Norfolk State spanks VUL 42-14

Via Matt Michalec, Asst. AD/Communications at Norfolk State 14 VUL 42 NSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F VUL 0 14 0 0 14 NSU 28 7 7 0 42 NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State scored 28 first-quarter points and cruised to its fourth straight win Saturday, a 42-14 Homecoming victory over Virginia Lynchburg before 16,716 fans at Dick Price Stadium. Juwan Carter accounted for 274 total yards and three touchdowns to pace the Spartans (4-2), who are on their longest winning streak since 2011. Carter passed for 222 yards and two scores…

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September 25, 2021 MEAC Football Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Robert Morris 22, Howard 16Norfolk State 28, Saint Francis (Pa.) 16Merrimack College 47, Delaware State 10North Carolina A&T State 37, North Carolina Central 14 Robert Morris 22, Howard 16 MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Despite outscoring Robert Morris in the second half, the Howard Bison could not overcome a first half deficit and fell 22-16 to the Colonials at Joe Walton Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Howard (0-4) trailed 14-7 at halftime, but got within one point (14-13) after a four-yard touchdown run by quarterback Quinton Williams with…

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Week 4 MEAC Football Schedule

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: MEAC Football Weekly Notes | MEAC Football Weekly Coaches Video Conference NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 22, 2021 – In back-to-back weeks, North Carolina Central will face an old nemesis. A week ago, it was former CIAA foe Winston-Salem State in Durham, N.C. NCCU came from behind with a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to win 20-13. This weekend, it will be former Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) foe North Carolina A&T State, as the two in-state rivals square off in the renewal of the Aggie-Eagle Classic in Greensboro, N.C. The only…

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Norfolk State’s Juwan Carter named BOXTOROW HBCU National Player of the Week

Courtesy of Norfolk State Athletic Communications NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State senior quarterback Juwan Carter was named HBCU National Player of the Week by BOXTOROW, the organization announced. Carter completed 23 of 30 passes for 353 yards and five touchdowns in three quarters of work last week against Elizabeth City State. The five TD passes tie Maurice Selby’s 1998 performance against Morgan State for most passing TDs in a game in the school’s Division I history. Carter was also named MEAC Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight week…

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September 18, 2021 MEAC Football Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Hampton 48, Howard 32Sacred Heart 21, Morgan State 7Norfolk State 63, Elizabeth City State 26North Carolina Central 20, Winston-Salem State 13East Tennessee State 38, Delaware State 6New Mexico State 43, South Carolina State 35 Hampton 48, Howard 32WASHINGTON, D.C. – Howard fell 48-32 to Hampton in the inaugural Truth and Service Classic on Saturday at Audi Field. The Bison fall to 0-3 on the season with the loss. Vice President of the United States and Howard alumna, Kamala Harris, was in attendance and participated in the…

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Maryland Eastern Shore and NFL star Roger Brown passes at 84

Courtesy of Maryland Eastern Shore Athletic Communications PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Athletics mourns the loss of former Maryland State University football and NFL star Roger Brown, who has died at the age of 84. A towering 6-foot-5 and 300 pounds as a player, Brown was a six-time Pro Bowler in the NFL and was a member of the Hawks Hall of Fame (1982), the College Football Hall of Fame (2009), The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame (1997) and the Black College Football Hall…

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September 11, 2021 MEAC Football Recap

from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Wake Forest 41, Norfolk State 16Georgetown 20, Delaware State 14 (OT) Tulane 69, Morgan State 20Clemson 49, South Carolina State 3Marshall 44, North Carolina Central 10Maryland 62, Howard 0 Wake Forest 41, Norfolk State 16NORFOLK, Va. – Host Wake Forest scored the first seven times it had the ball Saturday en route to a 41-16 win over Norfolk State at Truist Field. In their first-ever matchup with an ACC team, the Spartans (0-2) racked up 336 yards of total offense and posted their second-highest point total in 15…

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N.C. Central defeats Alcorn State 23-14 to win MEAC/SWAC Challenge

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Box Score ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 28, 2021 — North Carolina Central kicked off its football season with a 23-14 victory over Alcorn State to capture the 2021 Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge championship trophy, as seen in primetime on ESPN. Saturday’s game was highly anticipated since both teams were out of action for more than 600 days due to the pandemic. The game started with a methodic drive that ended in a 20-yard Braves touchdown pass from senior quarterback Felix Harper to junior wide out Juan Anthony Jr.…

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Famu officially joins SWAC

From Florida A&M Sports Information: FAMU Officially Becomes a Member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference  Florida A&M University (FAMU) athletics has officially entered a new era.  The University held a historic press conference on Thursday morning at the Al Lawson Multipurpose Center as FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Commissioner Charles McClelland, Ph.D., and Vice President/Director of Athletics Kortne Gosha gave remarks as Florida A&M left its membership with the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) after more than four decades.  “I want to acknowledge all those great institutions and friends…

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Sixteen former FAMU tennis players named to MEAC all-time teams

From Florida A&M Sports Information: Sixteen former Florida A&M University (FAMU) men’s and women’s tennis student-athletes were recently named to the all-time Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) 50th anniversary tennis teams.  Rochelle “Nikki” Houston, Rachel Harden, Donna Millington, Asia Muhammed and Rachel Pye were named to the women’s team.  Houston, who is the director of Tennis of the Rattler program, said it was truly special to be recognized as one of the best in conference history.  “I am truly honored to be on this list,” said Houston, who was a two-time…

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