2016 Football News

  • Brad Bentz From Seminole To Falcon
    March 17, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. - The journey of Fitchburg State Assistant Football Coach Brad Bentz is an interesting one to say the least. From walk-on defensive lineman for the 2013 National Champion Florida State Seminoles, Coach Bentz is now the defensive line coach for the Fitchburg State Falcons football team.
  • Football Earns Worcester All-Area Honors
    December 07, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester Area Football Association has announced the 26th annual Steve "Merc" Morris All-Star Team as selected by the eight sports information directors of Worcester County who sponsor football.
  • Brown-Simpson Earns ECAC DIII North Accolade
    December 06, 2016
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Fitchburg State senior linebacker Malcolm Brown-Simpson was recently selected to the 2016 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) DIII North Football second team as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Football Collects Six All-Conference Awards
    November 16, 2016
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – The Fitchburg State football team named six members to the 2016 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) All-Conference Teams as announced by the league office on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Fitchburg State Drops Season Finale at Plymouth State, 23-6
    November 12, 2016
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Freshman defensive back Prince Gbaley had two interceptions Saturday, one for a 50-yard touchdown return, to lead Plymouth State University past Fitchburg State University, 23-6, in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference football game at Currier Field.
  • Fitchburg State Holds Off UMass Dartmouth, 22-14
    November 05, 2016
    NORTH DARTMOUTH. Mass – The Fitchburg State football team defeated UMass Dartmouth, 22-14 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this afternoon at Cressy Field.
  • Fitzsimmons Selected MASCAC Football Rookie of the Week
    October 30, 2016
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Fitchburg State freshman quarterback Connor Fitzsimmons was recently named Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Football Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference office on Sunday afternoon.
  • Falcons Soar Past Owls, 26-8
    October 29, 2016
    Fitchburg, Mass --- Fitchburg State University’s football team honored 13 seniors during its last contest of the season at Elliot Field, defeating Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) opponent Westfield State 26-8 on senior day Saturday afternoon at Elliot Field.
  • Fitchburg State Collects MASCAC Football Fan Play of the Week
    October 19, 2016
    Fitchburg State, for the first time this season, earned the most votes in the MASCAC Football Fan Play of the Week voting which features four top plays from the weekend's games.
  • Ludwig Selected MASCAC Special Teams Player of the Week
    October 16, 2016
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Senior place kicker/punter Christopher Ludwig was named Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Football Special Teams Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Sunday afternoon.
  • Falcons Notch First Conference Win vs. Western Connecticut, 17-14
    October 15, 2016
    Fitchburg, Mass – The weather was a warm Saturday afternoon, but the defense of the Fitchburg State University football team was piping hot, as the Falcons held Western Connecticut State University to just 96 yards in the second-half to close out a 17-14 Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) victory on Homecoming Weekend at Elliot Field.
  • Worcester State Withstands Fitchburg State, 17-14
    October 08, 2016
    WORCESTER. Mass – Worcester State rallied late in the fourth quarter, defeating Fitchburg State, 17-14 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) football action this afternoon at Coughlin Field in a contest with Sterling Cup implications.
  • Mass. Maritime Pushes Past Fitchburg State, 30-0
    October 01, 2016
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Massachusetts Maritime Academy ran for 209 yards on the ground, en-route to a 30-0 win over Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) football action this afternoon at Elliot Field.
  • Brown Selected MASCAC Football Rookie of the Week
    September 25, 2016
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Freshman receiver Jesse Brown was named Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) football Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference office on Sunday afternoon.
  • Bridgewater State Withstands Fitchburg State, 34-25
    September 23, 2016
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Sophomore quarterback James Antonelli threw for 230 yards and three touchdowns, but the Falcons rally fell just short as Bridgewater State held on for a 34-25 victory in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) football action at Swenson Field this evening.
  • Framingham State Nips Fitchburg State, 14-0
    September 16, 2016
    FITCHBURG, Mass.. – The Fitchburg State football team opened conference play this evening, dropping a tough 14-0 decision to the Rams of Framingham State at Elliot Field.
  • Fitchburg State Withstands Becker, 27-20
    September 02, 2016
    LEICESTER, Mass. – The Fitchburg State football team defeated the Hawks of Becker College, 27-20 as the Falcons opened their 2016 campaign this evening in non-conference action at Alumni Field.
  • ECFC, MASCAC, NEFC/CCC AND NEWMAC TEAM UP TO PRESENT INAUGURAL NEW ENGLAND BOWL FOOTBALL GAME
    August 30, 2016
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC), the New England Football Conference (NEFC)/Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) and the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) will be teaming up to present the Inaugural New England Bowl on Saturday, November 19, 2016, the commissioners of the four conferences announced today.