ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – The Navy sprint football team (1-0, 0-0 CSFL South) is expected to host Chestnut Hill (1-0, 1-0 CSFL South) at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium during a game of the South Division of the Collegiate Football League Sprint on Friday night at 7 p.m. The game will be the home and division opener for the Aspiring.
Live stats will be available throughout the game.
Navy enters the game 1-0 on the heels of a 55-7 road win at St. Thomas Aquinas to open the season, while Chestnut Hill also claimed a victory on the opening weekend against Alderson Broaddus (W, 28-7) at home.
Navy holds the all-time series record, 4-0, on Chestnut Hill. The Midshipmen opened the series with a 43-0 victory over the Griffins in 2016 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The following season, the Mids started the 2017 season in Conshohocken, Pa. With a 27-17 victory. Navy recorded a shutout again, scoring a 31-0 victory at Annapolis in 2018, while notching a 28-12 victory in 2019. The two teams did not face each other in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mask protocols at the NMCM stage
All fans who are not fully vaccinated and who are unable to maintain appropriate social distancing (6 feet) are required to wear a mask covering their mouth and nose at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Fans who are fully vaccinated and prefer not to wear a mask can do so.
Masks are required, regardless of vaccination status, in all interior spaces at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, which includes restrooms, elevators, indoor club level section in Akerson Tower, interior suites, and the press gallery.
All game day staff at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium will be required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment to protect our guests, both teams and other staff. All match day staff will be required to complete a pre-event health check questionnaire and temperature check before entering the stadium.
A thorough cleaning and disinfection of Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium will be performed before and after each event. In addition, throughout the match there will be a concentration of cleaning in all high touch point areas throughout the stadium.
Anyone with Covid-19, symptoms of Covid-19 or who have been exposed to Covid-19 should not come to the stadium.
These policies will be evaluated and some or all of them may be changed as conditions improve at local and national level.
Last outing: Marine in Saint-Thomas d’Aquin (September 18, 2021)
Navy earned a 55-7 victory over St. Thomas Aquinas at the Torne Valley Sports Complex in Hillburn, NY. The contenders scored early and often, while using solid defense to secure the victory on the road.
Offensively, the Midshipmen totaled 549 yards offensive, including 221 yards rushing and 328 yards in the air.
Brandon atwood (Gentry, Ark.) Got the start at quarterback, ending the game 19-27 for 313 yards with four touchdowns and one interception. Atwood gave way to Guillaume Leong (Irvine, Calif.) Who went 2-for-2 for 15 yards and one score.
André Margiotta (Vienna, Va.) Led the receiving body with five receptions for 164 yards and a pair of scores. Jake smith (Union, Ky.) Also finished with five receptions for a total of 92 yards and a touchdown. Alex Totta (Kansas City, Kansas) and Marco pezzini (Salinas, Calif.) Each added afternoon touchdowns.
On the pitch, team captain Matthew McGee (Port Charlotte, Fla.) Led the way with 97 yards on 16 carries with one touchdown. Stephen copeland (Ava, Missouri) capitalized on both carries, finishing with 46 yards and a touchdown.
Defensively, the Navy maintained the STAC’s offensive offense to 133 total yards, including just 22 rushing yards. The defense caught a pair of passes and recovered a fumble. Adam weissenfels (Richland, Wash.) Caught a Spartan pass, sending it back for 29 yards, a team high.
Kicker Golden Mychal (Jonesboro, Ark.) Converted two field goals while registering seven PATs for 13 points during the day.
Last time against Chestnut Hill (September 27, 2019)
The Navy sprint football team won their first game in the Collegiate Sprint Football League South Division, claiming a 28-12 victory over Chestnut Hill at AA Garthwaite Stadium (Conshohocken Field “A”) in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.
Offensively, the Navy was led by the quarterback Braydan Chmiel (’21). He finished the game 6 of 17 for 124 yards and two touchdowns. Chmiel also totaled 110 rushing yards on 15 scoring attempts.
Eric spicer (’21) had a pair of receptions for 73 yards, including a 67-yard touchdown to lead the Mids. Walt Fagan (’20) had a reception but made it count, bringing in an eight-yard touchdown grab.
Defensively, the contenders were led by David Postma (’20) who finished with 12 total tackles. He was joined by Adam weissenfels (Richland, Wash.) And Nav Seguy (’21) who recorded seven saves each.
Kicker Jared Swenson (’20) was perfect in the PAT that night, going 4-4 for four points in the game.