2017-18 Trine Football News

  • Wyse Named Semifinalist For Gagliardi Trophy
    November 20, 2017
    COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Nov. 20, 2017 – Nine seniors and one junior make up the semifinalists for the 2017 Gagliardi Trophy, an award presented by Jostens and the J-Club of Saint John's University (Minn.) to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III.
  • Trine to Travel to Wartburg For NCAA Second Round Game
    November 19, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  The Trine University football team will travel to Waverly, Iowa to take on Wartburg College in a second-round game of the 2017 NCAA Division III Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 25.
  • Thunder Shut Out Scots In Second Half to Advance in NCAA Postseason
    November 18, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  After giving up 24 points and 332 yards of offense in the first half, the Trine University football team held Monmouth (Ill.) College to just 75 yards and no points in the second half, resulting in a 63-24 win in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament at Fred Zollner Athletic Stadium in Angola, Ind.
  • Wyse Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    November 17, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  Trine University senior football player Evan Wyse (Archbold, Ohio/Archbold) has been recognized not only for his accomplishments on the playing field this season, but also the classroom as a first-team Academic All-District VII selection as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). 
  • MIAA Championship T-Shirts Available at the Trine Bookstore
    November 15, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  Fans can now purchase t-shirts commemorating the football MIAA Championship and undefeated regular season at the Trine University Center Bookstore and online.
  • Wyse, Marcus Winters Highlight All-MIAA Football Selections
    November 14, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  Trine University football was well represented on this year's All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Teams with senior quarterback Evan Wyse (Archbold, Ohio/Archbold) and junior defensive back Marcus Winters (Toledo, Ohio/Central Catholic) earning offensive and defensive "Player of the Year" awards.
  • Ticket Info For Trine vs. Monmouth NCAA Game on Saturday Available
    November 13, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  Below is ticket information for the upcoming NCAA Division III Tournament football game against Trine University and Monmouth (Ill.) College on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Zollner Athletic Stadium.
  • Fierro Named MIAA Defensive Player of the Week
    November 13, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  Trine University junior safety J.J. Fierro (Kokomo, Ind./Maconaquah) has been named this week's Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football "Defensive Player of the Week."
  • Trine to Host Monmouth (Ill.) In NCAA First Round
    November 12, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  The No. 23/25 nationally-ranked Trine University football team will host Monmouth (Ill.) College in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Division III National Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Zollner Athletic Stadium in Angola, Ind.
  • Thunder Beat Olivet to Finish As Sole MIAA Champions
    November 11, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  The Trine University football team captured sole possession of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Championship with a 28-6 win against Olivet (Mich.) College and finished the regular season undefeated on senior day at Zollner Athletic Stadium.
  • Thunder Clinch Share of MIAA Title
    November 04, 2017
    ALMA, MICH. -- The Trine University football team clinched at least a share of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a 41-6 win against Alma (Mich.) College on a rain-soaked afternoon in Alma, Mich.
  • Wyse Named MIAA Offensive Player of the Week
    October 30, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  For the second time this season, Trine University senior quarterback Evan Wyse (Archbold, Ohio/Archbold) has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Football "Offensive Player of the Week."
  • Trine Football Cracks Top-25 National Poll
    October 30, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND. -- The Trine University football team has moved into the national rankings as one of the top-25 programs in the country in the lastest poll released by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).
  • Wyse Has Career Day in Win Against Adrian
    October 28, 2017
    ADRIAN, MICH. -- Senior quarterback Evan Wyse (Archbold, Ohio/Archbold) accounted for 421 of the team's 690 total yards (271 passing and 150 rushing) as the Trine University football team pulled away from Adrian (Mich.) College with a 28-point fourth quarter en route to a 55-34 win in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association action.
  • Washington, Hibbets Named MIAA Players of the Week
    October 23, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  The Trine University football team had two players selected to this week's Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association "Teams of the Week" with sophomore linebacker Simeon Washington (Toledo, Ohio/Central Catholic) being tabbed "Defensive Player of the Week" and freshman kicker Ryan Hibbets (Monticello, Ind./Twin Lakes) garnering "Special Teams Player of the Week" honors.
