Statesmen keep Centennial Cup with 51-12 win at Rochester

The Hobart College football team retained the Centennial Cup with a dominating 51-12 win at the University of Rochester today. First-year running back Dakota Harvey led the Statesmen with a season-high 207 yards rushing and three touchdowns. It’s the seventh consecutive time Hobart has won the annual rivalry game against the Yellowjackets and the 10th time in the 11-year history... more

Hobart caps regular season with Centennial Cup game

The Hobart College football team will renew its oldest rivalry to close out the regular season, traveling to the University of Rochester on Saturday, Nov. 11, for the annual Centennial Cup game. Kickoff at Fauver Stadium is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on WEOS-FM (89.5/90.3). The game marks the 110th gridiron meeting between Hobart and... more

Hobart throttles St. Lawrence on Senior Day at Boswell

The Hobart College football team celebrated its senior class with a 34-7 win over St. Lawrence University on Boswell Field today. Senior wide receiver Brandon Shed caught three passes for a game-high 121 yards, breaking the Hobart career record for receiving yards. Shed broke Dan Suozzi’s record of 2,843 yards with his first catch of the game. The 36-yard reception... more

Liberty League, Buffalo State reach agreement on football membership

Commissioner Tracy King announced that the Liberty League has reached an agreement with Buffalo State College to join the league as an associate member in football beginning with the 2019 football season. Buffalo State will become the Liberty League’s seventh football member, assuring that the league will retain its automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Football Championship. “I am... more

Strong 2nd half carries Hobart to victory at Hartwick

The Hobart College football team dominated both sides of the ball during the second half of a 49-27 non-conference win at Hartwick College this afternoon. The Statesmen improve to 5-2 overall, while the Hawks fall to 3-4. Hobart carried a 21-20 lead into halftime, despite being outgained 305-199. After the break, the Statesmen offense tacked on four touchdowns and the... more

Hobart Statesmen host Engineers in game to benefit Happiness House

The Hobart College football team will host Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at noon on Saturday. The eighth annual Tackles and Touchdowns for Happiness House game will kick off at Boswell Field at noon. Proceeds from the football team’s fundraiser support Happiness House, which provides educational and health services to children and adults with and without special needs. Next week, members of... more

Hobart rolls past Rensselaer on Saturday in Geneva

The Hobart defense had three takeaways and pitched its first shutout since Sept. 1, 2012, as the Statesmen earned a 30-0 triumph over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Liberty League football action at Boswell Field this afternoon. Hobart only allowed the Engineers to reach the red zone twice and both times the visitors came away empty handed. Senior defensive tackle Zackary... more

Hobart heads to Ithaca for league opener

The Hobart College football team opens Liberty League play on Saturday, Sept. 30 at conference newcomer Ithaca College. Kickoff at Butterfield Stadium is scheduled for 1 p.m. The Statesmen (3-1, 0-0) have won three in a row entering the showdown with the Bombers. Hobart is coming off a 34-17 win over Endicott last week. Senior quarterback Shane Sweeney enters the... more

Ithaca edges Hobart, 24-21

Senior quarterback Shane Sweeney broke the Hobart College career passing yards and career passing touchdowns records today, but Ithaca College scored a late touchdown to eke out a 24-21 Liberty League win at Butterfield Stadium this afternoon. Sweeney was 19-of-35 passing for 242 yards, including a 29-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Brandon Shed that gave Hobart a 21-17... more

Panther alum Sweeney is new Hobart career completion leader as Statesmen roll at Boswell

On Saturday afternoon, Geneva High School graduate Shane Sweeney became the Hobart Statesmen’s all-time leader in passing completions during the first half of Hobart’s game against Endicott College at Boswell Field. Sweeney also threw for one TD pass as the Statesmen opened up a 10-0 lead in the second quarter. Sweeney and a stout defense led the Statesmen to a... more

Statesmen rush to Homecoming victory

The Hobart College football team rushed for 368 yards and seven touchdowns on the way to a 56-30 victory over Shenandoah University on Homecoming and Family Weekend. The Statesmen ground game dominated the second half, running for 310 yards. Senior running back Joe Letizia ran for a career-high 162 yards and two touchdowns for Hobart (2-1). First-year Dakota Harvey added... more

Defense cages Fisher to lead Hobart to victory

The Hobart College football team bounced back in a major way Saturday as they defeated St. John Fisher 31-3 on Boswell Field. The Statesmen evened their record at 1-1 while the Cardinals fall to 0-2. Hobart senior quarterback Shane Sweeney, completed 22-of-31 passes for 256 yards and three touchdowns, but it was the Statesmen defense that turned heads today. After... more

Late surge pushes Brockport past Hobart

Through three quarters, the No. 14 Hobart College football team stood even with the visiting College at Brockport, but the Golden Eagles scored the only two touchdowns of the fourth quarter to notch a 34-20 victory on Boswell Field. The Statesmen (0-1) had 335 yards of offense, mostly through the air. Senior quarterback Shane Sweeney was 23-of-44 passing for 256... more

Empire 8, Liberty League create ‘New York State Bowl Game’

The Empire 8 Athletic Conference and the Liberty League Athletic Conference are proud to announce that they are partnering for a postseason football game between member institutions. The Inaugural New York State Bowl Game will involve the top team from each conference that is not selected for the NCAA Division III championship tournament. On an annual basis, the top Liberty... more

A wild ride: Recent graduates helped bring Hobart College rowing program to the next level

There is a group of Hobart College athletes who compete against some of the biggest schools in the country — and these Statesmen don’t play on Boswell Field. Instead, they train on Seneca Lake, competing in bodies of water across the country. The Statesmen’s rowing team wrapped up a successful 2017 season recently. While doing so, the Class of 2017... more

Bryant slips past Hobart in NEC title game

Second-seeded Bryant University slipped past top-seeded Hobart College 5-4 to win the Northeast Conference Championship on Boswell Field this afternoon. The Bulldogs got 10 saves, including three in the fourth quarter, from tournament MVP junior goalie James Werner. The Statesmen (9-7) had a 34-24 edge in shots, a 9-4 advantage on faceoffs, and committed two fewer turnovers (15-17). Bryant (10-7)... more
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