Messiah Falcons

All times Eastern
Overall: 19-6 - Conference: 13-5
11/15 vs. Rosemont W, 95-67 BX RC
11/16 vs. Hartwick W, 76-75 BX RC
11/20 at Penn State-Harrisburg W, 74-60 BX PH
11/23 vs. York (Pa.) W, 75-63 BX
11/26 at Albright * • W, 81-75 BX
12/4 vs. Lebanon Valley * • W, 80-73 BX RC
12/7 at Elizabethtown * • W, 71-64 BX RC RC
12/11 vs. Hood * • W, 70-65 BX RC PH
12/31 at Methodist W, 73-54 BX RC RC
1/4 at Guilford W, 82-72 BX RC RC
1/8 vs. Lycoming * • W, 79-76 BX RC
1/11 vs. Alvernia * • W, 89-78 BX RC
1/15 at Stevenson * • L, 103-99 BX RC RC
1/18 vs. Arcadia * • W, 78-70 BX RC
1/23 at Widener * • W, 95-87 BX RC
1/25 at Hood * • L, 78-77 BX RC PH
1/29 vs. Elizabethtown * • W, 80-65 BX RC RC
2/1 vs. Albright * • W, 90-87 BX RC RC
2/5 at Lycoming * • L, 81-73 BX RC RC
2/8 at Arcadia * • W, 81-70 BX RC
2/12 vs. Stevenson * • L, 64-60 BX RC
2/15 at Lebanon Valley * • W, 82-73 BX RC
2/18 vs. Widener * • W, 80-69 BX RC
2/22 at Alvernia * • L, 69-63 BX
2/26 at Alvernia L, 81-77 BX RC RC

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 19-6 - Conference: 13-5
11/26 at Albright * • W, 81-75 BX
12/4 vs. Lebanon Valley * • W, 80-73 BX RC
12/7 at Elizabethtown * • W, 71-64 BX RC RC
12/11 vs. Hood * • W, 70-65 BX RC PH
1/8 vs. Lycoming * • W, 79-76 BX RC
1/11 vs. Alvernia * • W, 89-78 BX RC
1/15 at Stevenson * • L, 103-99 BX RC RC
1/18 vs. Arcadia * • W, 78-70 BX RC
1/23 at Widener * • W, 95-87 BX RC
1/25 at Hood * • L, 78-77 BX RC PH
1/29 vs. Elizabethtown * • W, 80-65 BX RC RC
2/1 vs. Albright * • W, 90-87 BX RC RC
2/5 at Lycoming * • L, 81-73 BX RC RC
2/8 at Arcadia * • W, 81-70 BX RC
2/12 vs. Stevenson * • L, 64-60 BX RC
2/15 at Lebanon Valley * • W, 82-73 BX RC
2/18 vs. Widener * • W, 80-69 BX RC
2/22 at Alvernia * • L, 69-63 BX

(* Conference; • Region)

2013-14

Messiah 13-5 19-6
Stevenson 13-5 21-8
Alvernia 13-5 20-8
Hood 10-8 18-11
Lycoming 9-9 13-11
Albright 9-9 13-13
Widener 7-11 13-12
Lebanon Valley 7-11 9-15
Elizabethtown 5-13 8-17
Arcadia 4-14 9-16

Past Records

2013-14 (19-6, 13-5 MACC)
2012-13 (13-11, 9-9 MACC)
2011-12 (20-7, 12-2 MACC)
2010-11 (12-13, 7-7 MACC)
2009-10 (16-9, 9-5 MACC)
2008-09 (9-16, 6-6 MACC)
2007-08 (15-10, 4-6 MACC)
2006-07 (19-7, 13-1 MACC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Rick Van Pelt
Conference: MACC

Messiah

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 2826
Location: Grantham, PA
Colors: Navy, White
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Arena: Brubaker Auditorium (1800)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

