September 5, 2012

Football to Host CNU in First Meeting Saturday

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA-This Saturday marks the first ever meeting between Hampden-Sydney and the Captains of Christopher Newport University. The Tigers kicked off their season on the road and took a 20-6 victory over Averett University while the Captains fell 40-16 to #7 Salisbury in Newport News.

Hampden-Sydney has played 106 more seasons and 875 more games than Christopher Newport, but the Captains have made up for lost time having already won six USA South Championships.

Though these two successful programs have never met, they are fimiliar with the opposing conference. The Tigers, under Favret, are 12-0 against the USA South, and the Captains, under 12th year head coach Matt Kelchner, are 3-3 against the ODAC.

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 and listen by clicking here.