Bridgewater (Va.) Eagles

Overall record: 0-0 - Conference: 0-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/4 vs. McDaniel L, 24-0
9/18 vs. Emory and Henry * • L, 24-21
9/25 at Ferrum W, 14-7
10/2 at Hampden-Sydney * • W, 40-7
10/9 at Maryville (Tenn.) L, 21-20
10/16 vs. Guilford * • W, 41-14
10/22 at Johns Hopkins W, 37-24 RC
10/30 at Washington and Lee * • L, 44-38
11/6 vs. Randolph-Macon * • W, 42-14
11/13 vs. Catholic * • L, 35-14
Overall record: 0-0 - Conference: 0-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/18 vs. Emory and Henry * • L, 24-21
10/2 at Hampden-Sydney * • W, 40-7
10/16 vs. Guilford * • W, 41-14
10/30 at Washington and Lee * • L, 44-38
11/6 vs. Randolph-Macon * • W, 42-14
11/13 vs. Catholic * • L, 35-14
Catholic 5-0 9-2
Emory and Henry 4-2 6-4
Randolph-Macon 4-2 5-5
Bridgewater 3-3 5-5
Washington and Lee 2-3 5-5
Guilford 2-4 4-6
Hampden-Sydney 0-6 1-9

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 ODAC)
2015 (4-6, 2-5 ODAC)
2014 (8-2, 5-2 ODAC)
2013 (4-6, 1-6 ODAC)
2012 (7-3, 4-3 ODAC)
2011 (6-4, 3-3 ODAC)
2010 (8-2, 4-2 ODAC)
2009 (7-3, 4-2 ODAC)
2008 (4-6, 3-3 ODAC)
2007 (7-3, 3-3 ODAC)
2006 (8-2, 4-2 ODAC)
2005 (10-2, 6-0 ODAC)
2004 (8-3, 6-0 ODAC)
2003 (12-2, 6-0 ODAC)
2002 (11-1, 6-0 ODAC)
2001 (12-1, 6-0 ODAC)
2000 (10-2, 5-1 ODAC)
1999 (5-5, 3-3 ODAC)

Team Quick Facts



Coach: Michael Clark (Cincinnati '80)
Conference: ODAC
Enrollment: 1819
Location: Bridgewater, VA
Colors: Crimson, Gold
Stadium: Jopson Athletic Complex (3000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

