2019-20 Football News

  • Ragas selected as SCIAC Special Team Player of the Week
    November 11, 2019
    Junior Nico Ragas made Chapman history on Saturday and has been named the SCIAC Special Teams Player of the Week. Ragas scored both of Chapman’s touchdowns in the second half – the last one on a kick return.
  • SCIAC title within reach for No. 15 Chapman football
    November 09, 2019
    The Chapman University football team looks to lock down a conference title as it welcomes Claremont-Mudd-Scripps to Chapman Stadium for the final regular season home game of 2019.
  • Football sends off seniors with SCIAC-clinching win
    November 09, 2019
    For the second time in three years, the Chapman University football team is headed to the postseason. The Panthers (8-0, 6-0 SCIAC) cruised to a 41-17 win over visiting Claremont-Mudd-Scripps to claim at least a share of the SCIAC title and the conference’s automatic qualification in the NCAA Division III Football Championship.
  • Parkin earns d3football.com Team of the Week honors
    November 05, 2019
    Senior Nathan Parkin became the third Panther to earn d3football.com Division III Team of the Week honors after helping the Chapman University football team to a crucial 26-21 victory over Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday evening.
  • Parkin picks off three passes, earns SCIAC award
    November 04, 2019
    Senior Nathan Parkin tallied three interceptions in a crucial 26-21 victory over Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday night, earning SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week.
  • Reyes repeats as SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week
    November 04, 2019
    For the second consecutive week, freshman Marcos Reyes has been selected as the SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week. Reyes had another big game, including scoring the game-winning TD.
  • Parkin's three picks key 26-21 win over Pomona-Pitzer
    November 02, 2019
    Senior Nathan Parkin  grabbed three interceptions and the Chapman University football team stayed undefeated with a 26-21 victory at Pomona-Pitzer. The Panther continued the best start in program history, moving to 7-0 and 5-0 in the SCIAC.
  • No. 16 Chapman takes perfect record to Pomona-Pitzer
    October 31, 2019
    The Chapman University football team takes its perfect record on the road to Pomona-Pitzer as it tries to close in on a conference title. The undefeated Panthers play their second conference road game at one-loss Pomona-Pitzer.
  • Spriggs nominated for Comeback Player of the Year
    October 29, 2019
    Chapman University senior Hunter Spriggs has been announced as one of 30 nominees nationwide for the Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year. Spriggs returned to the field on Oct. 19 at Occidental after a two-year battle with leukemia.
  • Reyes tabbed for offensive honor
    October 28, 2019
    After 149 total yards and three scores, freshman Marcos Reyes earned his first career SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week selection. His effort helped the 16th-ranked Chapman University football team to a 44-6 lopsided win over Cal Lutheran.
  • Dominant defense downs Cal Lutheran
    October 26, 2019
    Another dominant effort on the defensive end led to another lopsided victory for the Chapman University football team. The Panthers rolled to a 44-6 win over visiting Cal Lutheran to become the first team in Chapman’s history to start a season 6-0.
  • Football stays undefeated with 56-23 win at Oxy
    October 19, 2019
    The No. 19 Chapman University football team rolled to a 56-23 win over Occidental on Saturday. The Panthers went for over 300 yards on the ground while holding Occidental to negative rushing yards.
  • Keefe earns second D3football.com Team of the Week honor
    October 15, 2019
    Junior linebacker Dillon Keefe is making more of a name for himself in his third season, earning his second D3football.com Team of the Week honor after helping the Chapman University football team stay undefeated with a crucial 21-18 victory over Redlands on Saturday night.
  • Keefe earns second consecutive SCIAC award
    October 14, 2019
    Junior Dillon Keefe helped the Chapman University football team topple No. 15 Redlands 21-18 this past Saturday, earning his second consecutive and third SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week.
  • Football takes down No.15 Redlands to stay undefeated
    October 12, 2019
    Two nationally-ranked teams in the last month have entered Chapman Stadium and both came away with a loss. The Chapman University football team stayed undefeated with a 21-18 win over No. 15 Redlands on Saturday.
  • Undefeated teams clash when football hosts Redlands
    October 10, 2019
    Chapman takes on Redlands in a SCIAC matchup of undefeated teams on Saturday. The Panthers come into the game 3-0 while the Bulldogs will travel to Orange to put their 4-0 record on the line.
  • Keefe hauls in second SCIAC weekly honor
    October 07, 2019
    Junior Dillon Keefe was recognized as the SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week for the second time this season, the conference announced on Monday.
  • Football runs over Whittier for SCIAC-opening win
    October 05, 2019
    The Chapman University football team opened its SCIAC schedule with a dominant 36-6 win over visiting Whittier on Homecoming night at Chapman. Freshman Marcos Reyes ran for three touchdowns and the defense held the Poets scoreless in the second half.
  • Football takes on Whittier for Homecoming
    October 03, 2019
    Chapman football starts the SCIAC schedule with a Homecoming matchup against visiting Whittier College on Saturday at 7 p.m.
  • Kjos tallies three sacks, earns D3football.com Team of the Week
    September 24, 2019
    For the second time in three weeks, a member of the Chapman University football team earned D3football.com Team of the Week honors. Senior defensive tackle Noah Kjos made his way on the national list after helping the Panthers to a 37-30 victory over No. 10 Whitworth this past weekend.
  • Tapia breaks school record, earns SCIAC Specialist of the Week
    September 23, 2019
    Freshman Owen Tapia helped lead the Chapman University football team to a huge win over No. 10 Whitworth University on Saturday evening, earning the SCIAC Specialist of the Week.
  • Football topples No. 10 Whitworth
    September 21, 2019
    For the first time in program history, the Chapman University football team took down a ranked team. The Panthers (2-0) defended their home stadium and defeated No. 10 Redlands 37-30.
  • Football opens homestand with No. 10 Whitworth
    September 18, 2019
    Chapman football takes on No. 10 Whitworth in the 2019 home-opener on Saturday at Chapman Stadium.
  • Keefe named to D3football.com Team of the Week
    September 10, 2019
    The awards keep rolling in for junior Dillon Keefe after the Panthers’ opening weekend at Pacific University. The linebacker earned a spot on the D3football.com National Team of the Week after helping Chapman to a 45-14 victory in Forest Grove, Ore.
  • Keefe begins season with SCIAC weekly award
    September 09, 2019
    Junior Dillon Keefe led a stout defensive effort in the opening week win for the Chapman University football team and was selected as the SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week. The junior linebacker was a constant disruption in the backfield and earned his second career weekly honor.
  • Football runs over Pacific in season-opening win
    September 06, 2019
    The freshmen ran wild. The defense forced five turnovers. The Chapman University football team opened its season with a 45-14 road win at Pacific on Friday.
  • Football opens 2019 season on the road at Pacific
    September 05, 2019
    The Chapman football team opens up its 2019 season with a Friday night game on the road at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore. at 7 p.m.