Whittier Poets

Overall record: 2-7 - Conference: 1-5
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/18 at Azusa Pacific L, 46-21 BX BX RC
9/25 at Puget Sound W, 42-39 BX BX BX RC RC
10/2 at Occidental * • L, 25-22 BX BX BX RC RC
10/9 vs. Cal Lutheran * • L, 30-3 BX BX RC RC
10/16 vs. Chapman L, 29-17 BX BX BX RC
10/23 at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps * • L, 30-27 BX BX BX RC RC
10/30 at Pomona-Pitzer * • W, 37-17 BX BX BX RC
11/6 vs. Redlands * • L, 26-14 BX BX RC RC P
11/13 vs. La Verne * • L, 49-23 BX RC
Overall record: 2-7 - Conference: 1-5
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
10/2 at Occidental * • L, 25-22 BX BX BX RC RC
10/9 vs. Cal Lutheran * • L, 30-3 BX BX RC RC
10/23 at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps * • L, 30-27 BX BX BX RC RC
10/30 at Pomona-Pitzer * • W, 37-17 BX BX BX RC
11/6 vs. Redlands * • L, 26-14 BX BX RC RC P
11/13 vs. La Verne * • L, 49-23 BX RC

2010

Schools Conf All
Cal Lutheran 6-0 8-2
Redlands 5-1 8-1
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 4-2 7-2
Occidental 3-3 4-5
Whittier 1-5 2-7
La Verne 1-5 1-8
Pomona-Pitzer 1-5 1-8

What We're Reading

  • »How D-III colleges profit from football
  • Deadspin's take on how Division III football drives enrollment leaned heavily on analysis from D3football.com's Pat Coleman. Good take on D-III, actually.
  • »Goltz named Winnipeg starter for rest of season
  • Occidental graduate Justin Goltz will continue to get the call at quarterback for the rest of the year for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the club announced.
  • »Rogers working to beat odds with Dallas
  • Eric Rogers' family members had gang ties, but his mother inspired him to work hard and dream big. After outstanding years at Cal Lutheran, the wide receiver is working to beat the odds again.

Past Records

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

Team Quick Facts

Whittier

Poets

Coach: B.J. Hammer (Wabash '01)
Conference: SCIAC
Enrollment: 1366
Location: Whittier, CA
Colors: Purple, Gold
Stadium: Memorial (7000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

September 25, 2012
Finding his way back
Brandon Wilcox drifted away from Whittier and the game he loved. He lost his direction. But coaching...
March 20, 2012
Whittier names interim coach
Todd Stratton was named interim coach at Whittier and will coach the upcoming season. Kirk Jellerson...
July 26, 2011
D-III free agents sign contracts
The most tumultuous week of player movement in NFL history has undrafted Division III free agents...
February 21, 2011
Jellerson announced as new head coach, Stratton o-coordinator
After a national search of nearly three months, Whittier has announced Kirk Jellerson as the next...
November 18, 2010
Jellerson named interim coach, national search underway
In light of the recent changes that have been made to the Whittier football staff, Kirk Jellerson...
November 16, 2010
Hammer relieved of football coaching duties
Whittier College Director of Athletics Robert Coleman announced Tuesday morning that BJ Hammer has...
November 13, 2010
La Verne's third quarter shocks Poets in loss
The University of La Verne stunned the Poets with a 28-point third quarter as it earned its first...
November 6, 2010
Second half fuels Redlands' win over Whittier
Redlands showed why it has the top ranked defense in the conference as it limited the Poets to just...
October 30, 2010
Whittier back on track with 20-point win over Sagehens
Whittier scored on all but one of its second half possession as it erased a four-point halftime...
October 26, 2010
Chapman applies to join SCIAC
Chapman has completed a formal application to join the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic...
October 23, 2010
Whittier falls short in upset bid of Stags
Whittier converted just 1-of-2 fourth downs on its final drive of the game as the Stags escaped with...
October 16, 2010
Chapman spoils Homecoming, 29-17
Chapman University returned the favor from a year ago as they spoiled the Whittier football...
October 9, 2010
Poets fall at home to No. 22 Cal Lutheran
Whittier ran for a season-low 94 yards and turned the ball over four times as No. 22 Cal Lutheran...
October 2, 2010
Poets lose game, Shoes, to Occidental
Occidental answered Whittier's fourth quarter, go ahead, touchdown with the game winning score at...
September 27, 2010
Statistical Spotlight
Each week during the regular season we look at some of the key statistical performances from the...
September 25, 2010
UW-SP in the pink in win
Why was UW-Stevens Point wearing pink? Plus, Coe rallies, Wittenberg survives, North Central passes...
September 25, 2010
Poets outlast Loggers in six overtimes, 42-39
It was a game that neither team deserved to lose. Whittier (1-1) outlasted Puget Sound (1-2), 42-39,...
September 18, 2010
Tillman runs for 127 in season opening loss for Poets
Kimble Tillman ran for 127 yards and a touchdown and Alesana Sausau tossed a pair of scoring strikes...