Catholic Cardinals

Overall record: 1-9 - Conference: 0-6
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/5 vs. Shenandoah L, 21-3
9/12 at Franklin and Marshall L, 42-21
9/19 at McDaniel L, 21-17
9/26 vs. Randolph-Macon * • L, 31-21
10/10 at Washington and Lee * • L, 28-14
10/17 at Gallaudet W, 38-13
10/24 vs. Hampden-Sydney * • L, 21-7
10/31 vs. Emory and Henry * • L, 13-10
11/7 vs. Guilford * • L, 42-21 BX
11/14 at Bridgewater * • L, 30-13
Overall record: 1-9 - Conference: 0-6
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/26 vs. Randolph-Macon * • L, 31-21
10/10 at Washington and Lee * • L, 28-14
10/24 vs. Hampden-Sydney * • L, 21-7
10/31 vs. Emory and Henry * • L, 13-10
11/7 vs. Guilford * • L, 42-21 BX
11/14 at Bridgewater * • L, 30-13
Hampden-Sydney 6-0 10-1
Bridgewater 4-2 7-3
Randolph-Macon 4-2 6-4
Emory and Henry 3-3 7-3
Washington and Lee 2-4 4-6
Guilford 2-4 3-7
Catholic 0-6 1-9

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 ODAC)
2015 (3-7, 1-6 ODAC)
2014 (3-7, 1-6 ODAC)
2013 (6-4, 3-4 ODAC)
2012 (3-7, 2-5 ODAC)
2011 (5-5, 1-5 ODAC)
2010 (4-6, 2-4 ODAC)
2009 (1-9, 0-6 ODAC)
2008 (9-2, 4-2 ODAC)
2007 (5-5, 1-5 ODAC)
2006 (3-7, 1-5 ODAC)
2005 (2-8, 1-5 ODAC)
2004 (0-10, 0-6 ODAC)
2003 (3-7, 2-4 ODAC)
2002 (4-6, 2-4 ODAC)
2001 (3-7, 1-5 ODAC)
2000 (6-4, 4-2 ODAC)
1999 (9-2, 5-0 ODAC)

Team Quick Facts



Coach: David Dunn (San Diego '89)
Conference: ODAC
Enrollment: 3409
Location: Washington, DC
Colors: Cardinal Red, Black
Stadium: Cardinal Stadium (3500)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