October 22, 2016
Comeback Attempts Falls Short on Homecoming
The Bridgewater College football team cut a three-score second half deficit to two points, but...
October 15, 2016
Hornets Pull Away in Third Quarter
A big third quarter run helped the Shenandoah Hornets pull away, as the Bridgewater College football...
October 8, 2016
Eagles Fall in Rain at Undefeated RMC
The Bridgewater College football team managed just 83 yards in the rain at Randolph-Macon, falling...
October 1, 2016
Bridgewater Opens Conference Play With 45-35 Win Over Tigers
The Bridgewater College football team took a 25-point lead into the fourth quarter of its ODAC...
December 16, 2015
Del Smith Named Head Coach at West Virginia Wesleyan
Bridgewater defensive coordinator Del Smith was announced yesterday as the new head football coach...
November 14, 2015
Bridgewater Ends on High Note With 45-13 Senior Day Victory
The Bridgewater College football team finished strong on Senior Day, with an emphatic 45-13 victory...
October 31, 2015
Tigers Hold Down Bridgewater, 27-3
The host Tigers shut down Bridgewater in the second half, as the BC football team lost 27-3 on...
October 24, 2015
#24 W&L Pulls Away in Second Half for 500th Victory
#24 Washington & Lee pulled away early in the second half as the Bridgewater College football...
October 17, 2015
Bridgewater Comes Up Just Short in Battle with Guilford
The Bridgewater College football team battled against one of the nation's highest-scoring teams, but...
October 10, 2015
Wasps Score 31 Unanswered to Pull Away from Bridgewater
A series of third quarter breaks went against the Eagles and Emory & Henry took advantage,...
October 3, 2015
Eagles Pull Away for ODAC Road Win at Shenandoah
The Bridgewater College football team kicked off ODAC play with an impressive road win, pulling away...
September 29, 2015
Catholic jumping to NEWMAC
Catholic University, whose move to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in 1999 was the first move...
September 19, 2015
Eagles Stop Apprentice School, Enter Bye Week on Winning Streak
The Bridgewater College football team rode a first half shutout to a comfortable 34-14 win, Saturday...
September 12, 2015
Bridgewater Defeats Greensboro, 38-21
Bridgewater College broke free from a 0-0 tie with 17 points in the final six minutes of the first...
September 5, 2015
Eagles Lose Opener to Record-Setting Gettysburg Rush Offense
Gettysburg rushed for a Centennial Conference record 574 yards as the Bridgewater College football...
April 8, 2015
Smith Returns to Bridgewater as Defensive Coordinator
Bridgewater College football has announced the hiring of Del Smith as the school's new defensive...
November 15, 2014
Bridgewater Runs Past Catholic, 40-13
Senior running back Jacob Wright rushed for a career-high four touchdowns while the Eagles defense...
November 11, 2014
A veteran influence
Many times in recent years, Division III teams have welcomed former student-athletes back to finish...
November 8, 2014
Wright Leads Bridgewater to 28-25 Win at Randolph-Macon
Senior Jacob Wright rushed for three scores and junior quarterback Ross Rushing threw an additional...
November 1, 2014
Linfield falls; Whitewater, UMHB survive
Dylan Jones ran for 166 yards and three touchdowns to lift Willamette past its archrival, No. 5...
November 1, 2014
Bridgewater Knocks Off No. 22 Hampden-Sydney
Senior Jordan Hartman returned the opening kick of the second half and the Bridgewater Eagles...
October 18, 2014
Guilford Holds Off Bridgewater, 35-28
Senior Jacob Wright rushed for a one-yard score and the Eagles recovered the onside kick but trailed...
October 4, 2014
Bridgewater Knocks Off Shenandoah, 27-23
Junior Matthew Pisarcik connected with Jacob Wright on a 47-yard touchdown pass in the fourth...
September 30, 2014
Greetings from ODAC country
Adam Turer spent some time on I-81 and visited three Old Dominion Athletic Conference campuses. Hear...
September 13, 2014
Bridgewater Owns the Nights Against Greensboro, 43-14
Junior Matthew Pisarcik connected twice with Jayme Perry for a pair of scores and accounted for four...
September 6, 2014
Eagles Turn Back Gettysburg, 33-32
Quarterback Matthew Pisarcik hit wide receiver Jayme Perry on a 16-yard pattern to hand the Eagles...
November 9, 2013
Randolph-Macon Comes From Behind for 35-34 Win Over Bridgewater
Despite controlling the clock and taking a 13-7 lead into the locker room, the Bridgewater Eagles...
November 2, 2013
Bridgewater Snaps Skid Behind 34-17 Win at Emory & Henry
Senior quarterback Willie Logan threw three touchdown passes and rushed for an additional score as...
September 21, 2013
Bridgewater Runs Past Ferrum, 51-28
Senior Cassidy Burns hauled in a career high 11 passes for 193 yards and a touchdown to lead the...
September 14, 2013
Bridgewater Upends Greensboro, 38-13
Behind an efficient offense and a defense that scored for the second straight week, the Bridgewater...
September 7, 2013
Bridgewater Storms Past St. Vincent, 57-0
Behind an efficient offense and a shutdown defense that turned in a pair of scores on the day, the...
November 14, 2012
Bahamian gets a kick out of playing football
When the soccer player known as "Boomstick" realized he had one season of eligibility left...
November 10, 2012
Bridgewater Finishes Season with 42-14 Triumph at Catholic
In the season finale at Catholic, the Bridgewater Eagles rolled up 42 points while the defense...
