Christopher Newport Captains


Previous seasons

Year Overall Conf
2017 5-5, 4-5 NJAC
2016 7-3, 6-3 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


Enrollment: 4962
Location: Newport News, VA
Colors: Royal Blue, Silver
Stadium: Pomoco Stadium (4200)
Surface: Grass

News Releases

September 30, 2017 CNU Defense Sparkles as Captains Improve to 4-1 with 30-0 Home Victory over Rowan NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Christopher Newport's defense did the talking Saturday night as the Captains blanked the Profs of Rowan University, 30-0, at POMOCO Stadium. CNU improved to 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference with the victory that saw the Captains hold the Profs to just 67 total yards and four first downs all night.
January 31, 2017 Christopher Newport finally finds its coach Five and a half months after Matt Kelchner announced he was stepping down and two and a half months after CNU's football season ended, the Captains finally have their new commanding officer.
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.