2017 Walsh Football News

  • Cavalier 11 Named to G-MAC All-Conference Team
    November 16, 2017
    The Great Midwest Athletic Conference released its All-Conference Honors for football and 10 Cavaliers have been named. Aidan O’Neill, Leondre Crosby, Dylan Garver, and Kasey Tingler were all named to the All-Conference Second Team. Koby Adu-Poku, Emmanuel Brantley, Jay Kundrat, Rikwon Moore, Seamus O’Sullivan, and Hunter Polk were all selected as Honorable Mentions.
  • Cavaliers Conclude Season With Ninth-Straight Win Over Malone
    November 11, 2017
    The John Bankert-Dick Gallagher Trophy will stay in North Canton as Walsh defeated Malone 38-24 in the season finale for both teams at Tom Benson Stadium Saturday. It’s the ninth consecutive victory in the rivalry for the Maroon and Gold.
  • Walsh Takes On Malone In Season Finale
    November 09, 2017
    The longest continuously played rivalry in the G-MAC will add another chapter to the story as Walsh and Malone meet once against on Saturday afternoon at Tom Benson Stadium. The Cavaliers (3-7, 3-3) and Pioneers (1-8, 1-5) have met every year since the Maroon and Gold’s inaugural season in 1995.
  • Tingler Named G-MAC Special Teams Player of the Week
    November 06, 2017
    Place kicker Kasey Tingler has been named the Great Midwest’s Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 10 after a spectacular game at Lake Erie on Saturday. It’s the third time this season the Cavaliers have had someone earn the honor for special teams.
  • Walsh Runs Over Lake Erie In 31-7 Win
    November 04, 2017
    A rushing barrage helped Walsh get back in the win column with a 31-7 defeat of Lake Erie at Jack Britt Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Cavaliers (3-7, 3-3) ran for 355 yards and four touchdowns in their first-ever victory over the Storm (2-7, 2-4).
  • Walsh Ready For Lake Erie Storm On Saturday
    November 03, 2017
    There will be a lot riding on the line when Walsh and Lake Erie meet at Jack Britt Memorial Stadium in G-MAC action on Saturday afternoon. Both the Cavaliers and the Storm are 2-3 in the conference, meaning fourth place and a spot in the top half of the standings is on the line.
  • Cavs Clipped By ODU On Senior Night
    October 28, 2017
    Walsh was able to battle with Ohio Dominican, but eventually fell to the visitors by a 39-21 count on Senior Night at Tom Benson Stadium. The Cavaliers are now 2-7 overall and 2-3 in the G-MAC this season, while the Panthers are 5-3 overall and unbeaten in the conference at 5-0.
  • Cavs Host ODU For Senior Night
    October 27, 2017
    Walsh will host Ohio Dominican for technically its final home game of the season at Tom Benson Stadium on Saturday. The Cavaliers (2-6, 2-2) will play Malone there in the final game of the season, but will be the visitors. The Panthers (4-3, 4-0) will be making their second trip to Canton after defeating the Pioneers there earlier this season.
  • Chargers Too Much For Walsh
    October 21, 2017
    Walsh’s modest two-game win streak came to an end at Hillsdale by a score of 38-0 on Saturday afternoon. The Chargers (4-4, 2-2) were aided by three first quarter touchdowns and limited the Cavaliers’ (2-6, 2-2) chances on the opposite end.
  • Cavs, Chargers Square Off Saturday
    October 20, 2017
    On Saturday, Walsh will look to win its third consecutive contest as it travels to Michigan the second time this season to take on Hillsdale. The Cavaliers (2-5, 2-1) have won their last two games to move over .500 in the G-MAC, while the Chargers (3-4, 1-2) are looking to snap a two-game skid of their own.
  • Adu-Poku Earns G-MAC Player of the Week Honors
    October 16, 2017
    For the second consecutive week, a Walsh representative has been named G-MAC Football Special Teams Player of the Week with Koby Adu-Poku. He earned the weekly honors after accumulating 327 all-purpose yards, the most of any player this week and third-most by any player in the conference this season.
  • Home Sweet Homecoming For Cavaliers In Win Vs. AB
    October 14, 2017
    Walsh outlasted Alderson Broaddus in a 38-36 shootout on Homecoming in G-MAC action at Tom Benson Stadium Saturday evening. The Cavaliers (2-5, 2-1) moved over .500 in conference play with the victory in their first meeting with the Battlers (2-5, 1-2).
  • Walsh Welcomes Alderson Broadus For Homecoming
    October 12, 2017
    The homecoming game will feature a new opponent for Walsh as it entertains Alderson Broaddus in G-MAC action under the lights at Tom Benson Stadium on Saturday evening.
  • Crosby Named G-MAC Special Teams Player of the Week
    October 09, 2017
    Leondre Crosby has been named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week after a breakout game against Kentucky Wesleyan. He had an impact on two specific plays that directly led to two Cavaliers touchdowns in the 56-29 win.
