saturday
Senior All-American quarterback finished 4-for-10 with 88 yards Saturday

Football Places Four on Don Hansen Football Gazette All-Super Region One Team
Clancy, Brown, Hubbard, Holt earn all-super region recognition

Clancy Selected to Participate in Prestigious Medal of Honor Bowl
Senior quarterback earns spot in one of nation's premiere all-star games

Merrimack Ranked Second in NE-10 President's Cup through Fall Seasons
Men's soccer, field hockey paced Athletic Department through fall seasons; Warriors trail Adelphi by one point

More Records Fall as Football Posts Best Season in Four Years in 2013
Merrimack finished with seven wins, highlighted by team's upset victory at Division I Wagner

Football Lands Three on Beyond Sports Network All-America Teams
Seniors Joe Clancy, Quinn McDonough, sophomore Jere Brown named BSN All-Americans

Clancy Named Gridiron Club of Greater Boston Co-Offensive Player of the Year
Senior quarterback earns share of Joe Zabilski Award for 2013 campaign

Clancy, Brown Earn Spots on Daktronics All-Super Region 1 Second Team
Dynamic offensive duo recognized for stellar 2013 campaigns

Clancy, Ferguson, Hubbard to Participate in 2013 National Bowl
Seniors to represent Merrimack at 2013 National Bowl at FIU this Sunday

Clancy Named to 2013 New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England Team
Senior quarterback voted among New England's best for second straight season

Football Participates In Lawrence Literacy Night Last Week
Members of the Merrimack football team shared stories with local Lawrence elementary students last week

Clancy Named NE-10 Offensive Player of the Year; 10 Warriors Garner All-League Honors
Ten total Warriors earned all-league distinction on Wednesday from the NE-10

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