2018-19 Football News

  • 221 Panthers honored as SCIAC All-Academic
    July 08, 2019
    Chapman University’s student-athletes matched their record number with 221 SCIAC All-Academic selections in for the 2018-19 school year. The Panthers had the fourth-most selections of the nine schools in the SCIAC.
  • 2019 Athletics Department Awards announced
    May 10, 2019
    Chapman University Athletics announced its annual senior departmental awards at the Sports Appreciation Jog-a-Thon earlier this afternoon. The department awarded both male and female Student-Athlete of the Year awards as well as male and female Leadership Awards.
  • Deeb earns All-America honors
    December 14, 2018
    Junior Elias Deeb earned D3football.com All-America Second Team honors this afternoon after a stellar performance this season. The honor comes after the punter was selected to the All-West Region First Team and the All-SCIAC First Team earlier this year.
  • Special teams stars garner All-Region honors
    December 04, 2018
    The special teams of the Chapman University football team earned some more recognition from D3football.com with the announcement of its All-Region teams. Sophomore kick returner Nico Ragas and junior punter Elias Deeb were each selected to the All-West Region First Team.
  • Ten Panthers selected to All-SCIAC teams
    November 15, 2018
    Ten members of the Chapman University football team were selected to All-SCIAC teams earlier this afternoon after helping lead the Panthers to their third consecutive winning record.
  • Fieber, Calomeni earn SCIAC weekly awards
    November 12, 2018
    Two members of the Chapman University football team were honored with SCIAC Athlete of the Week awards earlier this afternoon. Senior Ian Fieber earned the SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week while fellow senior Curt Calomeni earned the SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week.
  • Football sends off seniors with 55-34 win
    November 10, 2018
    A third consecutive winning season was clinched with another offensive outburst in a 55-34 win for the Chapman University football team over La Verne. The Panthers (5-4, 4-3 SCIAC) sent their 22 seniors out with a win in a high-scoring game featuring big play after big play.
  • Football falls short at CMS
    November 03, 2018
    The Chapman University football team fell 16-9 at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday. Senior Curt Calomeni had a career-best 17 total tackles in the loss.
  • Late touchdown snaps football's home win streak
    October 27, 2018
    It all came down to the final seconds again. Last year, the Chapman University football team scored a game-winning touchdown with no time on the clock to win at Pomona-Pitzer. This year, Pomona-Pitzer scored the game-winning TD with just 3.5 seconds left as Chapman fell 24-21.
  • Football looks to stay unbeaten at home
    October 25, 2018
    The Panthers look to keep pace in the SCIAC standings when they take on Pomona-Pitzer at 7 p.m. in Chapman Stadium.
  • Vaccher earns national recognition
    October 23, 2018
    Senior Dominic Vaccher’s big game at Cal Lutheran has earned him national recognition. The wide receiver was selected to the D3football.com Team of the Week for the first time in his career.
  • Vaccher makes school history, earns SCIAC award
    October 22, 2018
    Senior Dominic Vaccher made school history on Saturday night as the Panthers came from behind to beat Cal Lutheran 33-29, earning this week’s SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week.
  • Vaccher makes history with game-winning grab
    October 20, 2018
    The longest touchdown pass in school history gave the Chapman University football team a 33-29 win on the road at Cal Lutheran. Senior Dominic Vaccher hauled in the record-breaking touchdown pass and was just shy of another school record in the win.
  • Football heads to Cal Lutheran for key road game
    October 17, 2018
    The Panthers head to Thousand Oaks for a battle of 2-1 teams in the SCIAC.
  • Ragas goes the distance, earns SCIAC award 
    October 15, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. - Sophomore receiver Nico Ragas helped the Panthers to a dominant 62-0 victory over Occidental this past weekend with an opening-play kickoff return for a touchdown, earning him the SCIAC Specialist of the Week award.
  • Football lights up scoreboard for Homecoming shutout win
    October 13, 2018
    Sophomore Nico Ragas took back the opening kick for a touchdown and the Chapman University football team cruised to a 62-0 Homecoming victory over Occidental. The Panthers (3-2, 2-1 SCIAC) scored in all facets of the game and shutout an opponent for the first time since Homecoming in 2014.
  • Homecoming Game ticket and seating information
    October 09, 2018
    The line for wristbands will open at 5 p.m. to guarantee a seat on either side of the stadium. This game will sell out.
  • Football falls 39-26 at Redlands
    October 06, 2018
    The Chapman University football team fell 39-26 at Redlands, ending an eight-game SCIAC winning streak. Sophomore Nico Ragas had the second 100-yard kick return in program history.
  • Road swing continues with trip to Redlands
    October 05, 2018
    The last two SCIAC champions collide in Redlands on Saturday for a 7 p.m. kickoff. Redlands and Chapman have combined to win four of the last five SCIAC titles.
  • Big second half leads to dominant win over Whittier
    September 29, 2018
    A dominant second half performance led the Chapman University football team to a 54-14 rout of Whittier College. The Panthers gained over 500 yards of offense for the second game in a row while putting up a season-high points total.
  • Football opens SCIAC slate at Whittier
    September 28, 2018
    The Panthers journey for a repeat begins with a matchup against the Poets of Whittier College.
  • Deeb selected as SCIAC Specialist of the Week
    September 17, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. – Junior punter Elias Deeb was awarded SCIAC Specialist of the Week after helping the Panthers control field position in their narrow 31-28 loss to Whitworth this past Saturday.
  • Late comeback fall short at Whitworth
    September 15, 2018
    The Chapman University football team scored 21 points in the fourth quarter but its comeback attempt ran out of time as the Panthers fell 31-28 at Whitworth. The Panthers’ offense gained over 500 yards in the loss.
  • Football faces first road test at Whitworth
    September 14, 2018
    Chapman and Whitworth meet for the first time since 2015 and the 10th time in program history. The Pirates hold the all-time series edge, 6-3, but the Panthersx have won three of the last five meetings. Both teams come into the matchup coming off an opening week win and a bye week. Both teams also have a bye next week.
  • Fieber, Bruce begin season with SCIAC weekly honor
    September 04, 2018
    Seniors Ian Fieber and Ben Bruce began the 2018 season with some big plays and were recognized as the SCIAC Offensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively. The pair helped the Panthers to a 36-6 win over Pacific.
  • Fieber's debut, stifling defense lead to dominant win
    September 01, 2018
    An overwhelming defensive effort and potent passing attack led the Chapman University football team to a 36-6 victory over visiting Pacific University to start the 2018 season. The defense bottled up the Pacific offense while senior Ian Fieber lit up the Panther scoreboard in his debut.
  • Football picked to repeat in 2018
    August 31, 2018
    Four years and two championships. The Panthers’ last senior class started and finished their careers with SCIAC titles. The class of 2018 will be trying to do something that hasn’t been done in the SCIAC since 2012 – repeat as champions.
  • Deeb among nominees for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
    July 17, 2018
    He’s been nationally recognized for his work on the football but his work outside the lines of Wilson Field has earned him his most recent recognition. Rising junior and All-American punter Elias Deeb was announced as one of 169 nominees for the prestigious Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®.