Albright Lions

Overall record: 7-4 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/1 at Salisbury L, 42-12
9/8 vs. Kean W, 42-17
9/15 at Shenandoah W, 30-7
9/29 at FDU-Florham * • W, 17-14
10/6 vs. Lycoming * • W, 40-7
10/13 at King's * • W, 24-21
10/20 at Wilkes * • W, 35-25
10/27 vs. Lebanon Valley * • W, 27-20
11/3 at Widener * • L, 28-24
11/10 vs. Delaware Valley * • L, 21-14
11/17 at Montclair State L, 17-13
Overall record: 7-4 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/29 at FDU-Florham * • W, 17-14
10/6 vs. Lycoming * • W, 40-7
10/13 at King's * • W, 24-21
10/20 at Wilkes * • W, 35-25
10/27 vs. Lebanon Valley * • W, 27-20
11/3 at Widener * • L, 28-24
11/10 vs. Delaware Valley * • L, 21-14


Schools Conf All
Widener 7-0 8-3
Albright 5-2 7-4
Delaware Valley 5-2 5-5
Wilkes 4-3 4-6
Lebanon Valley 3-4 4-6
Lycoming 3-4 3-7
King's 1-6 1-9
FDU-Florham 0-7 2-8

Past Records

2015 (0-0, 0-0 MAC)
2014 (6-5, 5-4 MAC)
2013 (8-3, 6-3 MAC)
2012 (8-3, 6-3 MAC)
2011 (6-5, 4-4 MAC)
2010 (5-5, 3-4 MAC)
2009 (11-2, 6-1 MAC)
2008 (8-3, 5-2 MAC)
2007 (7-4, 5-2 MAC)
2006 (2-8, 2-7 MAC)
2005 (5-5, 4-5 MAC)
2004 (8-3, 6-3 MAC)
2003 (7-3, 6-3 MAC)
2002 (2-8, 2-6 MAC)
2001 (7-4, 5-4 MAC)
2000 (3-7, 3-7 MAC)
1999 (3-7, 3-7 MAC)

Team Quick Facts



Coach: John Marzka (Allegheny '91)
Conference: MAC
Enrollment: 2330
Location: Reading, PA
Colors: Red, White
Stadium: Shirk Stadium (5000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

