HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA-For the first time since September 5 and the second time this season, the Tigers will kick off on Fulton Field at Lewis C. Everett Stadium on Saturday, October 10 as they host the Generals of Washington & Lee University on Hall of Fame Weekend. Both teams are playing good football, with the 3-1 Tigers on a three-game win streak and the Generals entering the game at a perfect 4-0 courtesy the nation's leading rushing attack at 447.5 yards-per-game.
The Tigers are fresh off of a 38-21 win over Catholic in which cornerback Sidney Henry (Haymarket, VA/Battlefield) and running back Kyree Koonce (Charlottesville, VA/Monticello) were named the ODAC Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively.
Hampden-Sydney owns a slight 38-33-2 advantage in the series and is winners of the last two, including a 55-32 win last season. The two teams have had much recent success, combining to win every ODAC Championship since 2009 (Hampden-Sydney - '09, '11, '13, '14; Washington & Lee - '10, '12).
At halftime, the Athletic Hall of Fame Class of '15 will be introduced. The class includes Bat Barber '92 (basketball, lacrosse), Mac Russell '03 (football), Jason Rostan '03 (lacrosse), Murrie Bates (special citation), and Bill Flowers '71 (special citation).