• Three linebackers, seven surgeries
    October 16, 2018
    For most college students, five years after they start higher education, they are ready to come back to school for their first homecoming as an alum. But for Westfield State's starting linebackers; Andrew Carpenter, Zach Howard, and Tyler Robbins, the trio will all still be on the field, playing in their final homecoming game.
  • Owls Win One for Coach K, Top Fitchburg 41-27
    October 12, 2018
    Westfield State rushed to a big lead behind 173 yards and three touchdowns from senior running back Travon Holder, then held on down the stretch for a 41-27 win over Fitchburg State University in a MASCAC game at Elliot Field in Fitchburg on Friday night.
  • Westfield State Blanks Western Connecticut, 18-0
    November 10, 2017
    Junior running back Travon Holder rushed for 187 yards and two touchdowns, and the Owls defense pitched shutout, as Westfield State University defeated Western Connecticut State University, 18-0.
  • Westfield State Picks Way Past Fitchburg State 33-21
    October 14, 2017
    Westfield State running back rushed for 153 yards and two TD’s and James English ) picked off a pair of passes for the Owls as Westfield defeated Fitchburg State 33-31 at Alumni Field on Saturday afternoon as part of Westfield’s Hall of Fame weekend.
  • Westfield State Sinks Mass Maritime, 35-28
    October 07, 2017
    Westfield State University got 156 rushing yards and two touchdowns from junior running back Travon Holder as the Owls defeated Massachusetts Maritime Academy 35-28 in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference shootout at Alumni Field on Saturday.  
  • Western New England Retains Presidents' Cup, 38-6 Over Westfield State
    September 08, 2017
    Western New England quarterback Anthony Service completed 19 of 24 passes for 288 yards and four touchdowns to lead Western New England University to a 38-6 win
  • New England conferences team up for bowl series
    August 30, 2016
    The ECFC, MASCAC, NEFC and NEWMAC will be pulling out of the ECAC's postseason bowls and creating their own postseason game this season.
  • Westfield State Sinks Mass Maritime, 41-34
    October 17, 2015
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Westfield State freshman running back Travon Holder (Cheyney Tech/Hartford, Conn.) scored three touchdowns, including a 37-yard run with 2:06 left in the game that proved to be the game winner, as Westfield State rallied past Massachusetts Maritime Academy and then held on for a dramatic 41-34 win in front of a homecoming crowd on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field.
  • UMass Dartmouth Survives Wild Westfield Shootout, 48-41
    September 19, 2015
    UMass Dartmouth quarterback Cory Burnham and Westfield State quarterback Erik Washburn staged an epic shootout on Saturday
  • Westfield State Tops Nichols, 44-21 in Season Opener
    September 04, 2015
    DUDLEY, Mass. – Big plays were the order of the night, as Westfield State rolled to a 44-21, season-opening win over Nichols College in a non-conference football game at Venditti Field on Friday evening.
  • Westfield's Mercadante Sets TD Records in Loss
    November 14, 2014
    Westfield State senior running back Michael Mecadante set school records for career TD's (38) and season TD's (16) in the Owls' season ending loss to Western Connecticut
  • Worcester State Rallies Past Westfield State, 35-22
    November 08, 2014
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Kemani Jones (Milton/Milton, Mass.) rushed for 163 yards and two touchdowns to lead Worcester State to a 35-22 win over Westfield State in MASCAC football at Alumni Field on Saturday afternoon,
  • Westfield, Worcester Meet in Key MASCAC Showdown
    November 07, 2014
    Westfield State University and Worcester State University square off in a classic Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletics Conference football game on Saturday, as the two teams are part of a three-way race for second place in the league standings. The Owls come in to the game with a 5-3 overall record and a 4-2 mark in the league. The Lancers are 6-2 overall and 4-2 in the MASCAC.
  • Mercadante Closing With a Rush at Westfield State
    November 07, 2014
    In first meeting Michael Mercadante, the stellar running back for the Westfield State University football team, it would be easy to be intimated by his size and stature . . .
  • NCAA reverses course, says no bid for SAA, MASCAC
    October 31, 2014
    Contrary to the information it released a few weeks ago, the NCAA D-III football championships committee announced Friday that the Southern Athletic Association and Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference will not have automatic bids to the 2014 Division III football playoffs.
