2016 Juniata Football News

  • 10 Juniata Football Players Inducted Into NFF National Honor Society
    April 05, 2017
    IRVING, TEXAS - 10 members of the Juniata football team earned membership to the National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, it was announced today.  The organization recognizes football student-athletes from every division who have maintained a 3.2 cumulative GPA while being a starter in their last year of eligibility.
  • Juniata College Mourns Long Time Football Assistant Coach Steve Hayes
    January 06, 2017
    Longtime Juniata football assistant coach Steve Hayes, who coached at both the high school and college levels, passed away suddenly last Thursday December 29. He was 67.
  • Breault Selected to D3football.com All-South Region Second Team
    December 06, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Senior wide receiver Kirby Breault (Elizabethtown, Pa./Elizabethtown) has been named to the D3football.com All-South Region Second Team. He is the second Juniata player to earn D3football.com All-Region honors and the first since Brendan Felus was named to the First Team in 2013.
  • Breault Named to ECAC Division III South All-Star Team
    December 06, 2016
    DANBURY, CONN.- The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced its Division III South Football All-Star Teams. Senior wide receiver Kirby Breault (Elizabethtown, Pa./Elizabethtown) was one of 12 offensive players named to the First Team.
  • Breault Selected for National Bowl All-Star Game
    December 01, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Senior wideout Kirby Breault (Elizabethtown, Pa./Elizabethtown) will be participating this Sunday in the annual National Bowl, which showcases All-American and All-Conference seniors from around the nation. The game will be held at Daytona Beach Stadium in Daytona Beach, Fla. at 9:30 a.m.
  • Reighard Named CoSIDA Academic All-American
    November 29, 2016
    AUSTIN, Texas- The College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) announced its Academic All-America Division III Football Team on Tuesday. Juniata sophomore defensive back Joel Reighard (Altoona, Pa./Altoona Area HS) was selected to the Second Team and was one of 49 players from all of Division III to be named. He is the first Eagle since both Matt Carver and Patrick Brown were named to the First Team in 2004 and the seventh overall in team history.
  • 10 Football Players Named to Centennial Academic Honor Roll
    November 17, 2016
    LANCASTER, Pa.- The Centennial Conference on Thursday released its Academic Honor Roll for the fall semester. 10 members of the Juniata football team were selected.
  • Breault Named to Centennial Conference First Team; Three Other Eagles Earn Honors
    November 15, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Centennial Conference on Tuesday released its All-Conference Team in football. Senior wide receiver Kirby Breault (Elizabethtown, Pa./Elizabethtown) was the lone Juniata player named to the First Team. He is the first Eagle receiver to be selected to the First Team since Lance Tippett in 2007.
  • Goalpost Game Goes to Susquehanna, 63-34
    November 12, 2016
    SELINSGROVE, Pa.- It was a two-touchdown game in the fourth quarter but host Susquehanna scored three straight times to pull away as the River Hawks upended Juniata 63-34 on Saturday afternoon in the annual Goalpost Game. The Goalpost trophy stays in Selinsgrove for a second straight season.
  • Eagles Aim to Take Back Goalpost at Susquehanna
    November 11, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Juniata and Susquehanna will battle for which team will claim the Goalpost Trophy this Saturday as the two schools face each other in Selinsgrove. Kickoff from Amos Alonzo Stagg Field will be at 1:00 p.m.
  • Moravian Downs Juniata on Senior Day
    November 05, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Visiting Moravian put up 667 yards of total offense with quarterback Mike Hayes passing for 516 yards as the Greyhounds took down Juniata 42-20 on Saturday afternoon at Knox Stadium. The loss drops the Eagles to 4-5 overall and 3-5 in the Centennial. Moravian ends its three-game winless streak and improves to 5-4 overall and 4-4 in the conference.
  • Eagles Host Moravian on Senior Day
    November 04, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Juniata hosts Moravian in the final regular season home game of the season this Saturday at Knox Stadium. Kickoff will be at 12:00 p.m. Prior to game time, the team will recognize its 26 senior players and four senior cheerleaders.
  • Reighard Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    November 03, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced their 2016 Academic All-District™ Football Teams on Thursday which recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Sophomore defensive back Joel Reighard (Altoona, Pa./Altoona Area HS) was one of four defensive backs in Division III in Pennsylvania to be named to the First Team.
  • McDaniel Holds off Juniata 20-13
    October 29, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. McDaniel’s Bamasa Bailor caught a 10-yard touchdown pass with 4:16 remaining in the fourth quarter as the visiting Green Terror defeated Juniata 20-13 on Saturday afternoon at Knox Stadium. The loss evens Juniata’s record at 4-4 overall and 3-3 in the Centennial while McDaniel improves to 3-5 and 3-4 in the CC.
  • Football Hosts McDaniel for Pink Game
    October 28, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Juniata football will host McDaniel on Saturday for the Eagles’ annual Pink Game. Kickoff from Knox Stadium is set for 1:00 p.m.
