Hobart Statesmen

Overall record: 8-2 - Conference: 4-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/14 vs. Dickinson W, 27-3
9/28 at Union * • W, 14-6
10/5 vs. St. Lawrence * • W, 44-14
10/12 at Rochester * • W, 59-21
10/19 at Franklin and Marshall W, 35-21
10/26 vs. Alfred W, 25-19
11/2 vs. Ithaca W, 17-6
11/9 at St. John Fisher L, 17-14
11/16 vs. RPI * • W, 34-27
11/23 vs. John Carroll L, 27-7 RC
Overall record: 8-2 - Conference: 4-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/28 at Union * • W, 14-6
10/5 vs. St. Lawrence * • W, 44-14
10/12 at Rochester * • W, 59-21
11/16 vs. RPI * • W, 34-27
Hobart 4-0 8-2
Merchant Marine 5-1 8-3
Union 3-1 5-5
RPI 2-2 8-2
WPI 3-3 4-6
Rochester 1-4 2-8
St. Lawrence 0-4 0-10

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 LL)
2015 (7-3, 5-2 LL)
2014 (12-1, 7-0 LL)
2013 (10-1, 7-0 LL)
2012 (12-1, 7-0 LL)
2011 (7-2, 5-1 LL)
2010 (5-4, 3-3 LL)
2009 (6-3, 5-2 LL)
2008 (9-2, 6-1 LL)
2007 (8-3, 6-1 LL)
2006 (8-2, 5-1 LL)
2005 (9-2, 6-1 LL)
2004 (9-2, 7-0 LL)
2003 (6-4, 3-1 LL)
2002 (8-2, 4-0 LL)
2001 (6-3, 2-2 LL)
2000 (9-2, 3-1 LL)
1999 (5-4, 2-2 LL)

Team Quick Facts



Coach: Michael Cragg (Slippery Rock '83)
Conference: LL
Enrollment: 2307
Location: Geneva, NY
Colors: Purple, Orange
Stadium: Boswell FIeld (4500)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

October 1, 2016
Top 25: UWW wins WIAC clash; Central, Huntingdon fall
No. 2 UW-Whitewater came away with the road win at No. 8 UW-Platteville, while Dubuque ruined...
October 1, 2016
Hobart wins wild one over Merchant Marine 38-35
Hobart remained undefeated, winning a wild Liberty League contest over Merchant Marine 38-35. The...
September 17, 2016
#25 Statesmen defuse Bombers 23-3
GENEVA, N.Y.—The 25th-ranked Hobart College football team turned in its most complete...
December 17, 2015
Ithaca moving to Liberty League
The Bombers are changing conferences for all sports, but make no mistake -- this move is primarily...
November 7, 2015
Top 25: T.More clinches; Wesley, St. Lawrence denied
Salisbury kept Wesley from wrapping up the New Jersey Athletic Conference title, while Hobart kept...
November 7, 2015
Statesmen stun #25 Saints with last second rally
GENEVA, N.Y.—Sophomore quarterback Shane Sweeney engineered a 7-play, 64-yard game-winning...
November 3, 2015
The race to seven: Two conferences chasing AQs
Ever since the NEWMAC dropped its offseason bombshell that it would add football in 2017, there&rsqu...
October 31, 2015
Hobart scary good on Halloween, tops Union 52-14
SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—The Hobart College football team scored on five of its first six possessions...
October 24, 2015
Engineers survive late Statesmen rally
GENEVA, N.Y.—Sixty minutes of football came down to one two-point conversion play in today's...
October 10, 2015
Top 25: Titans snap Warhawks' win streak
UW-Oshkosh won a defensive battle, blocking a field goal with 1:59 left in the game to preserve a...
October 3, 2015
Fast start leads #25 Statesmen to Homecoming victory
A dominant first half, set the 25th-ranked Hobart College football team on a course to a 37-7...
September 26, 2015
Statesmen double up Mariners to take league opener
The Hobart football team opened Liberty League play with a 30-15 win at Merchant Marine this...
September 19, 2015
Top 25: UW-P rally stuns NCC; Ithaca ends Hobart run
Platteville scored the final 28 points in the fourth quarter and OT to win. Ithaca was the beneficia...
September 19, 2015
#24 Ithaca halts #16 Hobart’s regular season win streak
ITHACA, N.Y.—The Hobart College football team's 32-game regular season winning streak came to...
September 15, 2015
Say hello to the high hurdle
Apparently hurdling is just part of the playbook here. Check out this play, and the flashback --...
