2019 Football News

  • Rashawn Settles Named MASCAC Defensive Rookie of The Year
    November 21, 2019
    Westfield State University freshman linebacker Rashawn Settles (Lowell, Mass.) was named the 2019 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference defensive rookie of the year.
  • Football Falls to UMD, 19-13 in Senior Day Finale
    November 16, 2019
    UMass-Dartmouth quarterback Jacob Francis rushed for 118 yards, rushed for one TD and threw another to lead the Corsairs to a hard-fought, 19-13, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference win over Westfield State University at Alumni Field on Saturday afternoon.
  • Leesandro Colon Named MASCAC Rookie of the Week
    November 12, 2019
    Westfield State University freshman running back Leesandro Colon (Holyoke, Mass.) was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference football rookie of the week, as sponsored by GEICO, for his performance in the Owls’ game against Worcester State on Saturday, November 9.
  • Holyoke Natives Peltier, Colon, Dumoulin Lead Westfield Past Worcester, 38-15
    November 09, 2019
    Westfield State senior quarterback Andrew Peltier (Holyoke, Mass.) threw for two TD’s and ran for two more, and freshman running back Leesandro Colon (Holyoke, Mass.) ran for 194 yards and a TD as the Owls topped Worcester State, 38-15 at Alumni Field on Saturday afternoon.
  • Season's Change: Owls' Seniors Selflessly Switch Roles
    November 04, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – ‘Why did the football coach go to the corner store?’ goes the old joke. ‘To get his quarterback.’
  • Westfield State's Connor Flanagan Plays Monumental Role in Owls Football Program
    November 01, 2019
    If you’ve ever been to a Westfield State football game, you have probably noticed five-foot-two junior Connor Flanagan, amongst the sea of football players behind him.
  • Colon Named MASCAC Rookie of the Week
    October 28, 2019
    Westfield State freshman running back Leesandro Colon (Holyoke, Mass.) was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference rookie of the week, as sponsored by Geico.
  • Owls Football Clips Falcons, 26-7
    October 26, 2019
    Freshman running back Leesando Colon erupted for 132 rushing yards and two td’s and junior safety Alijah Ellis came up with a pair of interceptions to lead Westfield State football to its first win of the season, 26-7 over Fitchburg State at Elliot Field on Saturday to spoil the Falcons’ homecoming game.
  • West Conn Tops Owls in High-Scoring Affair
    October 19, 2019
    Senior running back Shaquille Adjei ran for 67 yards and a touchdown, and Kevin Faughnan caught a 34-yard touchdown pass to lead Westfield State’s efforts, as the Owls lost a high-scoring affair to Western Connecticut, 62-28, in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference football at the Westside Athletic Complex in Danbury, Conn. on Saturday.
  • Football Falls to Plymouth State
    October 12, 2019
    Plymouth State got 100-yard rushing days from David Hamilton (West Deptford, NJ)  and Nick Lancia (Bedford, N.Y.) as the Panthers ground out a 38-13 win over Westfield State University at Alumni Field on Saturday afternoon.
  • Buccaneers Plunder Westfield Homecoming, 31-7
    September 28, 2019
    Mass Maritime Academy quarterback Matt Long ran for three short touchdowns to lead the Buccaneers to a 31-7 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference football victory over Westfield State University on Saturday at Alumni Field.
  • Athletic Department Announces Changes for Men's and Women's Soccer, Field Hockey Schedules and Fall Sport Practices
    September 27, 2019
    Westfield State University has announced it will not hold outdoor activities from dusk til dawn, corresponding with the rise of the mosquito-borne eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus threat level having risen to “high” in the City of Westfield.
  • HOMECOMING PREVIEW: Owls Come Home to Face Mass Maritime
    September 25, 2019
    Westfield State football comes home to face Massachusetts Maritime Academy in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference game at homecoming on Saturday, September 28 with a 2:00 p.m. kickoff at Alumni Field, after completing a brutal stretch to open the season that featured two NCAA playoff teams and a perennial national powerhouse.
  • Framingham Tops Football, 48-21
    September 21, 2019
    Framingham, Mass. – Westfield State’s Cam Callagher (Uxbridge, Mass.) caught six passes for 102 yards and a pair of TD’s, but the Owls fell to defending conference champ Framingham State 48-21 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) opener for both schools at Bowditch Field this afternoon.
  • WNE Keeps Presidents' Cup With 56-35 Shootout Win Over Owls
    September 13, 2019
    Western New England’s Steven Fedorchak (Guilderland, NY) caught nine passes for school records of 319 yards and five touchdowns as the Golden Bears retained the Presidents’ Cup in a 56-35 shootout win over Westfield State at Alumni Field on Friday night.
  • Owls Football Hosts Presidents' Cup Game In Home Opener
    September 12, 2019
    Westfield State football hosts Western New England University in the annual “Presidents’ Cup” rivalry game at Alumni Field on Friday evening, Sept. 13, 2019, in a game that doubles as the Owls’ home opener.
  • "Gridiron Gathering" Set For Sept. 28
    September 09, 2019
    Westfield State football alumni are invited to join in the "Gridiron Gathering" on Sept. 28 in conjunction with the Owls' homecoming game, hosted by alumni Curt Guenther '93 and Steve Wall '91.
  • Football Falls at Union In Season-Opener
    September 07, 2019
    Union (NY) College’s quarterbacks completed all 22 of their passing attempts, including four touchdown passes as the Dutchmen downed Westfield State, 42-7 in the season opener for both teams in Schenectady, N.Y. on Saturday afternoon.
  • MASCAC Coaches Pick Football Sixth In Preseason Poll
    September 04, 2019
    Westfield State Owls football has been picked to finish sixth in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference in the league’s preseason coaches’ poll.
  • Westfield State Football Participates in NEFW Virtual Media Day
    August 26, 2019
    Westfield State football is featured as part of the New England Football Writers' virtual media day.