2016 Ashland University Football News

  • Snyder, Shaheen Named 2016-17 GLIAC Scholar-Athletes Of The Year
    June 27, 2017
    Ashland University has swept the 2016-17 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards, as a pair of juniors – women’s basketball forward Laina Snyder and football tight end Adam Shaheen – have earned the honors.
  • AU Announces 2017 Hall Of Famers, Student-Athletes Of The Year
    June 16, 2017
    The rolls for both the Ashland University Hall of Fame and Student-Athletes of the Year have grown once again, as a combined nine deserving honorees have been selected for their respective honors.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Counting Down 2016-17’s Top Moments
    June 12, 2017
    The 2016-17 season for Ashland University’s athletic department can be considered a success by many measures. One of those measures is when it is difficult to rank the season’s Top 10 moments – both in narrowing them down and figuring out where to slot them.
  • Ashland Finishes 34th In 2016-17 Directors’ Cup Standings
    June 08, 2017
    Ashland University’s athletic program ended the 2016-17 season 34th in the annual NCAA Division II Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, as announced on Thursday (June 8) morning. Two-hundred and sixty eight Division II programs were ranked in the final 2016-17 standings.
  • AU Second In GLIAC Presidents’ Trophy For 12th Straight Year
    May 25, 2017
    For the 12th consecutive season, Ashland University’s athletic department has finished second in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Presidents’ Trophy (all-sports) standings, as announced by the conference on Thursday (May 25) morning.
  • Hancock Named AU Assistant AD/Director Of Sports Medicine
    May 23, 2017
    Jeremy Hancock has been named Ashland University’s Assistant Athletic Director/Director of Sports Medicine, effective immediately.
  • Former Eagle TE Shaheen Signs Bears Rookie Contract
    May 19, 2017
    The National Football League’s Chicago Bears announced late on Friday (May 19) afternoon that they signed former Ashland University tight end Adam Shaheen to a four-year contract.
  • Track And Field, Gulas, Make-A-Wish Highlight Second ASHPY’s
    April 30, 2017
    The second Ashland University ASHPY’s awards took place on Sunday (April 30) night at the Upper Convocation Center.
  • Shaheen Lands With Bears In Second Round
    April 28, 2017
    Adam Shaheen is trading in the purple and gold of Ashland University for the dark navy blue and orange of the Chicago Bears.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Second ASHPY’s Set For April 30
    April 25, 2017
    The second annual ASHPY awards, presented by Ashland University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, will take place on Sunday (April 30) at 7:30 p.m. in the Upper Convocation Center.
  • This Week In #EagleNation – A Full Boat To Close Out April
    April 24, 2017
    The 2016-17 school year is winding down, but there is plenty of importance in the final week of April.
  • Kellogg Field Goal Lifts Gold Past Purple, 9-7
    April 22, 2017
    A 30-yard field goal by sophomore kicker Sam Kellogg at the final gun lifted the Gold team past the Purple team, 9-7, in the first-half regular-game portion of the 2017 Purple & Gold Spring Game on Saturday (April 22) night at Jack Miller Stadium/Martinelli Field.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – For Shaheen, The Time Is Near
    April 20, 2017
    It is just one more week until the start of the 2017 National Football League Draft. For Ashland University tight end Adam Shaheen, it’s a short time until the talk hopefully becomes a reality.
  • This Week In #EagleNation – An Action-Packed Slate
    April 16, 2017
    As the calendar turns to the second half of April, Ashland University’s athletic programs continue to position themselves for potential postseason appearances. In addition to the five spring programs with a full slate this week, the Eagle football team will play its annual Purple & Gold Spring Game to conclude its spring workout schedule.
  • Martinelli Honored With Ohio’s Finest Award At OSU
    April 14, 2017
    On Friday (April 13) afternoon at The Ohio State University, College Football Hall of Fame head coach Dr. Fred Martinelli was given an Ohio’s Finest award during the Buckeyes’ annual football coaches clinic.