  • Walsh Runs Through Kentucky Wesleyan In Route
    October 07, 2017
    A second quarter outburst gave Walsh the boost it needed in overpowering Kentucky Wesleyan 56-29 in G-MAC action Saturday afternoon. The Cavaliers (1-5, 1-1 G-MAC) pounded the ball for over 400 yards on the ground in the win against the Panthers (1-4, 0-0 G-MAC).
  • Football Preps For Fourth Road Game In Fourth State
    October 05, 2017
    Both teams will be looking for their first conference win as Walsh and Kentucky Wesleyan meet on the gridiron on Saturday afternoon. It will be the first time the two teams have met since 2012, the Cavaliers’ first game as a member of the NCAA. During that first game back in 2012, the Cavaliers defeated the Panthers 40-10.
  • Cavs Fall To Findlay In G-MAC Opener
    September 30, 2017
    Walsh fell in its first Great Midwest Athletic Conference contest to Findlay by a score of 47-3 at Tom Benson Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Cavaliers are now 0-5 on the season while the Oilers, also playing in their conference opener, are now 4-1.
  • Walsh Hosts Findlay In G-MAC Opener
    September 28, 2017
    Walsh will host Findlay in the first Great Midwest Athletic Conference Game for both teams in program history. The Cavaliers enter the contest at 0-4 while the Oilers are 3-1 on the year.
  • Cavs Downed By Central Conn. State
    September 23, 2017
    Walsh scored on the opening drive, but it couldn’t stop Division I Central Connecticut State after that as the hosts went on to win 57-6. The Cavaliers are now 0-4 overall while the Blue Devils improved to 1-3.
  • Cavs Head To Central Connecticut State Saturday
    September 21, 2017
    For the second consecutive week, Walsh will square off on the gridiron against a Division I opponent in Central Connecticut State on Saturday afternoon. Both the Cavaliers and Blue Devils will be looking for their first win on the campaign as each has a record of 0-3 on the season.
  • Walsh Set For Battle At Jacksonville; Kickoff Now At Noon
    September 16, 2017
    Despite Hurricane Irma closing down Jacksonville University’s campus until today, Walsh is still full-go for this this weekend’s game against the Dolphins. The Cavaliers (0-2) are flying down Friday for their first matchup against an NCAA Division I program and will take on Jacksonville this Saturday at 3 p.m.
  • Late Rally Not Enough As Walsh Falls at Jacksonville
    September 16, 2017
    A late comeback attempt wasn’t enough as Walsh fell to Division I Jacksonville 56-31 in the Sunshine State Saturday afternoon. The Cavaliers (0-3) scored 28 points in the second half, but wasn’t able to stop the Dolphins (1-1) who scored three touchdowns of their own.
  • Walsh Falls On Road At Saginaw Valley
    September 09, 2017
    The Walsh football team started its three-week road stretch with a 28-0 defeat at Saginaw Valley State Saturday afternoon. The Cavaliers fall to 0-2 on the season while the Cardinals improved to 2-0.
  • Walsh Looks To Even Record, Series vs. Saginaw Valley
    September 07, 2017
    Walsh will head up to Michigan once again to take on a somewhat familiar opponent in Saginaw Valley State for Week 2 on Saturday afternoon. Even though the Cardinals (1-0) are a long-time GLIAC member, the Cavaliers (0-1) have only played them once.
  • Cavs Fall In Opener Against Wayne State
    September 02, 2017
    Walsh dropped its season opener to former conference rival Wayne State by a score of 28-9 on a cool Saturday afternoon at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. The Cavaliers did show some promise as they shut out and outscored the Warriors in the second half.
  • New Stadium, Coach, And Look For Cavs In Season Opener Saturday
    September 01, 2017
    When Walsh take the gridiron tomorrow afternoon at 1 against Wayne State, there will be many new things so see. The Cavaliers will be playing in a state-of-the-art renovated stadium under the guidance of a new head coach in Dan Pifer with a new helmet and decal. On top of that, the Maroon and Gold are members of a new conference, but won’t play a Great Midwest Game until Week 5.
  • Football Picked Fifth In First Great Midwest Preseason Poll
    August 02, 2017
    The 2017 Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) Football Preseason Coaches Poll presented by Under Armour has been released and Walsh is selected to finish fifth in its first full season. The Cavaliers received 33 points from the coaches in the eight-team sport.
  • Gold Outlasts Maroon In First Spring Game Under Pifer
    April 08, 2017
    In the first major event for the football program under the guidance of new head coach Dan Pifer, Gold defeated Maroon in the annual spring game by a score of 26-20. The teams were split between offense (Gold) and defense (Maroon).
  • Football Announces Junior Day To Coincide With Spring Game
    April 03, 2017
    Walsh University football will host its Junior Day for all prospective student-athletes that will be entering their senior year this fall. This is a great opportunity for you to meet new head coach Dan Pifer and the rest of the staff.
  • Coach Pifer Inks 26 In First Class On Signing Day
    February 01, 2017
    The first recruiting class under Head Coach Dan Pifer is off to a strong start as 26 players have signed National Letters of Intent to further their careers at Walsh University. One of the first statements Coach Pifer made once accepting his job was to put an emphasis in recruiting Ohio, and he has proved that with 21 recruits hailing from the Buckeye State.