  • Pink Game to Be Held This Saturday
    October 26, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, PA- This Saturday, Juniata football hosts its Pink Game against McDaniel. Raffle tickets will be sold with a chance to win a variety of prizes.
  • Eagles Fall to Mules 56-17
    October 22, 2016
    ALLENTOWN, Pa.- Juniata took a 10-0 lead in the first quarter but host Muhlenberg was unfazed as the Mules scored 35 unanswered points in the first half on their way to a 56-17 win on Saturday afternoon at a cold and brisk Scotty Wood Stadium. The loss drops the Eagles to 4-3 overall and and 3-3 in the Centennial Conference while Muhlenberg improves to 6-1 overall and 5-1 in the Centennial.
  • Eagles Travel to Allentown to Take on Muhlenberg
    October 21, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Fresh off their win over Ursinus last Saturday, Juniata travels to Allentown to play Muhlenberg in a Centennial Conference battle. Kickoff from Scotty Wood Stadium will be at 1:05 p.m.
  • Martell Selected as EFN Offensive Lineman of the Week; Three Eagles Named Honorable Mention
    October 20, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Eastern Football Network (EFN) released its Players of the Week on Thursday. Senior offensive lineman Kyle Martell (West Decatur, Pa./Phillipsburg-Osceola) was selected as the Offensive Lineman of the Week while three other Eagles earned Honorable Mention recognition.
  • Diviney Named to D3football.com Team of the Week
    October 18, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Senior linebacker Jake Diviney (Altoona, Pa/Altoona Area HS) has been selected to the D3football.com Team of the Week, it was announced earlier today. This is his first weekly honor this season.
  • Big Second Half Lifts Eagles to 38-27 Victory Over Ursinus
    October 15, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Trailing 24-7 late in the second quarter, the Juniata football team stared at what could have been its third loss of the season. Instead, the Eagles came back in a big way with a huge second half on their way to a 38-27 victory over Ursinus on Saturday afternoon at Knox Stadium.
  • Juniata Hosts Ursinus on Saturday
    October 14, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Coming off a bye last Saturday, the Juniata football team returns to action to start the second half of its season this Saturday as the Eagles host Ursinus College. Kickoff from Knox Stadium will be at 12:00 p.m.
  • Johns Hopkins Too Much for Juniata As It Wins 52-17
    October 01, 2016
    BALTIMORE, Md.- Juniata trailed Johns Hopkins 14-10 early in the second quarter but the Blue Jays would drop 31 points in that period on its way to a 52-17 win at Homewood Field on Saturday. The loss drops the Eagles to 3-2 overall and 2-2 in the Centennial Conference while Johns Hopkins is 5-0 and 4-0 in the conference.
  • Football Travels To Baltimore For Clash with #8/9 Johns Hopkins
    September 30, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Coming off its first loss of the season last week, the Juniata football team regroups and hopes to enter its bye week on a positive note as the Eagles face #8/9 Johns Hopkins this Saturday. Kickoff from Homewood Stadium is set for 12:00 p.m.
  • Eagles Grounded by F&M 45-22 On Homecoming
    September 24, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Looking for its first 4-0 start since 2002, the Juniata football team needed to defeat Franklin and Marshall to remain perfect. The Diplomats, however, had other plans as it defeated the Eagles 45-22 on Saturday afternoon at a packed Knox Stadium. The loss drops JC to 3-1 overall and 2-1 in the Centennial while the Diplomats are also 3-1 and 2-1 in the conference.
  • Franklin and Marshall Comes to Huntingdon For Homecoming
    September 23, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata football team looks to remain unbeaten this season as it takes on Franklin and Marshall this Saturday at Knox Stadium on Homecoming Weekend. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m.
  • Reighard Selected to D3football.com Team of the Week
    September 20, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- For the second time this season, Juniata defensive back Joel Reighard (Altoona, Pa./Altoona Area) has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.
  • Vidovic Named Centennial Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week
    September 18, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Following a career performance yesterday against Gettysburg, Juniata sophomore running back David Vidovic (Hohenfels, Germany/Hohenfels) was named the Centennial Conference Player of the Week. He shares the honor with Muhlenberg quarterback Nick Palladino.
  • Vidovic’s Three TDs Powers Juniata Past Gettysburg 41-35
    September 17, 2016
    GETTYSBURG, Pa.- Sophomore running back David Vidovic (Hohenfels, Germany/Hohenfels) ran for a career-high 172 yards and three touchdowns as Juniata football held off Gettysburg 41-35 on Saturday afternoon at Shirk Field. It the Eagles’ first win on the Bullets’ home field since 1979. JC improves to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the Centennial Conference for the first time since 2013. Gettysburg falls to 1-2 and 1-1 in the Centennial.
  • Football Looks to Stay Unbeaten at Gettysburg
    September 16, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata football team heads to Gettysburg on Saturday to face the Bullets in a Centennial Conference matchup. Kickoff from Shirk Field at Musselman Stadium will be at 1:00 p.m.
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