Hope Flying Dutchmen

Schedule

Overall record: 8-2 - Conference: 5-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/9 vs. Valparaiso L, 20-7
9/16 at DePauw W, 30-24 BX
9/23 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) W, 26-14
9/30 at Wisconsin Lutheran W, 54-14 BX
10/14 at Kalamazoo * • W, 42-25
10/21 vs. Alma * • W, 35-25
10/28 at Adrian * • W, 33-6
11/4 at Olivet * • W, 26-3
11/11 vs. Albion * • W, 14-9
11/18 vs. Hanover L, 20-3
Overall record: 8-2 - Conference: 5-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
10/14 at Kalamazoo * • W, 42-25
10/21 vs. Alma * • W, 35-25
10/28 at Adrian * • W, 33-6
11/4 at Olivet * • W, 26-3
11/11 vs. Albion * • W, 14-9

2000

Schools Conf All
Hope 5-0 8-2
Albion 3-2 7-3
Alma 3-2 6-4
Kalamazoo 3-2 5-4
Adrian 1-4 2-8
Olivet 0-5 2-8

Previous seasons

Year Overall Conf
2017 0-0, 0-0 MIAA
2016 7-3, 5-1 MIAA
2015 2-8, 0-6 MIAA
2014 6-4, 3-3 MIAA
2013 7-3, 4-2 MIAA
2012 5-5, 4-2 MIAA
2011 7-3, 5-1 MIAA
2010 3-7, 3-3 MIAA
2009 3-7, 3-3 MIAA
2008 3-7, 3-3 MIAA
2007 6-4, 6-1 MIAA
2006 7-4, 7-0 MIAA
2005 5-5, 5-2 MIAA
2004 6-4, 5-2 MIAA
2003 7-4, 5-1 MIAA
2002 5-5, 4-2 MIAA
2001 7-2, 4-1 MIAA
2000 8-2, 5-0 MIAA
1999 5-4, 5-1 MIAA
1998 5-4, 4-2 MIAA

Team Info

Hope

Flying Dutchmen

Coach: Dean Kreps (Monmouth '84)
Conference: MIAA
Enrollment: 3093
Location: Holland, MI
Colors: Orange, Blue
Stadium: Ray and Sue Smith Stadium (5325)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

September 16, 2017 Hope Football Holds Off Lakeland In 37-35 Thriller The Flying Dutchmen defeated Lakeland, Wisconsin 37-35 in a Purple Community game benefitting Van Andel Institute where the Muskies topped in most of the stat categories, but Hope led much of the game after trailing 9-0 early.
September 9, 2017 Wrapup: Avoiding the blues Luther opened its blue turf with a big win, while several playoff hopefuls (Hobart, Hope, Stevenson and more) avoided going 0-2 to open the season. More in the Week 2 wrapup.
September 9, 2017 Hope football shuts out Defiance, Ohio on Community Day A mixture of defensive dominance and a potent run game proved successful for the Hope College football team as the Flying Dutchmen shut out Defiance, Ohio 38-0 on Saturday at the home opener. It was the first Community Day shutout since former coach and athletic director Ray Smith led the Flying Dutchmen to a 35-0 win against Maranatha, Wisconsin in 1978.
September 2, 2017 Hope Football Drops Hard-Fought Opener At Monmouth Head coach Peter Stuursma saw as good of a quarter he has seen from his Hope College football team in his short tenure. Unfortunately for the Flying Dutchmen, four turnovers, including two that set up Monmouth, Illinois touchdowns, proved too much to overcome in a season-opening 27-20 defeat on Saturday.
August 14, 2017 Hope's Darren Ford Named To Preseason Fred Mitchell Award Kick Off Watch List The senior from Howell, Michigan (Howell HS) is among 36 college football players across the country to be recognized for their play on the field and their continued community service during the offseason.
July 6, 2017 Hope Hires Michigan State’s Andrew Hawken As Offensive Coordinator The 30-year-old Hawken joins the Hope College Flying Dutchmen coaching staff after spending the past two seasons as a graduate assistant at MSU. He also was a three-year starter at fullback for the Spartans.