  • April 22 Spring Game To Cap Busy Football Weekend
    April 06, 2017
    The 2017 Purple & Gold Spring Game will be April 22 at 7 p.m. at Jack Miller Stadium/Martinelli Field. That will be the conclusion of a very busy weekend for Ashland University’s football program.
  • Bernhard Earns Spot On 2017 NFF Hampshire List
    April 05, 2017
    Ashland University senior linebacker Zach Bernhard has earned a spot as a member of the 2017 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society, as the NFF and the College Hall of Fame released the list on Wednesday (April 5).
  • Browns Re-Sign Former Eagle All-American Meder
    March 28, 2017
    On Tuesday (March 28) afternoon, the National Football League’s Cleveland Browns announced they have re-signed former Ashland University All-American defensive lineman Jamie Meder.
  • Shaheen Garnering Plenty Of Pre-Combine Buzz
    March 01, 2017
    The 2017 National Football League scouting combine has begun in Indianapolis, Ind., and Ashland University football fans will see a familiar name in the list of participants.
  • Shaheen, Cudworth Earn 2016 Fall GLIAC Commissioner’s Awards
    February 17, 2017
    Ashland University junior tight end Adam Shaheen (football) and senior outside hitter Alli Cudworth (volleyball) each have earned 2016 fall Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Awards, the conference announced on Friday (Feb. 17) morning.
  • Ashland University Releases 2017 Football Schedule
    February 01, 2017
    Bob Dylan famously sang, “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” Thanks to a new-look Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Ashland University’s football schedule will have some changes from recent years. The Eagles released their 2017 schedule on Wednesday (Feb. 1), a slate which features 11 regular-season games – two non-conference contests followed by nine within the GLIAC.
  • 2017 Eagle Football National Signing Day Class
    February 01, 2017
    The list of 2017 National Signing Day signees for Ashland University football.
  • Ashland Native Farnsworth Named Eagle Cheer/Dance Coach
    January 30, 2017
    Ashland University Director of Athletics Al King announced the hire of Denise Farnsworth as the Eagles’ new head cheerleading and dance team coach on Monday (Jan. 30).
  • This Week In #EagleNation – A Full, Key Slate
    January 29, 2017
    As January ends and February begins, things for Ashland University’s 2016-17 winter sports programs are starting to crystalize. And, with nearly an entire month left in the regular-season, it’s possible a championship already can be clinched, as the Eagle women’s basketball team could claim its sixth Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division title in seven seasons this week.
  • Locker Honoring Royce On Display In Troop Lobby
    January 27, 2017
    A locker commemorating the career and College Football Hall of Fame induction of former Ashland University All-American defensive end Bill Royce is on display in the first-floor lobby at the Robert Troop Center.
  • Shaheen Garners First-Team All-America Honors From D2Football.com
    January 26, 2017
    A 2016 season filled with honors for Ashland University junior tight end Adam Shaheen became even more so on Thursday (Jan. 26) morning.
  • 76 Ashland Student-Athletes Earn GLIAC Fall Academic Honors
    January 25, 2017
    Seventy-six Ashland University fall student-athletes have earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference academic recognition, as the conference’s All-Academic Excellence and All-Academic lists were released on Wednesday (Jan. 25) morning.
  • 2017 Eagle Football Recruiting Class To Be Revealed On Feb. 1
    January 23, 2017
    The start of the 2017 recruiting class for the Ashland University football program will take shape on Feb. 1, and there will be many ways for Eagle fans, the general AU community and the public at large to follow National Signing Day.
  • Eagle Trio Earn Don Hansen All-Super Region Four Honors
    January 18, 2017
    Three Ashland University football players – junior tight end Adam Shaheen, senior right guard Zachary Douglass and junior quarterback Travis Tarnowski – have earned spots on the 2016 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Four team.
  • Eagle Tight End Shaheen To Enter NFL Draft
    January 05, 2017
    Record-setting Ashland University junior tight end Adam Shaheen will forgo his final season of eligibility to enter the 2017 National Football League Draft.
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