Deeb recognized as All-American punterAn 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 TeamAfter 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 recognitionThe 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 recordsThe 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.
Football falls to Claremont in final road gameThe 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 dominates second half in 27-12 win at Cal LutheranAnother 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.
Dominant defensive effort earns Wadors SCIAC weekly honorsSenior 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 winThe 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 VerneThe 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 RedlandsChapman 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 RedlandsA 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 WhittierThe 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 WhittierAfter 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 HomecomingThe 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).
Ray named SCIAC Athlete of the WeekSenior 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 winA 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-openerChapman 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 openerThe 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 2016The 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.
Fall 2016 sports schedules announcedAll six schedules for the 2016 fall sports season are now online with the first contest a little over 2 months away. Football, women’s volleyball, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, men’s water polo and men’s & women’s cross country schedules can be found on their respective sports schedules.
Five Panthers land on All-SCIAC teamsThe Chapman University football team placed five seniors on All-SCIAC teams, the conference office announced on Monday. Jeremiah McKibbins, Sean Myers and Alex Rorie all earned a spot on the First Team while Hunter Peterson and Drew DeMarco earned Second Team honors.
Football dominates Senior Day over WhittierAn emotional Senior Day brought on the most decisive victory of the season for the Chapman University football team. The Panthers (4-5, 4-3 SCIAC) ran up a comfortable lead early and cruised to a 63-15 win over visiting Whittier.
Afternoon tilt with Whittier closes out football seasonChapman will honor 25 seniors prior to kickoff on Saturday as the Panthers close out the 2015 season with Whittier. Chapman is looking to finish the season on a high note, going for its second win in a row and third in the last four games.
Panthers force four turnovers to key win over RedlandsFour forced turnovers turned into 13 crucial points as the Chapman University football team defeated the visiting Redlands Bulldogs 27-13 to move back to .500 in the SCIAC. Back in front of its home crowd, the Chapman defense turned in a solid performance to lead the Panthers (3-5, 3-3 SCIAC) to the victory.
Larkin earns Academic All-District honorsChapman University junior Conner Larkin earned Academic All-District honors from College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday, Nov. 5. With Larkin's nod on the football Academic All-District team, he becomes the second Chapman student-athlete to earn the award.
Parking information for Saturday's football gameFans for Saturday’s football game are encouraged to arrive early and be aware that parking will be limited. Chapman University’s annual American Celebration will also take place on Saturday night.
Football drops battle of big plays at La VerneIn a game that featured big play after big play, the Chapman University football team was unable to complete a comeback in a 49-42 loss at La Verne. Senior running back Jeremiah McKibbins made more history with a huge first half.
Football faces final road test at first place La VerneThe Panthers own the slight advantage in the all-time matchup with an 11-10 record against La Verne. Chapman has won the last four matchups with the Leopards. La Verne’s last win in the series came with a 30-21 victory over Chapman at home in 2010.
McKibbins Honored As SCIAC Male Athlete of the WeekSenior Jeremiah McKibbins’ record-breaking game has earned Chapman’s star running back SCIAC Athlete of the Week honors. McKibbins continued to rewrite the Chapman record book on Saturday with the biggest game of his career and led the panthers to a 49-21 win.
McKibbins breaks more records as Panthers take down Cal LuSenior Jeremiah McKibbins added more records to his already impressive resume and the Chapman University football team added a much-needed win to its record. The Panthers (2-4, 2-2 SCIAC) had a breakout kind of night with a big 49-21 win over visiting Cal Lutheran on Saturday.
Football returns home to take on Cal LutheranAfter spending the last two weeks on the road, Chapman football is looking to get back on the winning track as it returns home to face Cal Lutheran. The Panthers will play three of their final four games this season at home.
Football suffers last minute loss at OxyIt wasn’t until the final minute that the Chapman University football team fell behind. After Chapman (1-4, 1-2 SCIAC) led for the majority of the game, Occidental scored the final 22 points of the game to come away with the 35-27 win.