September 12, 2015
#15 Statesmen top Gulls 28-17
GENEVA, N.Y.—On a dreary day at Boswell Field, the 15th-ranked Hobart College football team...
September 9, 2015
Ten D-III players make active NFL rosters
Ali Marpet was the star of Division III on draft day, but he's not the only rookie who made an...
September 5, 2015
#16 Statesmen bedevil Dickinson in opener
CARLISLE, Pa.—The 16th-ranked Hobart College football team earned its 31st consecutive regular...
June 12, 2015
Statesmen add David to football coaching staff
Hobart College Head Football Coach Mike Cragg announced the hiring of Kory David to serve as...
May 2, 2015
Marpet focused on passing the test
Ali Marpet is just like every other student at Hobart and William Smith. He's trying to avoid...
May 1, 2015
Marpet chosen in second round
Hobart offensive lineman Ali Marpet, who was the scouts' seeming small-school darling, ended...
May 1, 2015
Marpet drafted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
CHICAGO—Hobart College senior Ali Marpet made history tonight. The All-American offensive...
April 28, 2015
Division III's draft prospects looking up
The last time a Division III player was drafted was three years ago. And although it appears D-III...
April 8, 2015
New shuffle begins as NEWMAC adds football
The NEWMAC, which sponsors a wide range of Division III sports, is bringing its football teams home,...
April 2, 2015
Hobart assistant becomes Endicott's second-ever coach
Kevin DeWall, who has spent the past 12 years as offensive coordinator at Hobart, is taking over at...
March 20, 2015
Green promoted to offensive line coach
Hobart College Head Football Coach Mike Cragg recently announced that offensive assistant coach...
March 20, 2015
Marpet: Teammates push me
As the 2014 football season drew near, fans of the Hobart College football team and NCAA Division...
February 26, 2015
Drach promoted to offensive coordinator
GENEVA, N.Y.—Hobart College Head Football Coach Mike Cragg announced today that Quarterbacks...
February 20, 2015
Marpet turns heads at NFL combine
Hobart All-American lineman Ali Marpet, the only D-III player at the NFL combine, put up a big...
January 24, 2015
Hobart's Marpet named to Senior Bowl all-star team
Hobart senior offensive lineman Ali Marpet had an exceptional week in Mobile, Ala. His efforts drew...
December 19, 2014
Marpet named to AP Little All-America 2nd team
The Associated Press named Hobart College senior offensive lineman Ali Marpet to its Little...
December 10, 2014
Marpet named AFCA All-American, accepts invite to Reese’s Senior Bowl
Hobart College senior offensive lineman Ali Marpet was named to the 2014 American Football Coaches...
November 29, 2014
Wrapup: Linfield advances, Hobart, John Carroll hold on
Hobart got an interception on its own 2-yard line with 15 seconds left and John Carroll survived a...
November 29, 2014
Hobart tops Johns Hopkins in battle of unbeaten 24-21
GENEVA, N.Y.—The Hobart College football team outlasted visiting Johns Hopkins University...
November 27, 2014
Johns Hopkins, Hobart get together for Thanksgiving
On Thanksgiving week, the Blue Jays and Statesmen won't be visiting with family, but they'll be...
November 22, 2014
Wesley bracket: Kodossou goes off, MIT moves on
MIT defeated Husson in overtime to win the New England geography bowl, while Hobart scored in the...
November 22, 2014
#7/9 Statesmen rally for 22-15 playoff win over Ithaca
GENEVA, N.Y.—Nationally-ranked Hobart College led for only 12.4 seconds in its NCAA Division...
November 15, 2014
#8 Hobart retains the Centennial Cup with 28-23 win over Rochester
GENEVA, N.Y.—It wasn't the best performance of the year, but the No. 8 Hobart College football...
November 8, 2014
Witt, Ithaca, Hobart win bids in head-to-head battles
Hobart survived on the road at St. Lawrence, while Ithaca shut down St. John Fisher and Wittenberg...
November 8, 2014
Late FG lifts #7 Hobart to 4th consecutive Liberty League Championship
The Hobart College football team secured its fourth straight Liberty League title with a 29-27...
November 1, 2014
#8 Statesmen shut down Dutchmen to remain unbeaten
The eighth-ranked Hobart College football team improved to 8-0 with a 30-6 victory over Union...
October 25, 2014
#8 Statesmen derail Engineers 35-3
TROY, N.Y.—The eighth-ranked Hobart College football team got six sacks and an interception...
October 22, 2014
An all-time great?
Despite being double- and triple-teamed for most of the past two seasons, Tyre Coleman is still...