  • Westfield Set for Homecoming Showdown with Bridgewater
    October 23, 2014
    The Owls return home to face Bridgewater State University in a key Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletics Conference game that also is part of Westfield State's homecoming weekend. Westfield enters Saturday's game with a record of 4-2 and a 3-1 record in the MASCAC. Bridgewater comes in 3-4 overall and 2-3 in the MASCAC. The winner of the game claims the "Sodexo Cup" for the rivalry game sponsored by Sodexo, the dining service provider for both campuses.
  • Mercadante, Stifling Defense, Lead Westfield to 35-0 Win
    October 04, 2014
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior tailback Michael Mercadante cracked the 100-yard rushing mark for the third time this season and Westfield’s defense was close to perfect in shutting out Plymouth State, 35-0, on Saturday afternoon at a rainy Alumni Field.
  • Western New England Takes Back President's Cup
    September 13, 2014
    In a hard-hitting game fitting of the rivalry, Western New England delivered the final blow on a 38-yard catch and run by Alejandro Colon to give the Golden Bears a 17-14 win over the Owls on Saturday afternoon.
  • Mercadante's Big Day Leads Westfield To Win
    September 05, 2014
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior tailback Michael Mercadante ran for 196 yards and two touchdowns to lead Westfield State University to a season opening 30-22 win over Nichols College. The win was also a positive debut for head coach Pete Kowalski, who was named head coach of the Owls this spring after 18 years as an assistant and defensive coordinator at Westfield.
  • Westfield removes interim tag from Kowalski
    May 16, 2014
    After being named interim head coach earlier in the offseason, Pete Kowalski has been officially named the head football coach at Westfield State.
  • Pete Kowalski Named Interim Head Coach At Westfield State University
    December 03, 2013
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Longtime assistant Pete Kowalski has been named the interim head football coach at Westfield State University.
  • Saint-Juste, Teague Lead Fitchburg State Past Westfield State, 26-23
    November 02, 2013
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Junior receiver Phil Saint-Juste (6 catches, 166 yards, 2 touchdowns) and junior running back Steph’fon Teague (25 carries, 121 yards, 2 touchdowns) led Fitchburg State University to a 26-23 victory over Westfield State University in MASCAC football action on Saturday, Nov. 2.
  • Westfield State coach announces retirement
    October 30, 2013
    Westfield State University long-time football head coach Steve Marino has announced his retirement, effective the end of the 2013 season.
  • Senior surge
    September 17, 2013
    Often a player will commit to a season like never before. Frequently, it's the senior year, the last chance to make an impact, and Westfield State's Gregg Jackson has certainly made his presence felt.
  • Westfield State Defeats Fitchburg State In Season Finale, 14-9
    November 03, 2012
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Junior reserve running back Brian Beauchemin (Orange, Mass./Mahar Regional HS) rushed for 93 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries to lead Westfield State University to a 14-9 victory over Fitchburg State in the regular season football finale on Saturday, Nov. 3.
  • Framingham State Rallies For 30-16 Victory Over Westfield State Behind Van Alystyne's School Record 294 Yards Rushing
    October 20, 2012
    WESTFIELD, Mass.—Junior running back Melikke Van Alystyne ((Salem, MA) rushed for a school record 294 yards on 36 carries to rally Framingham State University to a 30-16 victory over Westfield State University on Saturday, Oct. 20.
  • Coast Guard Clips Westfield State On Late Touchdown Pass, 31-27
    October 13, 2012
    WESTFIELD, Mass.—Senior quarterback Jon Resch threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to senior tight end Casey Paris with 2:40 left leading Coast Guard to a 31-27 win over Westfield State University in a New England Football Conference (NEFC) Bogan Division game on Saturday, Oct. 13.
  • Big-Play Bridgewater State Bests Westfield State, 26-14
    September 29, 2012
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Junior quarterback Mike McCarthy rushed for 93 yards and threw for 133 yards and two touchdowns to lead the big-play Bridgewater State University Bears to a 26-14 victory over Westfield State University on Saturday, Sept. 29.
  • Westfield State University Rolls To 41-18 Win Over Nichols College In Opener
    September 01, 2012
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Junior quarterback Tim Rich (242 total offensive yards, 3 touchdown passes) and Kevin Parnell (6 receptions, 137 yards), along with an opportunistic defense, lifted Westfield State University to a 41-18 victory over Nichols College in the 2012 football season opener.
  • NEFC splits, will get two AQs
    February 09, 2012
    The New England Football Conference is splitting after the 2012 season, with the groups getting a second automatic bid after a two-year waiting period and taking one at-large bid away from the field.
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