2017 WestConn Football News

  • Quinn Fleeting Named MASCAC Offensive Player Of The Year... Five Others Honored
    November 15, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) has been named 2017 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Offiensive Player of the Year announced Commissioner Angela Baumann on Wednesday.
  • Football Season Ends With Stunning 18-0 Loss at Westfield State
    November 10, 2017
    WESTFIELD, MA – After a heartbreaking loss to Framingham State last week, the Western Connecticut State University football team’s season came to an end with a stunning 18-0 loss at MASCAC foe Westfield State on Friday evening at Alumni Field. With the loss, the Colonials concluded the slate at 7-3 overall and 5-3 in league play, while the Owls finished at 3-7 and 3-5.
  • WestConn falls at Framingham State, 39-35, in final seconds
    November 04, 2017
    FRAMINGHAM, MA - Junior tailback Duane Gary rushed for 119 yards on 21 carries, all in the second half, but the Western Connecticut State University dropped a heart-breaking defeat at Framingham State University, 39-35, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Fleeting and D'Onofrio honored by MASCAC after win over Fitchburg State
    October 30, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University's senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) and sophomore kicker Jordan D'Onofrio (Orange, CT) were honored by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference for outstanding performances in their 55-34 victory over Fitchburg State University last Saturday.
  • WestConn Football Also Receiving Votes in AFCA Poll
    October 30, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University football team is Also Receiving Votes in the lastest American Football Coaches Association Division III Top 25 Poll, released on Monday. The Colonials are 7-1 on the season and travel to Framingham State University for a 12 noon meeting with the Rams on Saturday, November 4.
  • Four touchdown tosses by Quinn Fleeting highlights WestConn win over Fitchburg State, 55-34
    October 28, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) threw four first-half touchdown passes in Western Connecticut State University's 55-34 victory over visiting Fitchburg State University on Senior Day at the Westside Athletic Complex on Saturday afternoon.
  • Duane Gary amasses 260 all-purpose yards in Colonials 27-20 win at Bridgewater State
    October 21, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The visiting Western Connecticut State University football team held on for a 27-20 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference victory over Bridgewater State University on Saturday evening at Swenson Field.
  • Defensive second half proves to be enough for WestConn to hold on for 28-21 win over Massachusetts Maritime
    October 14, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) threw three first-half touchdowns and the Colonials' defense buckled down in the second half to defeat visiting Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 28-21 at the Westside Athletic Complex on Saturday night.
  • Fleeting earns fourth MASCAC Offensive Player of the Week honor
    October 08, 2017
    WESTFIELD, MA - For the fourth time in five weeks, Western Connecticut State University senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) has been named Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week.
  • Duane Gary and Quinn Fleeting lead WestConn over Worcester State, 49-23 on Homecoming
    October 07, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Junior running back Duane Gary (New Haven, CT) and senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) led the Western Connecticut State University football team to a convincing 49-23 victory over Worcester State University at the Westside Athletic Complex on Saturday night, before a Homecoming crowd over 2,302.
  • VOTE TODAY for the MASCAC Football Play of the Week
    October 03, 2017
    WESTFIELD, MA - Despite suffering its 17-13 loss at UMass Dartmouth last Saturday, the Western Connecticut State University football team is one of four choices for the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference's Week 5 Fan Play of the Week.
  • Colonials' unbeaten streak ends with 17-13 loss at UMass Dartmouth
    September 30, 2017
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA - The Western Connecticut State University football team suffered its first loss of the season as it fell to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 17-13 at Cressy Field on Saturday night.
  • WestConn football ranked fourth in first New England Poll
    September 29, 2017
    BUZZARDS BAY, MA --  The first Grinold Chapter New England Division III football weekly rankings of the 2017 season have been released, and the Western Connecticut State University football team is ranked fourth after opening the season at 3-0.
  • Three-peat for Quinn Fleeting as he is named MASCAC Offensive Player of the Week
    September 25, 2017
    WESTFIELD, MA - Western Connecticut State University senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) has been named Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season.
  • Quinn Fleeting tosses three touchdowns in WestConn's 37-23 win over Salve Regina
    September 23, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - For the second straight week, Western Connecticut State University senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) three three touchdowns and the Colonials scored 37 points. On Saturday, they defeated visiting Salve Regina University, 37-23 at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Quinn Fleeting named DII/III Gold Helmet winner
    September 18, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Following Western Connecticut State University's come-from-behind 48-47 victory at Hartwick College on Saturday, senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) was named week one's Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation Division II/III Gold Helmet winner.
  • Quinn Fleeting named MASCAC Offensive Player of the Week
    September 17, 2017
    WESTFIELD, CT - For the second time in as many weeks, that the Western Connecticut State University football team has played, senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) has been named Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Offensive Player of the Week.
  • Quinn Fleeting throws for 411 yards and three TDs in WestConn's win over Plymouth State
    September 16, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) completed 30 of 39 passes for 411 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Western Connecticut State University football team to a 37-29 victory over Plymouth State University at the Westside Athletic Complex on Saturday night.
  • Quinn Fleeting and Jordan D'Onofrio honored by MASCAC
    September 04, 2017
    WESTFIELD, MA - Following Western Connecticut State University's come-from-behind victory at Hartwick College on Saturday, senior quarterback Quinn Fleeting (Windsor, CT) and sophomore kicker Jordan D'Onofrio (Orange, CT) were honored by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference as Offensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively.
  • Wild comeback highlights season opener for the Colonials
    September 02, 2017
    ONEONTA, NY – Hartwick football led 28-0 in the second quarter over visiting Western Connecticut State, but the Colonials outscored the Hawks 48-19 the rest of the way to snatch a 48-47 victory on Saturday at Wright Stadium in the season opener for both teams.
  • WestConn picked to finish third in MASCAC in 2017
    August 23, 2017
    WESTFIELD, MA - The Western Connecticut State University football team as been picked to finish in third place in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference as voted on by the league;s nine coaches on Wednesday.