October 12, 2011

Tigers to Hit the Road for an ODAC Match Up Against the Wasps

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA-Standing at 2-0 in the ODAC for the fifth consecutive season, Hampden-Sydney (5-1, 2-0) will hit the road to face the Wasps of Emory & Henry College (4-2, 1-1) this Saturday. While the Tigers are coming off of a 28-14 win over Bridgewater College, the Wasps fell 17-14 to defending ODAC Champion Washington & Lee on a last second 40-yard field goal.

The Tigers were led last week by Kirk Rohle (Mechanicsville, VA/Hanover) who netted 181 yards of offense and two touchdowns. For the Wasps, free safety Tyler Houk was named the ODAC Defensive Player of the Week after tallying an ODAC-high 15 tackles and an interception.

Last season, Hampden-Sydney took a 48-10 decision on Homecoming at Everett Stadium. The last time the two teams met in Emory, the Tigers took a 23-12 win en route to a 10-0 season. Though the Tigers have had the recent success, Emory and Henry still leads the series 36-31 and holds the biggest margin of victory of 54 points (68-14 in 1968).

To get all of the up-to-date information on the team and this week's match up, please view the Tiger game notes. Also, tune your radios to 95.7 WFLO-FM to listen to all of the action with play-by-play from Cannon Watson. You can also watch or listen by clicking here.