2016 Western Football News

  • WestConn Athletics Reaching Out To Help An Opponent
    February 21, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Athletic Department, behind graduating senior Celia DeVoe (Farmington, CT), and WestConn Student Athletic Advisory Council, are looking for your help. They along with several athletic programs around the Little East Conference and the northeast are running a Marrow Donor Registry Drive. WestConn's will be held on Thursday, March 2 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Midtown Campus Student Center.
  • Nineteen Colonials Named to MASCAC Fall All-Academic Team
    January 25, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - NineteenWestern Connecticut State University football student-athletes have been named to the 2016 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Fall All-Academic Team on Wednesday.
  • Brennan Diaz Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    December 14, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University senior defensive back Brennen Diaz (Oxford, CT) has been named to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) District 2 Academica All-District Team.
  • Six Colonials Named to MASCAC All-Conference Team
    December 02, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Six Western Connecticut State University football players were named to the 2016 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Conference Team recently.
  • McKinnon Leads Football to 42-7 Win at Westfield State in Season Finale
    November 11, 2016
    WESTFIELD, MA - Junior running back Kyle McKinnon (New London, CT) rushed for 154 yards on 21 carries, including a pair of touchdowns to lead the Western Connecticut State University football team to a 42-7 win at Westfield State in its regular season finale on Friday night. With the win, the Colonials wrap up the season at 5-5 overall.
  • Fleeting and D'Onofrio Named MASCAC Offensive And Special Teams Players Of The Week
    November 01, 2016
    WESTFIELD, MA - Western Connecticut State University junior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) and freshman punter/place kicker Jordan O'Onofrio (Orange, CT) have been named Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Offensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, for the week ending October 29.
  • Quinn Fleeting Nearly Perfect In Win Over UMass Dartmouth, 35-22
    October 29, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Junior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) completed 21 of 25 passes for 293 yards and a touchdown as the Western Connecticut State University football team celebrated Senior Night with a 35-22 victory over University of Massachusetts Dartmouth at The Westside Athletic Complex on Saturday night.
  • Western Football Can Be Seen And Heard In Many Ways Tonight
    October 22, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Saturday's Western Connecticut State University football game can be seen and heard in the following areas.
  • Two Western Running Backs Rush For Over 100 Yards In Win Over Worcester State
    October 22, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Both Kyle McKinnon (New London, CT) and Khalil Patterson (Hartford, CT) rushed for over 100 yards as the Western Connecticut State University football team rolled to a 40-13 victory over Worcester State University at The Westside Athletic Complex on Homecoming night on Saturday.
  • Western Football Edged at Fitchburg State, 17-14
    October 15, 2016
    FITCHBURG, MA - Despite a game-high 106 rushing yards from junior running back Kyle McKinnon (New London, CT), the Western Connecticut football team succumbed to a late field goal and fell at Fitchburg State, 17-14, on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 2-5 overall, while Fitchburg improved to 3-4.
  • Kyle McKinnon And Jordan D'Onofrio Honored By MASCAC
    October 09, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University football players Kyle McKinnon (New London, CT) and Jordan D'Onofrio (Orange, CT) have been named Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Offensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, for the week ending October 8.
  • Jordan D'Onofrio Boots Game-Winning Field Goal As Time Expires
    October 08, 2016
    BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. -- Freshman Jordan D’Onofrio (Orange, Conn.) kicked a 24-yard field goal as time expired to give Western Connecticut a 37-35 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference football victory over Massachusetts Maritime Saturday afternoon at Clean Harbors Stadium.
  • Alex McLaughlin Leads Bridgewater State Over Western Connecticut, 20-14
    October 01, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Junior running back Alex McLaughlin (Littleton, MA) rushed 24 times for 104 yards and scored what proved to be the game-winning 16 yard touchdown and the Bridgewater State University football team held on to defeat Western Connecticut State University, 20-14 at The Westside Athletic Complex on Saturday night.
  • Western's Football Team To Run Food Drive On Saturday
    September 30, 2016
    DANBURY, CONN. — At the Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, home game against Bridgewater State, the Western Connecticut State University football team will collect nonperishable food and personal care items for donation to the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury. The collection point will be at the entrance to the Westside Athletic Complex stadium on the Westside campus at 43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury.
  • Framingham State Holds On To Defeat Western, 23-17
    September 24, 2016
    FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham State University football team held on for a 23-17 victory over Western Connecticut State University this afternoon in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Framingham’s Bowditch Field on Homecoming and Family Weekend.
  • Plymouth State Defeats Western Connecticut, 27-19 In MASCAC Opener
    September 17, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Sophomore quarterback Zach Edwards (Brookfield, MA) completed 11 of 19 passes for 124 yards and one touchdown as the visiting Plymouth State University football team defeated Western Connecticut State University, 27-19 at The WAC on Saturday afternoon.
  • Jermaine Carn Leads Union College Past Western, 28-13
    September 10, 2016
    SCHENECTADY, NY - Senior running back Jermaine Carn had 113 yards and two touchdowns and Brian Alebiosu made 15 tackles to lead Union College to a 28-13 non-league football victory over Western Connecticut State University at Frank Bailey Field Saturday afternoon.
  • Quinn Fleeting And Jaward Chisholm Connect For Game-Winning 81-Yard TD In Thriller Over Hartwick, 35-31
    September 03, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Junior quarterback Quinn Fleeting connected with Jaward Chisholm from 81 yards out with 54 seconds remaining in the game to lift the Western Connecticut State University football team to a come-from-behind, 35-31 victory at The WAC on Saturday night.