2008-09 Football News

  • Friedman, Tropea Second-Team All-North Region Honorees
    December 12, 2008
    Kevin Friedman and Storm Tropea of The College of Wooster were selected to the All-North Region Team, both receiving second-team accolades from D3football.com.
  • Fourteen Honored on All-NCAC Team, Including Five First-Teamers; Schmitz Coach of the Year
    November 24, 2008
    After coming in second in the North Coast Athletic Conference – its highest finish since the 2004 championship season – Wooster was awarded with 14 of its players being named to the All-NCAC Team.
  • Wooster Finishes Second in NCAC After Dispatching Wittenberg 27-6
    November 15, 2008
    Austin Holter ran for three touchdowns and passed for another and The College of Wooster’s defense intercepted four passes, as the Fighting Scots beat rival Wittenberg University to a tune of 27-6.
  • Sheppard Scores Three Touchdowns in 27-7 Victory at Oberlin
    November 08, 2008
    Dustin Sheppard scored three of The College of Wooster’s four touchdowns Saturday, giving him 34 for his career and leading the Fighting Scots to a 27-7 road win over Oberlin College.
  • Albani, Drake Selected Academic All-District
    November 06, 2008
    Junior Bryan Albani and sophomore Luke Drake of theWooster football team were named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Second Team.
  • Scots' Ground Game Puts Away Allegheny in Fourth Quarter
    November 01, 2008
    In a game that featured several long plays, it was two clock-consuming drives by Wooster that spelled the difference, as the Fighting Scots scored two touchdowns during the fourth quarter to break a 21-21 tie and prevail 35-21 over visiting Allegheny College.
  • Turnovers Costly for Wooster in 45-24 Setback at Wabash
    October 25, 2008
    Wooster moved the ball inside Wabash College territory with a chance to pull within one touchdown just under the five-minute mark of the fourth quarter, but the Little Giants’ Derrin Slack picked off a pass that had been tipped by a Fighting Scot receiver and returned it 78 yards for a touchdown and a 45-24 lead, which turned out to be the final score.
  • Fighting Scots Put On Show for Homecoming Game, Overhwhelm Wash. U. 38-13
    October 18, 2008
    Austin Holter passed for a career-high 327 yards, which also marked the fourth-most in team history, and as a whole, The College of Wooster was clicking on all cylinders as it celebrated Homecoming by thumping Washington University-St. Louis 38-13.
  • Two Case Touchdowns Late in First Half Lead to 28-7 Setback for Scots
    October 11, 2008
    The College of Wooster held nationally-ranked Case Western Reserve University to a season-low 28 points, but it was not enough as the Fighting Scots fell 28-7 in the northeast Ohio schools’ annual match-up.
  • Wooster Edges Earlham 16-14 on Deflected Field Goal
    October 04, 2008
    Dan Grangaard made a 17-yard field goal, which was deflected by an Earlham College player before making it through the uprights, with 1:58 to play, lifting The College of Wooster to a 16-14 win over the visiting Quakers.
  • Holter's Third Quarter Sparks Scots to 21-10 Win at Denison
    September 27, 2008
    The College of Wooster scored two touchdowns in the third quarter, turning a 10-7 halftime deficit into an 11-point lead, and made a couple of defensive stands during the fourth as the Fighting Scots spoiled Denison University’s “Big Red Weekend” with a 21-10 win.
  • Scots Gut Out 20-2 Win, Behind Another Stellar Defensive Effort
    September 20, 2008
    The College of Wooster’s defense produced six takeaways, the last two of which resulted in fourth-quarter touchdowns, as the Fighting Scots finally pulled away from Ohio Wesleyan University for a 20-2 victory in the teams’ North Coast Athletic Conference opener.
  • Defense, Holter Shine in 27-6 Season-Opening Win
    September 06, 2008
    The College of Wooster’s defense intercepted five passes, including two by Pat Zimmerman, and limited Waynesburg University’s preseason All-American running back Robert Heller, last year’s leading rusher in NCAA Div. III (197.8 ypg), to a career-low 104 yards, as the Fighting Scots won the teams’ season opener at Waynesburg, Pa., rather handily, 27-6.