2017 News

November 18, 2017
Tigers Fall to Bobcats in First Round of NCAA Postseason Play
On a sloppy November day, the Tigers fell to the Bobcats of Frostburg State 35-7.

November 17, 2017
Ferko Named NCAC Defensive Player of the Year
Ferko won the award after putting together a campaign that featured 48 stops and 9.5 sacks. Ferko also recorded 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, an interception and a defensive touchdown.

November 12, 2017
#9/#12 Wittenberg Set to Host #15 Frostburg State in First Round of NCAA Playoffs
#9/#12 Wittenberg will play host to Frostburg State in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Football Championship. Frostburg State (9-1) will travel to Springfield for a noon kickoff at Edwards-Maurer Field on November 18 to take on the 10-0 Tigers.

November 11, 2017
Wittenberg Football Wins NCAC; Completes 10-0 Season
For the seventh time in the last nine seasons, the Wittenberg Tigers football program has won the NCAC. Wittenberg disposed of Wooster 47-21 on Saturday afternoon, completing the regular season with a perfect 10-0 record.

November 6, 2017
Jake Kennedy Collects NCAC Player of the Week Honors
Jake Kennedy scored through the air and on the ground on Saturday to push Wittenberg past Ohio Wesleyan.

November 4, 2017
Tigers Secure NCAC Title in Fincham's 200th Win as Head Coach
#9/#12 Wittenberg defeated Ohio Wesleyan 42-23 on Saturday, as the game served as the 200th victory for head coach Joe Fincahm.

October 30, 2017
Ferko Named NCAC Defensive Player of the Week
Chandler Ferko recorded 10 total tackles, including three sacks in the Tigers win over Wabash last Saturday.

October 28, 2017
#9/#13 Wittenberg Moves to 8-0 with 21-14 Win Over Wabash
Wittenberg now leads the NCAC series 10-9, with nine of the last 19 games having now been decided by seven points or fewer.

October 21, 2017
#9/#13 Wittenberg Remains Unbeaten with 52-6 Drubbing of #25 DePauw
The 52-6 win against the recently #25 ranked DePauw Tigers stands as the Tigers most lopsided victory against a ranked opponent since the 2006 46-0 shutout of Washington University in 2009.

October 14, 2017
Wittenberg Football Rushes Past Gators in 49-15 Win
Wittenberg obliterated the Gator defense for 49 points, and 524 yards of total offense, all on 56 plays.

October 7, 2017
Tigers Too Much for Terriers in 59-17 Win
Points were not hard to come by at Henry Field, as the Tigers cruised past the Terriers 59-17. Wittenberg’s 59 points came in three quarters, as the Tigers put up 24 in the first, 14 in the second, and 21 in the third before being blanked in the fourth quarter.

October 3, 2017
Mastin Named NCAC Defensive Player of the Week
After picking off two passes against a Denison team that had not thrown a pick all season, Mastin was honored by the NCAC.

September 30, 2017
#13 Wittenberg Downs Denison 28-12
Wittenberg controlled the momentum on Saturday night, moving to 4-0 with a 28-12 victory over Denison.

September 23, 2017
#14 Wittenberg Holds Kenyon to Negative Rushing Yards in 48-11 Victory
Wittenberg moved to 3-0 with minimal issues from the Lords, as the Tigers wound up on top, 48-11.

September 18, 2017
Ford Named NCAC Defensive Player of the Week
Michael Ford was named NCAC Defensive POTW after showing up in a big way in Wittenberg's 34-0 win over Oberlin.

September 16, 2017
Tigers Pitch Shoutout Against Oberlin on Homecoming
The Tigers 34-0 drubbing of Oberlin gives the team their 19th straight victory

September 2, 2017
#16 Wittenberg Opens Season with 20-14 Win Over Westminster
The Tigers were lead by Thad Snodgrass who hauled in two touchdowns in his first game as a Tiger.

August 3, 2017
NCAC Releases 2017 Football Guide
Wittenberg was picked to finish first in the NCAC in 2017, after a dominant 2016 campaign.

August 3, 2017
Wittenberg Football Slated to Top the NCAC in 2017
The NCAC released it's preseason poll, predicting Wittenberg finishing on top of the conference in 2017.

July 10, 2017
Football Tabbed as #16 in D3football.com Preseason Poll
The Tigers finished the 2016 campaign with an overall record of 10-2, and their 14th NCAC League Title. Wittenberg went on to defeat the #15 Saints of Thomas More in four-overtimes in the opening round of the NCAA Playoffs, before bowing out the following week to #2 Wisconsin-Whitewater.