Nichols Bison

Overall record: 4-6 - Conference: 3-3
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/4 vs. Worcester State L, 16-8
9/11 vs. Bridgewater State L, 37-34
9/18 at Westfield State L, 22-7
9/25 vs. Salve Regina * • W, 36-18 BX
10/2 vs. Maine Maritime W, 41-0
10/9 at Mass-Dartmouth * • W, 20-10
10/16 at Curry * • L, 36-10
10/23 vs. MIT * • W, 35-7
10/30 at Endicott * • L, 17-3
11/6 vs. Western New England * • L, 35-31
Overall record: 4-6 - Conference: 3-3
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/25 vs. Salve Regina * • W, 36-18 BX
10/9 at Mass-Dartmouth * • W, 20-10
10/16 at Curry * • L, 36-10
10/23 vs. MIT * • W, 35-7
10/30 at Endicott * • L, 17-3
11/6 vs. Western New England * • L, 35-31

2004

Schools Conf All
Curry 5-1 9-2
Endicott 5-1 6-4
Mass-Dartmouth 4-2 7-4
Western New England 3-3 5-4
Nichols 3-3 4-6
Salve Regina 1-5 2-8
Plymouth State 0-0 1-8
MIT 0-6 2-7

What We're Reading

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Past Records

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

Team Quick Facts

Nichols

Bison

Coach: Bill Carven (Nichols '94)
Conference: NEFC Boyd
Enrollment: 1112
Location: Dudley, MA
Colors: Green, White
Stadium: Vendetti Field (3000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

November 19, 2013
Dale Olmsted named Nichols football coach
Nichols athletic director Charlie Robert has announced the hiring of Dale Olmsted as its new head...
November 17, 2013
Kris Williams named NEFC Special Teams Player of the Week
Junior Kris Williams has been named the New England Football Conference (NEFC) co-Special Teams...
November 16, 2013
Nichols falls in season-finale to Golden Bears, 62-37
Junior Kris Williams electrified the crowd with a pair of 85-yard kickoff returns in the first...
November 9, 2013
Nichols tripped up at Curry, 34-13
Sophomore Quillian Respass accounted for a pair of touchdowns (one rush, one pass) in Nichols...
November 8, 2013
Doane earns academic all-district honors
Nichols College sophomore Kenneth Doane II has been named to the 2013-14 Capital One Division III...
October 27, 2013
Respass named NEFC Offensive Player of the Week
Nichols College sophomore Quillian Respass has been named the New England Football Conference (NEFC)...
October 26, 2013
Respass throws for four TD, runs for four more in 63-52 loss at Maine Maritime
Sophomore Quillian Respass tallied 536 total yards (331 pass, 205 rush) and eight total touchdowns...
October 18, 2013
Engineers defeat Bison in NEFC contest, 48-0
The Nichols College football team was defeated by MIT 48-0 Friday night in a New England Football...
October 13, 2013
Nelson named New England Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week
Nichols College freshman Devon Nelson has been named the New England Football Conference (NEFC)...
October 12, 2013
Gulls score 17 first-quarter points, defeat Nichols 51-7
Freshman Devon Nelson recorded a game-high 17 tackles (six solo) in Nichols College's 51-7 loss to...
October 5, 2013
Seahawks spoil Homecoming weekend for Bison, 32-0
The Nichols College football team suffered a 32-0 loss to Salve Regina University on Homecoming...
September 28, 2013
Coast Guard defeats Bison in NEFC showdown, 37-20
The Nichols College football team was defeated by Coast Guard Academy 37-20 in New England Football...
September 13, 2013
Western Connecticut State deals Bison 44-7 setback
Freshman Grant Klimek scored an 88-yard touchdown on the first offensive play of the game for the...
September 10, 2013
Rimsky named to D3football.com Team of the Week
Senior captain Dylan Rimsky has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.
September 8, 2013
Rimsky named NEFC Player of the Week
Senior captain Dylan Rimsky has been named New England Football Conference (NEFC) Offensive Player...
September 7, 2013
Nichols rallies from 14-point deficit to stun Westfield State in OT, 28-27
Senior captain Dylan Rimsky established single-game records for receptions with 14 and receiving...
October 30, 2012
Bantams hit Middlebury hard
Trinity (Conn.) hit a Middlebury team like they had not been hit before and it turned a much-ballyh...
October 13, 2012
Bison defeat Corsairs 26-16 for first win of 2012
The Nichols College football team snapped a 17-game losing streak with a 26-16 win over UMass...
February 9, 2012
NEFC splits, will get two AQs
The New England Football Conference is splitting after the 2012 season, with the groups getting a...
September 2, 2011
Westfield State Edges Nichols, 21-20
Nichols College junior linebacker Peter Curto ran back a school record-tying 94-yard fumble recovery...
January 25, 2011
Nichols hires new coach
Kevin Loney becomes the eighth black head coach among the 240 Division III football programs playing...
December 13, 2010
Carven steps down as coach at Nichols
After 12 seasons, Bill Carven cited family reasons for stepping down from his alma mater.
October 16, 2010
Osol, Wind Lift UMass Dartmouth to 9-7 Win at Nichols
DUDLEY, Mass. (October 16) – UMass Dartmouth sophomore kicker Edgar Osols (Summit, N.J.) kicked...
September 25, 2010
Western New England Spoils Nichols' Homecoming
DUDLEY, Mass. (Sept. 25) – The Western New England College football team spoiled Nichols’...