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Senior Greg Hayward was named the Outstanding Defensive Player of the Game Saturday with 4 sacks against Campbellsville
Senior Greg Hayward was named the Outstanding Defensive Player of the Game Saturday with 4 sacks against Campbellsville
Sat, Nov. 22, 2014 - Viewed 72 times

CHICAGO – Getting the big plays when they needed them the most, No. 3 ranked Saint Xavier University held on to capture a thrilling 38-35 victory over No. 17 Campbellsville University (Ky.) Saturday afternoon in NAIA Football Championship Series First Round action at Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field in Chicago.  The Cougars (9-2 overall/4-1 MSFA) got a huge defensive effort from senior defensive lineman Greg Hayward (Oak Lawn, Ill./Oak Lawn Community), who finished the game with a team-leading seven tackles (four solos), including four sacks, and was named the Outstanding Defensive Player of the Game.  On the offensive side, sophomore wide receiver Stephen Simms (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso) racked up eight catches for 210 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead SXU and earn the Outstanding Offensive Player of the Game honor.  The visiting Tigers had chances to score in the final four minutes, but the Cougars defense came up big with three sacks on the final two CU drives to force a pair of turnovers on downs.  Campbellsville ends its impressive season at 7-4 overall.

 
Thu, Nov. 20, 2014 - Viewed 420 times
 

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            FINDLAY, OHIO – Tevin Lake, a two-time AFCA/NAIA All-American running back at Marian (Ind.) University, and Derek Fulton, who guided Grand View (Iowa) University to its first NAIA national championship in 2013, headline the 2014 Mid-States Football Association all-league selections, released today after a vote of association's 13 coaches.

            Lake and Fulton are the MSFA Mideast League and Midwest League Offensive Players of the Year, respectively. Also garnering Mideast League top honors are Concordia's 2014 first-team AFCA/NAIA All-American linebacker Takari Johnson as the defensive player of the year and Jim Lyall, who coached Siena Heights (5-1 MSFA, 6-4 overall) to a share of the MEL title in the school's third year of football, as the coach of the year. Siena Heights was just 2-4 in league play and 5-5 overall a year earlier.

            

 
The 15 seniors on the 2014 SXU Football Team and their families were recognized Saturday for Senior Day
The 15 seniors on the 2014 SXU Football Team and their families were recognized Saturday for Senior Day
Sat, Nov. 15, 2014 - Viewed 124 times

Bourbonnais, Ill. – Behind solid defensive efforts by senior defensive linemen Greg Hayward (Oak Lawn, Ill./Oak Lawn Community) and Marcus Maas (Tinley Park, Ill./Culver Stockton/Tinley Park) on Senior Day, the No. 6 ranked Saint Xavier University football team used a strong start to pull away early for a 36-6 win over Mid-States Football Association (MSFA) Midwest League rival Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.) Saturday at Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field in Chicago.  The Cougars (8-2 overall/4-1 MSFA) were just as effective on the offensive side of the ball racking up 547 yards of total offense on 95 plays behind a stellar game by junior wide receiver Randell Wells (Matteson, Ill./College of DuPage/Marian Catholic), who finished the day with team-highs of nine catches, 108 receiving yards and two touchdowns.  SXU closes out the regular season with five straight victories and now awaits its postseason seed and pairing.