Towson Tigers

Towson CB Smith named to Buck Buchanan Award Watch List

July 11, 2014 | WNST Staff

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Senior cornerback Tye Smith of the Towson University football team has been named to the 2014 Buck Buchanan Award Watch List, it was announced on Thursday. The award is given out annually to the FCS’ most outstanding defensive player. The Buchanan Award will celebrate its 20th anniversary this season and will be presented by The [...]

Towson finishes in Top 25 in Capital One Cup men’s standings

July 03, 2014 | WNST Staff

MCLEAN, Va. – The Towson University men’s athletics program tied for 25th place in the Capital One Cup final men’s standings, released by the Capital One Financial Corporation. The Tiger men tallied 36 points in the final standings on the strength of their NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) national title game run. The Tigers [...]

Four Towson football players receive preseason All-America recognition

July 02, 2014 | WNST Staff

LEESBURG, Va. – Beyond Sports Network released its Preseason FCS All-America team this week and several Tigers were honored. Fullback Emmanuel Holder and defensive end Ryan Delaire were named to the first team, while cornerback Tye Smith and safety Christian Carpenter were honored with spots on the third team. The 2014 Preseason All-America Football Team was chosen based on returning All Americans from the [...]

Former Towson standout Cittadino to play for Israel in World Championships

July 01, 2014 | WNST Staff

TOWSON, Md. - Former Tiger men’s lacrosse player Casey Cittadino ’06 heads to Denver this week with Team Israel for the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Championship. Cittadino has close ties with current members of Towson Lacrosse. While he was a Tiger student-athlete, he played defense with Assistant Coach Dan Cocchi and for then-Assistant Coach Shawn Nadelen. In high school, [...]

Former Towson F Benimon to play with Heat, Nuggets in Summer League

June 27, 2014 | WNST Staff

TOWSON, Md. – Former Towson forward and two-time Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Year Jerrelle Benimon will begin his professional basketball career on the Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets NBA Summer League teams. Though not selected in the 2014 NBA Draft, Benimon will join the Heat, which will participate in the Summer League from July 5-11 in Orlando, [...]

Towson WR Wilkins receives preseason recognition from CFPA

June 24, 2014 | WNST Staff

TOWSON, Md. – Towson football standout Spencer Wilkins earned a spot on the 2014 CFPA Wide Receiver Award list, it was announced today by College Football Performance Awards. Wilkins was Towson’s second-leading wide receiver in 2013, hauling in 40 passes for a team-best 691 yards. He was also tied for the team lead with four receiving touchdowns and [...]

Former Towson F Benimon would love to get call from hometown Wizards in Draft

June 23, 2014 | WNST Audio

Towson RB Victor receives preseason recognition from CFPA

June 17, 2014 | WNST Staff

TOWSON, Md. – Darius Victor of the Towson football team earned a spot on the 2014 CFPA Running Back Award list, it was announced today by College Football Performance Awards. “Congratulations to Darius on earning a spot on this year’s watch list,” said CFPA Executive Director Brad Smith. “Victor produced a number of strong performances in 2013.” Victor rushed [...]

Towson’s DeNapoli picks up CAA academic honor

June 15, 2014 | WNST Staff

RICHMOND, Va. – Towson University student-athletes Thomas DeNapoli and Joe Gunerman were honored as the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced its spring scholar-athletes. DeNapoli was the men’s lacrosse honoree while Gunerman was the men’s golf selection. The CAA honors one scholar-athlete in each of its 21 championship sports. Nominees for the award must be a starter or important reserve on their team and must [...]

Former Towson RB West signs rookie deal with Browns

June 11, 2014 | WNST Staff