Westfield State Owls

Overall record: 8-3 - Conference: 6-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/14 at Western New England W, 30-0
9/21 vs. Nichols W, 40-13
9/28 at Fitchburg State * • W, 19-7
10/5 vs. Worcester State * • W, 17-13
10/12 vs. Massachusetts Maritime * • W, 54-0
10/19 at Bridgewater State * • W, 28-10
10/26 vs. Framingham State * • W, 42-0
11/2 at Maine Maritime * • W, 34-8
11/9 at Curry L, 13-12
11/16 at Mass-Dartmouth L, 16-0
11/23 at Cortland State L, 30-7
Overall record: 8-3 - Conference: 6-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/28 at Fitchburg State * • W, 19-7
10/5 vs. Worcester State * • W, 17-13
10/12 vs. Massachusetts Maritime * • W, 54-0
10/19 at Bridgewater State * • W, 28-10
10/26 vs. Framingham State * • W, 42-0
11/2 at Maine Maritime * • W, 34-8

2002

Schools Conf All
Westfield State 6-0 8-3
Worcester State 5-1 9-2
Fitchburg State 4-2 5-4
Bridgewater State 3-3 4-5
Coast Guard 1-5 2-7
Framingham State 1-5 1-8
Maine Maritime 1-5 1-8
Massachusetts Maritime 1-5 1-8

What We're Reading

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Past Records

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

Team Quick Facts

Westfield State

Owls

Coach: Steve Marino (Westfield State '71)
Conference: NEFC Bogan
Enrollment: 4773
Location: Westfield, MA
Colors: Blue, White
Stadium: Alumni (4800)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

November 14, 2014
Westfield's Mercadante Sets TD Records in Loss
Westfield State senior running back Michael Mecadante set school records for career TD's (38) and...
November 8, 2014
Worcester State Rallies Past Westfield State, 35-22
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Kemani Jones (Milton/Milton, Mass.) rushed for 163 yards and two touchdown...
November 7, 2014
Westfield, Worcester Meet in Key MASCAC Showdown
Westfield State University and Worcester State University square off in a classic Massachusetts...
November 7, 2014
Mercadante Closing With a Rush at Westfield State
In first meeting Michael Mercadante, the stellar running back for the Westfield State University...
October 31, 2014
NCAA reverses course, says no bid for SAA, MASCAC
Contrary to the information it released a few weeks ago, the NCAA D-III football championships...
October 23, 2014
Westfield Set for Homecoming Showdown with Bridgewater
The Owls return home to face Bridgewater State University in a key Massachusetts State Collegiate...
October 4, 2014
Mercadante, Stifling Defense, Lead Westfield to 35-0 Win
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior tailback Michael Mercadante cracked the 100-yard rushing mark for...
September 13, 2014
Western New England Takes Back President's Cup
In a hard-hitting game fitting of the rivalry, Western New England delivered the final blow on a...
September 5, 2014
Mercadante's Big Day Leads Westfield To Win
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior tailback Michael Mercadante ran for 196 yards and two touchdowns to...
May 16, 2014
Westfield removes interim tag from Kowalski
After being named interim head coach earlier in the offseason, Pete Kowalski has been officially...
December 3, 2013
Pete Kowalski Named Interim Head Coach At Westfield State University
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Longtime assistant Pete Kowalski has been named the interim head football...
November 2, 2013
Saint-Juste, Teague Lead Fitchburg State Past Westfield State, 26-23
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Junior receiver Phil Saint-Juste (6 catches, 166 yards, 2 touchdowns) and...
October 30, 2013
Westfield State coach announces retirement
Westfield State University long-time football head coach Steve Marino has announced his retirement,...
September 17, 2013
Senior surge
Often a player will commit to a season like never before. Frequently, it's the senior year, the last...
November 3, 2012
Westfield State Defeats Fitchburg State In Season Finale, 14-9
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Junior reserve running back Brian Beauchemin (Orange, Mass./Mahar Regional...
October 20, 2012
Framingham State Rallies For 30-16 Victory Over Westfield State Behind Van Alystyne's School Record 294 Yards Rushing
WESTFIELD, Mass.—Junior running back Melikke Van Alystyne ((Salem, MA) rushed for a school...
October 13, 2012
Coast Guard Clips Westfield State On Late Touchdown Pass, 31-27
WESTFIELD, Mass.—Senior quarterback Jon Resch threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to senior tight...
September 29, 2012
Big-Play Bridgewater State Bests Westfield State, 26-14
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Junior quarterback Mike McCarthy rushed for 93 yards and threw for 133...
September 1, 2012
Westfield State University Rolls To 41-18 Win Over Nichols College In Opener
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Junior quarterback Tim Rich (242 total offensive yards, 3 touchdown passes)...
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...
October 29, 2011
Westfield State Whites Out Mass Maritime, 11-0
WESTFIELD, Mass. – It was a Senior Day and Homecoming to remember as Westfield State Universit...
October 8, 2011
Maine Maritime Tops Westfield State In Double Overtime, 36-34
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior quarterback Matthew Rende rushed for 151 yards on 21 carries and...
September 24, 2011
Worcester State Outlasts Westfield State In Triple Overtime, 42-40
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior running back Marcus Price scored the game-tying touchdown in the...
September 10, 2011
Endicott Scores Four Unanswered TDs To Pull Away From Westfield State, 45-24
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior Mike Lane rushed for 217 yards and a touchdown on 38 carries and...
November 6, 2010
Westfield State Holds Off Fitchburg State In Season Finale, 17-14
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior Evan Berneche (Chicopee) rushed or 127 yards on 23 carries and...
October 30, 2010
Westfield State Topples Mass. Maritime, 28-14
BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. - Senior Evan Berneche (Chicopee, Mass.) rushed for 158 yards on 38 carries and...
October 23, 2010
Leone Leads Framingham To 48-27 Victory Over Westfield
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior quarterback Kurt Leone (Marshfield) compeleted 15 of 22 passes for...
October 18, 2010
Statistical Spotlight
Each week during the regular season we look at some of the key statistical performances from the...
October 16, 2010
Berneche Powers Westfield State With Superb Rushing Performance In 26-15 Win Over Coast Guard
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior Evan Berneche (Chicopee/Comp HS) rushed a remarkable 37 times for 236...
October 2, 2010
Westfield State University Blanks Bridgewater, 15-0
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Junior Luke Johnson (South Attleboro) rushed for 132 yards on 30 carries and...
September 3, 2010
Westfield State 43, Nichols 21
Senior receiver Evan Berneche had five catches for 166 yards and a touchdown and also threw for a...