October 11, 2014
#8 Statesmen tame Pride 37-7
GENEVA, N.Y.—The eighth-ranked Hobart College football team bottled up one of the top offenses...
October 4, 2014
Passing game, dominant D lead #9 Hobart to win at WPI
WORCESTER, Mass.—Senior quarterback Patrick Conlan threw for a career-high 257 yards and three...
September 27, 2014
#11 Statesmen open league play with 42-7 win over Mariners
GENEVA, N.Y.—The 11th-ranked Hobart College football team rushed for 404 yards and six...
September 20, 2014
Big 1st half carries #12 Statesmen to victory over Colonels
The 12th-ranked Hobart College football team scored 37 unanswered first half points, spoiling Curry...
September 13, 2014
#12 Hobart passes road test at Endicott
No. 12 Hobart College passed its first road test of the season, defeating Endicott College 28-18 at...
September 6, 2014
#12 Statesmen run past Red Devils 33-21 in opener
Hobart's rushing game didn't miss a beat without All-American Steven Webb '14, getting 103 yards...
November 30, 2013
#8 Hobart's playoff run halted by #25 St. John Fisher
GENEVA, N.Y.—St. John Fisher College converted three turnovers into 17 points on the way to a...
November 27, 2013
Hobart, Fisher square off in other's backyard
Backyard football games are a tradition for many during Thanksgiving week. For St. John Fisher and...
November 23, 2013
Wesley wins in final minute, JCU out
The first round of playoffs had a couple of thrillers, with Ithaca, Franklin and Wesley rallying, as...
November 23, 2013
Hobart cruises in NCAA opener, 34-7
Running back Steven Webb rushed for 161 yards and three touchdowns as Hobart College defeated...
November 16, 2013
Statesmen turn over another perfect regular season
The seventh-ranked Hobart College football team generated four takeaways and logged three sacks as...
November 9, 2013
Unbeaten Statesmen stop Saints, clinch 3rd straight league title
GENEVA, N.Y.—The nationally ranked Hobart College football team held visiting St. Lawrence...
November 2, 2013
Webb highlights record-setting day as #6/7 Hobart tops Union 41-20
Senior running back Steven Webb ran for 128 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 6/7 Hobart College...
October 26, 2013
#6 Hobart remains unbeaten with 35-13 win over RPI
GENEVA, N.Y.—The sixth-ranked Hobart College football team scored 35 unanswered points on its...
October 12, 2013
Hobart wins 5th straight by outrushing Liberty League rushing leader
The nationally ranked Hobart football team outrushed the Liberty League's top rushing offense on its...
September 26, 2013
Hobart back on the run
When defenses line up against Hobart, they know the Statesmen will run the ball. It's being unable...
September 23, 2013
Hobart football moves up in polls; Statesmen earn weekly honors
Following a 34-21 win over Utica College on Saturday, the Hobart College football team moved up one...
September 21, 2013
Running game carries #8 Hobart to 34-21 win over Utica
GENEVA, N.Y.—For the second time in as many games, the No. 8 Hobart College football team ran...
September 7, 2013
#7 Hobart, Webb bedevil Dickinson 30-7
The seventh-ranked Hobart football team, behind a career day for senior running back Steven Webb and...
August 21, 2013
2 former Statesmen join gridiron coaching staff
Hobart College Head Football Coach Mike Cragg recently announced that Art Garvey and Andrew Klindera...
August 12, 2013
Best road trips: Week 3
It might be too early for the leaves to turn but this week's trip takes you from Washington, D.C.,...
July 9, 2013
Sporting News, Lindy's rank Hobart in preseason top 20
On the heels of the most successful season in school history, the Hobart College football team will...
February 27, 2013
Hobart football adds Grange to coaching staff
Hobart College Head Football Coach Mike Cragg recently announced that Nick Grange will serve as the...
December 1, 2012
Oshkosh breaks up a pack of purple
UW-Oshkosh continues its first-ever playoff run, moving to the semis with a comeback win in OT at...
November 28, 2012
Hobart, St. Thomas use similar formula
They've got differences, sure. But when it comes to Saturday's clash in Minnesota, both Hobart and...
November 24, 2012
Second round: Tommies, UWO rally, the rest roll
Mount Union, Wesley, Hobart and Widener all won going away, with the battles waiting later in...
November 24, 2012
Hobart’s ground game, defense carries Statesmen to NCAA 3rd round
Seventh-ranked Hobart College ran for 286 yards and five touchdowns while limiting No. 13/24...
November 1, 2012
Hobart has playoffs in sight
Hobart coach Mike Cragg doesn't like to look ahead, but he has to suspect it's on most of the...