  • Thunder Blows Past Flying Dutchmen
    October 21, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  Trine University football scored on its first three possessions of the game and quickly jumped out to a 20-0 advantage against Hope (Mich.) College on its way to a 50-14 win against the Flying Dutchmen in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association game at Fred Zollner Athletic Stadium in Angola, Ind.
  • Thunder Run Over Hornets To Remain Unbeaten
    October 14, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  The Trine University football team totaled 443 yards of offense with 371 of those yards coming on the ground and had two 100-yard rushers as the Thunder beat Kalamazoo (Mich.) College, 42-7, to remain undefeated on the season.
  • Barnett Earns D3football.com "Team of the Week" Honors on Special Teams
    October 10, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  For the second week in a row, the Trine University football team had an individual named to the D3football.com "Team of the Week."  This time, junior Jeffery Barnett (Fremont, Ohio/Ross) garnered the award by being selected to the special teams "Team of the Week."
  • Carswell, Barnett Lead Thunder in Runaway Victory Against Albion
    October 07, 2017
    ALBION, MICH. -- Junior running back Lamar Carswell (Toledo, Ohio/St. Francis de Sales) and junior wide receiver Jeffery Barnett (Fremont, Ohio/Ross) had season-high performances to help lead the Trine University football team to a convincing, 56-21, win against Albion (Mich.) College in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association action in Albion, Mich.
  • Marcus Winters Selected to D3football.com Team of the Week
    October 04, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  Trine University junior football player Marcus Winters (Toledo, Ohio/Central Catholic) has been selected to this week's D3football.com "Team of the Week."
  • Trine Defense Records School Record Six INT's in Win Against Concordia
    September 30, 2017
    RIVER FOREST, ILL.  --  The Trine defense recorded a school single-game record six interceptions, including two returned for touchdowns, which led to a total of five scores as the Thunder remained unbeaten on the season with a 44-7 win against Concordia (Ill.) University-Chicago in River Forest, Ill.
  • Football Remains Undefeated With Homecoming Win
    September 16, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  The Trine University football team continued its impressive play and remained undefeated with a 55-7 win against Wisconsin Lutheran College on Homecoming at Zollner Athletic Stadium.  The win moves Trine to 3-0 on the year, marking the first season the Thunder have started out 3-0 since the 2013 season.
  • Wyse Garners MIAA Offensive Player of the Week Honors
    September 11, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  Trine University senior quarterback Evan Wyse (Archbold, Ohio/Archbold) was recognized for his performance in the win against Bluffton University this past weekend by the MIAA by being selected as this week's MIAA "Offensive Player of the Week."
  • Wyse and Barnett Have Record Days in Lopsided Win At Bluffton
    September 09, 2017
    BLUFFTON, OHIO -- Quarterback Evan Wyse (Archbold, Ohio/Archbold) and wide reciever Jeffery Barnett (Fremont, Ohio/Ross) both recorded personal best performances as the Trine University football team trounced Bluffton University, 55-14, in non-conference action in Bluffton, Ohio.
  • Thunder Open Season With Win Against Manchester
    August 31, 2017
    ANGOLA, IND.  --  The Trine University Thunder began the 2017 season in winning fashion with a 35-12 victory against Manchester University in the home opener at Zollner Athletic Stadium.
  • Season-Opening Football Podcast Available Online
    August 29, 2017
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- The season-opening Trine Thunder Football Podcast is now available for listening online.
  • Football Picked to Finish Fourth in MIAA Preseason Poll
    August 21, 2017
    FREELAND, MICH. -- The Trine football team was picked to finish fourth in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Preseason Coaches Poll and also received one first-place vote.
  • Trine to Face Finlandia as Conference Foe Beginning in 2018
    May 30, 2017
    FREELAND, Mich.-- Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Commissioner Penny Allen-Cook announced the addition of Finlandia University as an affiliate member to the conference for football, beginning with the 2018-19 academic year.
  • Football Announces 2017 Schedule
    December 21, 2016
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- The Trine football team has released its 2017 schedule, the team announced today.