Christopher Newport Captains

Schedule

Overall record: 6-5 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/1 vs. Salisbury L, 40-16 BX RC P
9/8 at Hampden-Sydney L, 42-20 BX
9/15 at Shenandoah W, 20-7 BX P P
9/29 at Maryville (Tenn.) * • W, 45-31 BX RC
10/6 vs. Ferrum * • W, 38-31 BX
10/13 vs. LaGrange * • L, 20-6 BX RC
10/20 at Averett * • W, 28-13 BX RC
10/27 at N.C. Wesleyan * • W, 17-10 BX
11/3 vs. Greensboro * • W, 22-16 BX RC
11/10 vs. Methodist * • L, 30-29 BX
11/17 at Mount Union L, 72-14 BX P
Overall record: 6-5 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/29 at Maryville (Tenn.) * • W, 45-31 BX RC
10/6 vs. Ferrum * • W, 38-31 BX
10/13 vs. LaGrange * • L, 20-6 BX RC
10/20 at Averett * • W, 28-13 BX RC
10/27 at N.C. Wesleyan * • W, 17-10 BX
11/3 vs. Greensboro * • W, 22-16 BX RC
11/10 vs. Methodist * • L, 30-29 BX

2012

Schools Conf All
Ferrum 5-2 7-3
Maryville (Tenn.) 5-2 6-4
Christopher Newport 5-2 6-5
Methodist 4-3 5-5
Greensboro 3-4 5-5
LaGrange 3-4 3-7
N.C. Wesleyan 2-5 3-7
Averett 1-6 1-9

Past Records

Year Overall Conf
2016 0-0, 0-0 NJAC
2015 4-6, 4-5 NJAC
2014 8-4, 7-1 USAC
2013 8-2, 5-2 USAC
2012 6-5, 5-2 USAC
2011 8-3, 7-0 USAC
2010 6-5, 6-1 USAC
2009 5-5, 4-3 USAC
2008 8-2, 7-0 USAC
2007 7-3, 6-1 USAC
2006 8-3, 6-1 USAC
2005 6-4, 5-2 USAC
2004 9-3, 5-1 USAC
2003 8-3, 5-1 USAC
2002 6-5, 5-1 USAC
2001 5-4, 5-1 USAC

Team Info

Christopher Newport

Captains

Coach: Matt Kelchner (Susquehanna '82)
Conference: USAC
Enrollment: 4962
Location: Newport News, VA
Colors: Royal Blue, Silver
Stadium: Pomoco Stadium (4200)
Surface: Grass

News Releases

November 12, 2016 Captains Give Kelchner Proper Send-Off with 41-0 Senior Day Victory Over Southern Virginia NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Christopher Newport concluded the 2016 season and the Matt Kelchner era Saturday, as the Captains shut out the Knights of Southern Virginia, 41-0. The victory at POMOCO Stadium was followed by an emotional ceremony at midfield honoring the only coach in the 16-year history of the CNU football program.
October 15, 2016 Captains Stage Dramatic Comeback...Defeat Montclair State in Double Overtime, 28-21 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Christopher Newport posted a fourth quarter comeback Saturday, and outlasted Montclair State at POMOCO Stadium in a double overtime thriller, 28-21. The Captains, now 5-1 overall and 4-1 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference, used a dynamic defensive effort in the second half to send a Family Weekend standing-room-only crowd of 4,711 fans home happy.
September 17, 2016 Saints, Cardinals win Top 25 battles Thomas More pulled away from W&J in the second half, while St. John Fisher picked off Cortland twice in the fourth quarter to win and CNU pulled away from Wesley. More in Saturday's Top 25 roundup.
September 14, 2016 CNU trying to restore tradition Christopher Newport started off its Division III football program with a bang, but the Captains landed with a thud last season after entering the NJAC. This season, however, they've come out with a lot more offense and a little extra motivation.
September 10, 2016 Kearney's Record-Setting Performance Leads Captains to 45-27 Victory at Hampden-Sydney HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va.- The Christopher Newport football squad improved to 2-0 Saturday, pulling away from Hampden-Sydney in the second half on the way to a 45-27 triumph. Junior quarterback K.J. Kearney threw for two scores and ran for two more, and set a new school record for passing yards in a game with 355.
August 10, 2016 CNU's only head coach to step down Matt Kelchner has been the only head coach in the 16-year history of Christopher Newport football. But following the 2016 season, the Captains will be looking for someone new at the helm.