Williams Ephs football

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Williams Ephs football
Williams Ephs logo.png
First season 1881
Head coach Mark Raymond
Stadium Weston Field Athletic Complex
Location Williamstown, Massachusetts
NCAA division NCAA Division III
Conference NESCAC
Colors Purple and Gold[1]
         

The Williams Ephs represent Williams College of Williamstown, Massachusetts in the sport of college football. The football team is coached by Mark Raymond, who has held the position since the start of the 2016 season.[2] The team plays at Weston Field on campus. The team has had 16 players named to the Division III All-America Team since 1974.[3] The program began varsity play in 1881.[4] As a NESCAC football team, the program is not permitted to play non-conference games or to participate in the NCAA Tournament.[5]

The team's annual rivalry game against Amherst is known as the Biggest Little Game In America. It is traditionally the final game of each season. The 2007 game between Williams and Amherst, won by Williams 20–0, hosted College GameDay at Weston Field (Williamstown).[6] As of the end of the 2013 season, Williams leads the all-time series 71–52–5.[7]

The team has won the following honors:[4]

  • Little Three Titles (since 1990): 1990–1994, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2005–2008, 2010 (outright); 1995, 1997, 1999 (ties)
  • NESCAC Championships (since 2000): 2001, 2006, 2010 (outright); 2002 (tie)
  • Perfect seasons (8-0): 1989, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2001, 2006, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Logos & Visual Identity Guidelines". Retrieved 2016-06-12. 
  2. ^ "Aaron Kelton". Athletics.Williams.edu. Archived from the original on May 3, 2012. Retrieved May 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Football All-Americans". Athletics.Williams.edu. Archived from the original on May 3, 2012. Retrieved May 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Football". Athletics.Williams.edu. Archived from the original on May 3, 2012. Retrieved May 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ Chimelis, Ron (November 19, 2009). "Unbeaten Amherst College Football Team Deserves a Playoff". Masslive.com. Archived from the original on April 30, 2012. Retrieved April 30, 2012. 
  6. ^ Fowler, Chris. "'GameDay' Goes Off the Beaten Path to Find the Biggest Little Rivalry". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on April 29, 2012. Retrieved April 29, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Football vs. Amherst". Athletics.Williams.edu. Archived from the original on May 3, 2012. Retrieved May 4, 2012.