November 3, 2012
Bridgewater Football Falls at Randolph-Macon, 38-26
Junior quarterback Willie Logan rushed for a career-high 132 yards and two scores and threw for an...
October 27, 2012
Bridgewater Tops Emory & Henry, 27-21
Junior quarterback Willie Logan threw for 245 yards and two scores, while the Bridgewater special...
October 20, 2012
Bridgewater's Defense Shines in 31-14 Upset Win over Washington and Lee
The Bridgewater Eagles football team held visiting Washington and Lee to its lowest points total...
October 6, 2012
Bridgewater Football Upended by Hampden-Sydney, 24-7
Hampden-Sydney quarterback Nash Nance threw for 291 yards and two scores and the visiting Tigers...
September 29, 2012
Bridgewater's Offense Explodes in 44-14 Victory at Apprentice
Junior quarterback Willie Logan threw for 293 yards and three scores as the Bridgewater Eagles...
September 22, 2012
Bridgewater Remains Unbeaten with 17-14 Win over Shenandoah
Freshman kicker John Griggs punched in a 33-yard field goal midway through the fourth quarter to...
September 8, 2012
Bridgewater Upends Greensboro, 33-7
In the 2012 home opener at Jopson Field, the Bridgewater Eagles (2-0) football team used a stellar...
September 1, 2012
Eagles Defense Shines in 23-7 Victory at St. Vincent
After a scoreless first half, junior quarterback Willie Logan threw two touchdown passes in the...
August 4, 2012
Hampden-Sydney picked to repeat in ODAC
Hampden-Sydney received four first-place votes on the way to 46 total poll points to lead the 2012...
October 15, 2011
Football Storms Past Guilford, 59-13
After Guilford took the lead midway through the first quarter, the Bridgewater Eagles football team...
September 10, 2011
McKenzie Scores Three Times; Bridgewater Defeats Shenandoah 28-23
Senior running back Darrin McKenzie scored three times and the defense forced four turnovers as the...
July 26, 2011
D-III free agents sign contracts
The most tumultuous week of player movement in NFL history has undrafted Division III free agents...
April 25, 2011
2011 NFL draft preview
Even the big-money draft experts know about Cecil Shorts' measureables and think the Mount Union...
January 1, 2011
Former All-American Davon Cruz dies
Former Bridgewater running back Davon Cruz, a first-team All-American in 2001, died...
November 13, 2010
Bridgewater Drops Catholic 38-28 in Regular Season Finale
Senior quarterback Hagan Driskell (Ruther Glen, Va./Caroline) posted a career-high four touchdown...
November 6, 2010
Record Setting Performance from Beiler Propels Bridgewater to 31-26 Victory over Randolph-Macon
Bridgewater jumped out to a 29-6 lead behind an opportunistic defense and a record-setting performan...
October 30, 2010
Bridgewater Stings Emory & Henry 24-10 on Senior Day
Senior Tyler Beiler (Ronks, Pa./Conestoga Valley) hauled in a 42-yard touchdown reception with 10...
October 23, 2010
Football Falls 35-34 to Washington and Lee
On a day when senior wide receiver Tyler Beiler set the career receptions record, a 39-yard Will...
October 16, 2010
Football Drops Guilford 56-27
Following a lethargic first 27 minutes, the Bridgewater Eagles offense found its rhythm, scoring...
September 28, 2010
Back balances field and fatherhood
Many students find it challenging to balance homework, athletics and maybe even a part-time job....
September 27, 2010
Statistical Spotlight
Each week during the regular season we look at some of the key statistical performances from the...
September 25, 2010
Bridgewater Takes Down Ferrum 35-24; Beiler Sets Career Receiving Record
For the third week in a row, Bridgewater Eagles football team used a special teams score to en route...
August 8, 2010
ODAC coaches tab champs to defend
Hampden-Sydney secured the top slot in the annual ODAC football preseason poll for the second...
September 22, 2009
Every second counts for Ferrum, Bridgewater
It’s easy for a team to let the hangover of a close defeat burden its poise and execution on...
October 2, 2007
Backs in the saddle
When Hampden-Sydney and Bridgewater line up opposite each other, people don’t expect to spend...
December 1, 2005
Eager for another shot
Linfield and UW-Whitewater are meeting for the first time ever and Bridgewater hasn’t played...
December 6, 2003
Game delayed, players wait
Saturday was a great day for football but saw the Bridgewater/Lycoming game for the South Region...
October 9, 2003
Losing is never easy, no matter how
Every Division III football player knows what it’s like to lose a game, even if the guys at...
December 15, 2001
Stagg Bowl XXIX: Mount Union 30, Bridgewater (Va.) 27
Chuck Moore made his last day as a Purple Raider his best. The fifth-year senior and Gagliardi...
December 13, 2001
Trying to get past the clock
I wanted to write about how great this Stagg Bowl is going to be. An intriguing matchup, a Virginia...
December 13, 2001
Can lightning strike for Bridgewater?
Bridgewater has already had one fate strike on its side in this year's playoffs. But it was a...
December 13, 2001
Stagg Bowl XXIX predictions
Believe it or not, two years ago our panel of experts picked the result of Stagg Bowl XXVII...
September 6, 2001
Going from doormat to contender
At this time last year, Bridgewater was putting itself on the map with a 19-7 win against perennial...
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