2016-17 Football News

  • SCIAC recognizes 178 Panthers on All-Academic team, every Chapman team above a 3.0
    July 06, 2017
    An impressive number of Chapman University student-athletes were again recognized for their work in the classroom. The Panthers placed 178 student-athletes on the SCIAC’s annual All-Academic team, the conference announced on Thursday.
  • Deeb recognized as All-American punter
    December 16, 2016
    An award-filled postseason continued for freshman punter Elias Deeb as he earned All-American Honorable Mention from D3football.com. Deeb previously earned All-Region and All-SCIAC First Team honors.
  • Deeb selected to D3football All-Region First Team
    December 06, 2016
    After leading the SCIAC in punting all season in every category, rookie punter Elias Deeb was named to D3football.com All-West Region first team for the 2016 season. The punter finished the regular season ranked No. 13 in all of Division III in punting average and is the only freshman to be selected to the All-West Region Team.
  • Eight Panthers earn All-SCIAC recognition
    November 23, 2016
    The Chapman University football team had eight players earn nine All-SCIAC selections following another above .500 season for the Panthers. Five Panthers were selected to the First Team while three players earned four selections to the Second Team.
  • Football dominates on offense in senior day win, sets two CU records
    November 12, 2016
    The Chapman University football team defeated Occidental College 61-37 Saturday afternoon, scoring 40 points in the first half to solidify a final win on senior day. Senior Ethan Weinstein posted a career-best 306 all-purpose yards in this offensive battle helping set one of two Chapman records on the day.
  • Chapman press conference vs. Oxy
    November 12, 2016
    Chapman post game press conference featuring Ricky Bautista, Eddie Favors III, Ethan Weinstein and Coach Bob Owens.
  • Football to honor seniors before season finale
    November 10, 2016
    The Panthers are facing off against Occidental (1-7 overall and 1-5 in SCIAC) in their final game of the season.
  • Football falls to Claremont in final road game
    November 05, 2016
    The Chapman University football team fell to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 17-6 on Saturday afternoon at Zinda Field. The Panthers (4-4 overall, 3-3 SCIAC) defense was led by junior Eddie Favors who recorded 14 tackles, including six solo and one tackle for loss.
  • Football plays final road game at Claremont
    November 04, 2016
    The Panthers try to make it three wins in a row with an afternoon road game at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
  • Football dominates second half in 27-12 win at Cal Lutheran
    October 29, 2016
    Another dominant defensive effort and big days from junior Jacob Isabel and Joe Mudie led the Chapman University football team to a 27-12 road win at Cal Lutheran. The defense allowed less than 300 yards for the second game in a row and the Panthers (4-3, 3-2 SCIAC) moved above .500 for the first time this season.
  • Football searching for second win in a row at Cal Lutheran
    October 28, 2016
    Chapman heads back out on the road for an afternoon matchup with Cal Lutheran on Saturday. The Panthers have won the last three meetings between the two programs and both teams sit at 3-3 overall.
  • Dominant defensive effort earns Wadors SCIAC weekly honors
    October 24, 2016
    Senior Ben Wadors earned SCIAC Athlete of the Week honors after leading the Chapman University football team to a dominant performance against La Verne and a 30-7 win. Wadors set career-highs with four tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks.
  • Defense denies Leopards in 30-7 home win
    October 22, 2016
    The Chapman University football team shut down a high-powered La Verne offense to capture a 30-7 win on Saturday. The Panthers (3-3, 2-2 SCIAC) limited La Verne to just 282 yards of offense and forced a pair of turnovers.
  • Football returns home to take on La Verne
    October 21, 2016
    The Chapman University football team is back home this week for a SCIAC matchup with La Verne on Saturday at 7 p.m. Both teams come into the game with a 1-2 SCIAC record.
  • Football faces another road test at Redlands
    October 15, 2016
    Chapman football heads to first-place Redlands as both teams reach the midpoint of the SCIAC schedule. The Bulldogs hold a distinct advantage in the all-time series but the Panthers have won the last two meetings, including a title-clinching win in their last trip to Redlands.
  • Football falters at Redlands
    October 15, 2016
    A close game broke open late in the third quarter as the Chapman University football team fell 31-13 at Redlands on Saturday. Junior Joe Mudie ran for over 100 yards for the second time this season while senior Devin Ray led the defense with 12 tackles.
  • Football continues SCIAC schedule at Whittier
    October 08, 2016
    The Chapman University Panthers (1-2) are facing off against the Whittier Poets (0-3). Both teams are coming off their first loss in SCIAC play, with Chapman losing to Pomona-Pitzer 35-7 and Whittier losing to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 45-13.
  • Big second half boosts football to big win at Whittier
    October 08, 2016
    After trailing 7-6 at halftime, the Chapman University football team scored 28 points in the second half to take a commanding 34-10 win at Whittier. Two Panther receivers went for over 100 yards and junior Ricky Bautista had 318 yards of total offense in the Panthers’ win.
  • Costly turnovers spoil Homecoming
    October 01, 2016
    The Chapman University football team fell 35-7 to visiting Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday. Five turnovers proved to be too much of an obstacle to overcome for the Panthers (1-2, 0-1 SCIAC).
  • Football hosts Pomona-Pitzer on Homecoming and Inauguration Weekend
    September 30, 2016
    The Chapman University Football team is coming off a big 19-17 win against Trinity University and is set to take on Pomona-Pitzer (1-1) in the annual Homecoming game as well as the SCIAC-opener for both squads.
  • Ray named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    September 26, 2016
    Senior Devin Ray anchored a stout Panther defense in a 19-17 win against Trinity to earn SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the first time in his career.
  • Football holds off Trinity for home-opening win
    September 24, 2016
    A last second field goal sailed wide of the goal posts and the Chapman University football team held on for a 19-17 victory over visiting Trinity in Saturday’s home-opener. The Panthers (1-1) picked up their first win of the season on the strength of a stingy defense and a 300-plus yard game through the air.
  • Football takes on Trinity in home-opener
    September 23, 2016
    Chapman University is facing off against Trinity University for the first time in school history. The Panthers will be looking for their first win of the season in their home-opener.
  • Football falls at Linfield in 2016 opener
    September 10, 2016
    The Chapman University football team suffered a 48-14 loss at Linfield in the opening game of 2016 on Saturday. Newcomer Jacob Isabel showed his explosiveness early on and junior Ethan Weinstein had over 100 receiving yards.
  • Chapman football heads back to Linfield to open 2016
    September 09, 2016
    The Chapman University football team and Linfield open the season with each other for the third year in a row. The Panthers look to reload after its 2015 season, beginning with the trip to the Pacific Northwest.