September 21, 2016
Third and Lucas
When the Cardinals need a big play or conversion, they can count on senior receiver Lucas Morley....
September 17, 2016
Morley’s Four Touchdowns Help Keep Catholic Football Undefeated
The Catholic University of America football team improved to an unbeaten 3-0 on Saturday afternoon,...
September 10, 2016
Catholic Moves to 2-0 with Road Win at Rochester, 27-14
The Catholic University of America football team improved to 2-0 to start the 2016 season, earning a...
August 30, 2016
New England conferences team up for bowl series
The ECFC, MASCAC, NEFC and NEWMAC will be pulling out of the ECAC's postseason bowls and creating...
October 20, 2015
Get your mind right
Every player tries to reach a certain level of intensity before taking the field. One song can get...
September 29, 2015
Catholic jumping to NEWMAC
Catholic University, whose move to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in 1999 was the first move...
September 22, 2015
Carrying on the tradizione
T.J. Tutone is on pace for a 3,000-yard passing season. The Catholic senior is on his way to joining...
September 21, 2015
Carrying on the tradizione
T.J. Tutone is the latest in a succession of prolific, experienced, and, coincidentally, Italian...
October 4, 2013
Catholic Takes on Hampden-Sydney on Saturday
The Catholic University football team opens ODAC play on Saturday, Oct. 5 with a 1:00 p.m. matchup...
September 30, 2013
Martello Named ODAC Defensive Player of the Week
Catholic University senior linebacker Ralph Martello was named Old Dominion Athletic Conference...
September 28, 2013
Catholic Clinches Record-Breaking 49-0 Homecoming Victory
In the presence of 6,409 Catholic University alums, friends of CUA, fans and football enthusiast,...
September 8, 2013
Cardinal Football Overpowers McDaniel 48-16 In Saturday Opener
For the third consecutive series win over the Green Terror of McDaniel, the CUA Cardinals clinched...
August 12, 2013
Best road trips: Week 3
It might be too early for the leaves to turn but this week's trip takes you from Washington, D.C.,...
December 4, 2012
Cortese earns spot on D3Football All-Region Team
Senior Vinny Cortese has been named to the 2012 All-South Region Team, it was...
November 20, 2012
Cardinals place six on All-Conference Teams
The ODAC announced its All-Conference Teams on Tuesday and six Cardinals were recognized for their...
November 8, 2012
Cardinals close out season Saturday against Eagles on Senior Day
The 2012 season comes to a close on Saturday afternoon when CUA welcomes Bridgewater to Cardinal...
October 31, 2012
CUA closes out road schedule with trip to N.C. to face Guilford
CUA travels to North Carolina Saturday afternoon for its final road game of 2012 where the Cardinals...
October 26, 2012
CUA welcomes Washington & Lee to town on Homecoming
WASHINGTON - CUA looks to get back on track on Saturday when the Cardinals welcome Washington &...
October 17, 2012
Cardinals seek best ODAC start since 2008 when they travel to face Emory & Henry
Winners of two of their last three, the Cardinals travel to Emory & Henry Saturday afternoon...
October 14, 2012
Patrick Thomas named ODAC Defensive Player of the Week
Sophomore Patrick Thomas was named the ODAC Defensive Player of the Week on Sunday, after helping...
October 12, 2012
Cardinals defense forces five turnovers to help lead CUA to 34-7 win
The CUA defense forced five turnovers and held Shenandoah to only seven points in a 34-7 Cardinals...
October 11, 2012
CUA welcomes Shenandoah for Family Weekend contest on Friday night
CUA returns home on Friday evening to welcome Shenandoah on Family Weekend. The Cardinals suffered...
October 3, 2012
CUA heads to Randolph-Macon seeking 2-0 ODAC start
Fresh off of a 41-28 upset of Hampden-Sydney last weekend, CUA hits the road on Friday night to face...
September 29, 2012
Full wrapup: Conference upsets
Conference play began in earnest, and with it, conference upsets as Simpson blocked a PAT in the...
September 29, 2012
Cardinals open conference play with impressive win over Tigers
Using a complete team effort, CUA opened ODAC play with a 41-28 defeat of Hampden-Sydney (2-2, 0-1)...
September 26, 2012
CUA opens ODAC play at home vs. Hampden-Sydney
After having last week off, CUA returns to action on Saturday afternoon when the Cardinals open ODAC...
September 12, 2012
CUA travels to face Carnegie Mellon in first road test
CUA looks to bounce back from its first loss of the season when it travels to Pittsburgh Friday...
September 7, 2012
Gallaudet ends 106 years of futility
Gallaudet defeated Catholic for the first time in 106 years, breaking open a 7-7 tie by scoring 28...
September 5, 2012
Cards look for second straight win on Friday vs. Bison
After downing McDaniel 45-28 in its season opener last week, CUA looks for its second straight win...
September 2, 2012
ODAC names Papas Defensive Player of the Week
After helping lead CUA to a 45-28 season-opening win over McDaniel on Friday, senior Drew Papas was...
August 31, 2012
Cardinals use explosive plays to down McDaniel in opener
CUA used a number of big plays to win its sixth season opener in the last seven seasons on Friday...
August 17, 2012
Six Cardinals honored by USA Football News with preseason honors
USA Football News announced its preseason All-American and All-Region Teams on Friday, and CUA had...
August 16, 2012
CUA nearing completion of one week of preseason camp
With only two weeks remaining before its season opener, the CUA football team continues its work in...
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...
December 19, 2011
Cardinals ranked fourth in America in passing offense in 2011
The NCAA recently released its final 2011 national football statistics and CUA ranks fourth in...
December 5, 2011
Two Cardinals named All-Region by
CUA placed two student-athletes on the All-South Region Team, it was announced on...
November 12, 2011
Cardinals fall at Bridgewater in final seconds
Bridgewater’s Cliff Woodard caught a 15-yard touchdown pass with only five seconds remaining...
November 5, 2011
Guilford's late TD sends CUA to 34-27 loss on Senior Day
Guilford’s Rob Fields caught a six-yard touchdown from Zac Halbert with 32 seconds remaining...
October 28, 2011
CUA can't overcome early deficit, falls to Generals
CUA fell behind Washington and Lee 21-0 after one quarter and was unable to recover, falling to the...
October 25, 2011
Cardinals seek third straight win at W&L on Friday evening
Riding high after an exciting 28-24 come-from-behind win over Emory & Henry last week, CUA heads...
October 22, 2011
CUA wins wild back-and-forth clash with Wasps in final minute
Mike Pitsenberger plunged into the end zone from one yard out with 21 seconds remaining to lift CUA...
October 19, 2011
Cardinals welcome Emory & Henry for Homecoming showdown
After picking up an exciting road win last weekend at Apprentice School, CUA returns home on...
October 15, 2011
Fucillo's late INT seals 24-15 road win for CUA
After leading Apprentice School for most of the second half on Saturday, CUA saw the Builders pull...
October 7, 2011
CUA falls to Randolph-Macon in shootout 51-34
In a game that featured 85 points and nearly 1,000 yards of total offense, CUA came up on the short...
October 1, 2011
Cardinals can't hold early lead, fall to Tigers 31-17
After leading Hampden-Sydney 10-7 at halftime, CUA (3-1) saw the Tigers (4-1) score 24 unanswered...
September 20, 2011
CUA has the fire to fight back
The first three games had finishes that were enthralling for fans and helped to get people talking...
September 16, 2011
Cardiac Cards! CUA wins third straight in dramatic fashion
For the third straight week the CUA football team completed a wild comeback, defeating Carnegie...
September 3, 2011
A great start for great finishes
Week 1 has already had some great endings with a 49-yard field goal from a freshman as time expired...
September 3, 2011
CUA overcomes fourth quarter deficit to down McDaniel 39-36
Trailing 36-24 in the fourth quarter, CUA scored 15 unanswered points to storm back and down...
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...
July 3, 2010
New digs for 2010
The summer is prime time for building projects and renovations, new turf and lights, and Division...
September 4, 1999
Catholic, JCU have ways to go
WASHINGTON — If key interregional matchups will determine the runner-up bids in this year's...
July 7, 1999
Catholic returns to ODAC
Catholic University has been accepted as the seventh football-playing member of the Old Dominion...
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