November 28, 2015
Lions' playoff run ends at Mount Union
The Mount Union defense dismantled another foe on Saturday.
November 21, 2015
Mount Union bracket: Everyone rolls in first round
Wesley pulled away in the second half and everyone else pulled away in the first half as the home...
November 21, 2015
Knight Throws Five Touchdown Passes in Lions Victory over Norwich
Freshman Mike Knight threw five touchdown passes and also rushed for a score leading Albright to a...
November 14, 2015
Lions Topple Lebanon Valley to Claim MAC Title
Junior Malik Gilmore caught a touchdown pass, threw a touchdown pass and also blocked a field goal...
November 7, 2015
Patterson's Two Interceptions Lead Lions Past Stevenson 30-26
The Albright defense heard all week long about the Stevenson defense and its ability to create...
November 5, 2015
Centennial, MAC pull out of ECAC bowls
With the ECAC taking postseason bowl games away from local campuses and relocating them all to...
October 31, 2015
Ryan, Defense Lead Albright Past King's 38-28
Senior linebacker Colton Ryan intercepted two passes, and returned one 100 yards for a touchdown,...
October 21, 2015
Next stop: Medical school
Albright linebacker Colton Ryan always excelled at biology and the sciences. So it’s not too...
October 17, 2015
Albright Defense Forces Eight Turnovers in Victory at FDU-Florham
The Albright defense forced eight turnovers, including five interceptions, leading the 17th-ranked...
October 3, 2015
Barroso, Defense Lead Albright to 41-13 Victory
Senior linebacker Steve Barroso intercepted two passes, and returned one for a touchdown, leading...
September 19, 2015
Roundup: Berry at home; Loras wins barn-burner
The Vikings have made themselves at home in their new home, while Loras outlasted Augustana and...
September 5, 2015
Friday night: MIT gets reverse-engineered; Albright rallies
The second night of the Division III football season featured an all-Engineers battle between WPI...
September 4, 2015
Knight Leads Albright Fourth-Quarter Rally
Freshman Mike Knight threw for 303 yards, including two fourth-quarter touchdown passes, leading...
August 10, 2015
Best road trips of 2015: Week 1, Mid-Atlantic
There are plenty of good games in Week 1 in Pennsylvania and the surrounding area as well. Here's a...
November 22, 2014
Gainer Posts 243 Receiving Yards in ECAC South Atlantic Bowl
Sophomore wide receiver Gerrod Gainer caught 14 passes for 243 yards and two touchdowns, but...
November 15, 2014
Gilmore Block Helps Albright Hold Off Lebanon Valley
Throughout its recent winning streak the Albright football team has gotten contributions from...
November 8, 2014
Albright Runs Past Misericordia 30-14
After digging themselves into an early hole with a 1-4 start to the season, the Albright football...
November 1, 2014
Albright Holds Off Wilkes in Overtime
EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. -- Junior linebacker Steve Barroso batted down a two-point conversion attempt in...
October 25, 2014
Dawson Leads Albright Past King's 30-24 in Double Overtime
Freshman running back Chris Dawson wasn't supposed to be in the lineup on Saturday. Diagnosed with a...
October 11, 2014
Albright Posts First MAC Win of Season
Malik Gilmore blocked two punts, returning one for a touchdown, and Danny Tighe rushed for a...
October 4, 2014
Albright Falls on Road to Delaware Valley
Albright's Dwayne Randall scored a career-high two touchdowns, but Albright College lost to Delaware...
September 27, 2014
Stevenson Spoils Albright Homecoming
Steve Barroso had 2.5 sacks and 13 tackles, but the Albright College football team lost its...
July 30, 2014
Albright's Sobolewski Included on 2014 Mitchell Award Watch List
Albright College junior Daniel Sobolewski (Linden, N.J./Linden) has been included on the watch list...
December 19, 2013
Albright's Peterson Named to Associated Press Little All-America Team
Albright College football senior Drew Peterson has been named to the Associated Press Little...
December 16, 2013
Albright's Drew Peterson Named to AFCA Coaches All-America Team
Albright College senior Drew Peterson has been named to the prestigious AFCA Coaches All-America...
December 16, 2013
Albright's Peterson Named Finalist for Cliff Harris Small College Defensive POY Award
Albright College senior Drew Peterson has been named a finalist for the Cliff Harris Small College...
November 23, 2013
Albright Rallies Again to Win ECAC Title, 45-34 Over Visiting Juniata
The Albright College football team scored 24 straight points in the second half, coming back to win...
November 16, 2013
Albright Football Wins Senior Day Rivalry Game, 40-25 Over #22 LVC
The Albright College football team earned a big Senior Day win on Saturday, knocking off rival and...
November 9, 2013
Team Effort Carries Albright Football Past Misericordia, 42-19
Five different players scored first half touchdowns as the Albright College football team beat...
November 2, 2013
Albright Football Gets Big Home Win Over Widener, 33-19
Outstanding special teams play and 10 sacks by the defense carried the Albright College football...
October 26, 2013