October 27, 2012
#6/10 Hobart tops Union, improves to 8-0 for 1st time since 1954
GENEVA, N.Y.—The Hobart College football team improved to 8-0 for the first time since 1954...
October 20, 2012
#11 Hobart runs over RPI 35-7
The Hobart College football team ran for a season-high 334 yards and contained Rensselaer Polytechni...
October 6, 2012
#9/12 Hobart remains unbeaten with 28-7 win over Springfield
GENEVA, N.Y.—The nationally ranked Hobart College football team remained undefeated with a...
September 1, 2012
#22 Hobart dominates Dickinson in gridiron opener
GENEVA, N.Y.—The No. 22 Hobart College football team pitched an opening day shutout, topping...
January 26, 2012
Blades to be honored by Happiness House
Senior Jarrid Blades will receive the Happiness House Volunteer of the Year Award on Friday, Feb. 3...
November 19, 2011
Short-handed Statesmen fall to #7 Wesley 35-28 in NCAA Playoffs
Playing without several key starters, the Hobart football team gave seventh-ranked Wesley all it...
November 18, 2011
Upstate underdogs hit the road
For St. John Fisher, getting in was a surprise. For Hobart, it was expected, but the destination...
November 10, 2011
Capital One recognizes 2 Statesmen for academic, athletic excellence
Hobart College senior offensive lineman Jarrid Blades and junior linebacker Nick Zapp were named to...
October 22, 2011
#25 Statesmen sink Mariners for Homecoming win
GENEVA, N.Y.—The No. 25 Hobart football team remained unbeaten, scoring the first six...
October 8, 2011
Statesmen sack Dutchmen 41-24
Hobart registered a season-high eight sacks and rode a 20-point second quarter to a 41-24 Liberty...
October 1, 2011
Statesmen shut out defending conference champs 23-0
The Hobart football team remained unbeaten with a dominating defensive performance in a 23-0 Liberty...
September 24, 2011
Statesmen offense, defense impress in 56-20 win at Fisher
PITTSFORD, N.Y.—The Hobart football team showed no signs of rust after a two-week layoff,...
September 19, 2011
Hobart football coaches join Coach to Cure MD campaign
When the Hobart football team takes the field at St. John Fisher's Growney Stadium on Saturday,...
September 5, 2011
Hobart duo takes home weekly awards
Hobart senior wide receiver Garth Muratori and sophomore punter Yosh Karbowniczak were named the...
July 22, 2011
Worthington named preseason All-American
Hobart sophomore Devin Worthington earned a spot on the D3football.com preseason All-America second...
July 19, 2011
Blades nominated for Good Works Team
Senior offensive lineman Jarrid Blades is a nominee for the 2011 Allstate American Football Coaches...
May 17, 2011
Cragg announces captains for 2011 football season
Hobart Head Football Coach Mike Cragg recently announced the team captains for the 2011 season....
May 4, 2011
Bianchi, Kluber join NFF's Hampshire Honor Society
Hobart’s Nick Bianchi and Sean Kluber are among the 671 student-athletes nationwide who...
May 3, 2011
10 Football Statesmen honored at Block H
Ten members of the Hobart College football team were recognized by the Statesmen Athletic Associatio...
March 31, 2011
Hobart football raises money, awareness for Happiness House
The Hobart football team, led by junior offensive lineman Jarrid Blades, continued its tradition of...
January 7, 2011
Hobart placed on three years' probation
The Statesmen have to vacate two years' worth of football victories and face probation because an...
November 13, 2010
Hobart loses heart-breaker on Senior Day, 35-34
GENEVA, N.Y.—Trailing 35-28 in the second overtime period, first year running back Steven Webb...
October 30, 2010
Statesmen engineer 38-13 victory over WPI
The Hobart football team used a strong showing by its defense and a balance attack by its offense to...
October 23, 2010
Muratori's 3 TDs lead Statesmen over Mariners
The Hobart football team scored 23 unanswered points to start the game and held on for a 40-33...
October 9, 2010
Records fall as Hobart tops Union in 2OT
The Hobart football team survived a wild shootout with Liberty League rival Union at Boswell Field...
September 27, 2010
Statistical Spotlight
Each week during the regular season we look at some of the key statistical performances from the...
September 18, 2010
Webb's 3 TDs lead Statesmen past CMU 35-21
Led by first-year running back Steven Webb, the Hobart football team produced 469 yards of offense...
September 11, 2010
Hobart 38, Dickinson 7
GENEVA, N.Y. — The Hobart College football team opened its 2010 season at the new Boswell Field...
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