Field Goal Downs Albright Football in Overtime at Lycoming
Zach Czap kicked a 29-yard field goal in overtime as the Albright College football team dropped a...
October 19, 2013
Albright Football Pulls Away From Wilkes For 30-12 Homecoming Win
The Albright College football team won its third straight game on Saturday, with a 30-12 Homecoming...
October 5, 2013
Albright Routs FDU, 52-7
The Albright College football team came within a fourth quarter special teams touchdown of shutting...
September 28, 2013
Albright Football Beats King's in MAC Play
The Albright College football team recovered from a slow start to defeat King's College in the...
September 21, 2013
Lions Lose to #21 DVC as Time Expires in Pretzel Bowl
The Albright College football team was one yard away from taking control on two separate occasions...
September 7, 2013
Albright Defense Stifles Kean Early in 30-14 Victory
The Albright College football team rode a dominating defensive display in the first half and found...
July 9, 2013
Albright's Harding Named to Inaugural NCSA Athleader All-American Team
Albright College football player JT Harding was one of just eight student-athletes in the nation to...
May 3, 2013
Five Purple Raiders get free agent calls
No D-III player heard his name called, but 17 players, including five from Mount Union, have been...
April 28, 2013
Albright College's Scott Pillar Signs With St. Louis Rams
The St. Louis Rams have added Albright College wide receiver Scott Pillar as an undrafted free...
March 7, 2013
Albright's Canonico, Pillar Take Different Paths to NFL Regional Combine
Albright College seniors Dane Canonico and Scott Pillar both participated in an NFL regional...
December 13, 2012
Albright's Pillar Named to AFCA Coaches All-America Team
Albright College wide receiver Scott Pillar has capped an impressive senior campaign by being named...
December 10, 2012
Albright's Pillar Named MVP of National Bowl Game
Albright College senior Scott Pillar earned game MVP honors at yesterday's National Bowl Game,...
November 17, 2012
Albright Rallies in Fourth Quarter to Win ECAC South-East Bowl
In a crazy first minute of the fourth quarter, the Albright College football team erased a 14-point...
November 10, 2012
Defense Carries Lions Past LVC, 26-14
Junior Mark Capetola set school records with four forced fumbles and 6.5 tackles for loss and the...
October 27, 2012
Albright Football Falls Short at #12 Widener
The Albright College football team came within a 30-yard hail mary of upsetting #12 Widener...
October 20, 2012
Football Scores 41 Unanswered in Rout of King's
The Albright College football team scored the first 41 points of the game as the Lions cruised to a...
October 13, 2012
Albright Football Shuts Down FDU
The Albright College football team recorded a shutout on Saturday in Shirk Stadium, blanking a...
September 8, 2012
Sobolewski Forces Overtime as Lions Win Thriller
Freshman kicker Daniel Sobolewski drilled a 47-yard field goal as time expired to force overtime, as...
September 1, 2012
Lions Rally From 19 Down to Shock #14 Kean
Senior quarterback Adam Galczynski came off the bench and, with help from running back Ty Hughes,...
September 19, 2011
Albright Football Re-Writes School Record Book in 65-26 Win Over Wilkes
The Albright College football team set school single game records for both total offense and passing...
May 3, 2011
Hitting the road
Illinois College, Albright and Utica are among those taking advantage of D-III's rules regarding...
April 1, 2011
Albright College to Face Vanier College in Second Foreign Tour
READING, Pa. – For the second time under Head Coach John Marzka, the Albright College football...
November 11, 2010
NJAC to take up MAC's challenge
In 2012 and 2013, after the MAC-PAC challenge conclusion, the MAC will turn to the east.
October 30, 2010
Albright 41, FDU-Florham 15
MADISON, N.J. - To say Saturday's Middle Atlantic Conference match-up between the Lions (5-3/3-2...
October 23, 2010
Albright 35, Widener 27
CHESTER, Pa. – Led by record setting tailback Josan Holmes, Albright (4-3/2-2 MAC) held off...
October 18, 2010
D-III has company as Miseri adds football
Misericordia will bring the number of MAC schools sponsoring football to 10 and push Division III...
October 16, 2010
Albright 38, King's 14
READING, Pa. – As head coach John Marzka would say “Every Saturday we look to be 1-0.”...
October 2, 2010
Wilkes 38, Albright 35
EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. – Holding onto an eight point lead with less than five minutes to play,...
September 25, 2010
Albright 41, Catholic 31
READING, Pa. – Led by sophomore quarterback Adam Galczynski, the Lions picked-up their second...
September 11, 2010
Albright 54, Geneva 27
It was a career night for junior tailback Josan Holmes as he rushed for 225 yards on 28 carries with...
September 4, 2010
Ursinus 21, Albright 13
In their 2010 home opener, the Lions (0-1) dropped a 21-13 non-conference decision to the visiting...
September 15, 2005
Winning with offense
What wins championships? You’re doggone right. Defense. So how come so many of the teams in or...
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