February 26, 2014
Falcons' Early Deficit Proves Too Much in Semifinal Loss
Déjà vu all over again—and not the good kind. Just four days after Messiah...
February 18, 2014
Falcons Outpace Pride, Stay Atop Commonwealth
Messiah College broke open a close game with Widener late in the second-half to win 80-69 on Tuesday...
February 15, 2014
Steady Play Leads Falcons Over Dutchmen
No. 25 Messiah College grabbed the game's final lead with under 10 minutes to play on Saturday,...
February 12, 2014
Falcons Nipped at End, Stevenson Steals Win
No. 25 Messiah College dropped a game at home for the first time this season, losing 64-60 to...
February 8, 2014
Falcons Rebound to Defeat Arcadia on Road
For the third time this season No. 17 Messiah College followed up a loss with a win, this time...
February 5, 2014
Warriors' Second-Half Too Much for Falcons
Lycoming College ran off 12-straight points to start Wednesday's second-half against Messiah...
February 1, 2014
Falcons Rally to Double-Overtime Victory Over Albright
No. 22 Messiah College rallied from an early 19-4 deficit and forced overtime with less than four...
January 29, 2014
Strong Second-Half Leads Falcons Over Blue Jays
No. 22 Messiah College used a 13-0 second-half run to come from behind run away to an 80-65 win over...
January 23, 2014
Bolen, Fernandez Lead No. 17 Messiah Over Widener
Brad Bolen and David Fernandez combined for 60 points on Wednesday to lead No. 17 Messiah College to...
January 18, 2014
Falcons Edge Knights to Earn C'Wealth Win
Brad Bolen and David Fernandez combined for 47 points on Saturday to lead No. 15 Messiah College to...
January 15, 2014
Falcons Fall in Double-Overtime, Win Streak Snapped
Messiah's bid for a perfect season came to an end on Wednesday night in a thrilling, instant-classic...
January 11, 2014
Falcons' Second-Half Play Pushes Record to 12-0
No. 20 Messiah College used a 15-0 run in the second-half to pull ahead of Alvernia University on...
January 9, 2014
Hoopsville: Surprise, surprise!
Dave McHugh talked to some of the surprising teams from No. 18 Mary Washington, No. 20 Messiah,...
January 8, 2014
Falcons Outlast Lycoming, Earn Narrow Victory
No. 20 Messiah College tied their season-high with 12 three-pointers and held on late for a narrow...
January 4, 2014
Saturday men's wrap: Messiah, Purchase stay perfect
Been waiting for the new Top 25? It comes Monday. Meanwhile, some men's teams Saturday made it known...
January 4, 2014
Falcons' Streak Continues with Win at No. 17 Guilford
Messiah College displayed impressive balance, patience, and a deft touch from behind the arc to win...
December 31, 2013
Messiah's Second-Half Surge Supports School Record 9-0 Start
Messiah used an emphatic 20-0 run to break a second-half tie with Methodist and win on the road,...
December 11, 2013
Falcons' Streak Alive After Pulling Past Hood
Messiah College used a pivotal second-half run to back a gritty win over Hood College on Wednesday...
December 7, 2013
Falcons Overtake E-town in Overtime
Grantham, PA - David Fernandez came up big for the Falcons in Saturday's 71-64 overtime win over...
December 4, 2013
Fast-Paced Falcons Deliver 80-73 Victory
The Messiah men's basketball team was firing on all cylinders Wednesday evening as they put together...
November 16, 2013
Falcons Rally, Beat Hartwick on Bolen's Runner
Messiah College erased a 10-point deficit in the final three minutees and Brad Bolen hit a game-winn...
November 15, 2013
Falcons Run Away From Rosemont in Season Opener
Messiah College outscored Rosemont 50-32 in the second-half to turn a 10 point halftime lead into a...
February 16, 2013
Falcons Drop Final Game To Alvernia, End Season
Messiah College dropped their final regular-season game of the year on Saturday, losing 73-67 to...
February 12, 2013
Falcons Build Big Lead, Earn Big Conference Win
Messiah College earned a big Commonwealth win on Tuesday, defeating Widener University 85-74 on the...
February 9, 2013
Falcons Drop C'Wealth Battle to LVC 81-72
The Messiah College Falcons (12-10, 8-8) were in the driver's seat for almost 35 minutes of play...
February 6, 2013
Falcons Lose Game, Fail To Improve In Standings
Messiah College dropped a pivotal road contest on Wednesday night, falling to Stevenson University...
February 2, 2013
Bolen, Messiah Explode Late For Big C'Wealth Victory
Brad Bolen set a new career-high with 31 points, shooting 10-14 from the field to lead Messiah to a...
January 30, 2013
Falcons Drop Thriller, Warriors' Tip Called Good
Leading by a single point in the final seconds against on Wednesday night, Messiah College fell...
January 26, 2013
Falcons Edged By Lions In C'Wealth Battle
After overcoming an early, nine point deficit on Saturday at Albright, the Falcons were unable to...
January 23, 2013
Falcons Pull Away Late, Down Blue Jays At Home
Down by seven points with just over thirteen minutes to play, Messiah College finally decided to...
January 19, 2013
Groff, Falcons Grind Out Win over Hood
Messiah College played themselves into a three-way tie for third place in the Commonwealth this...
January 16, 2013
Bolen's 29 Points Lead Messiah Past Widener
Messiah College rebounded from a frustrating Commonwealth loss this past weekend by defeating...
January 12, 2013
Late Run By Knights Hands Messiah Hard Defeat
Arcadia University finished Saturday's game against Messiah College with a 20-6 run, breaking a late...
January 5, 2013
Falcons Falter Late, Crusaders Take C'Wealth Battle
Messiah College couldn't overcome a strong finish by the Crusaders on Saturday, falling 77-69 in a...
January 2, 2013
Falcons Execute Late, Hold Off Chargers On Road
Messiah College overcame a sluggish performance on the road on Wednesday night, holding off...
November 16, 2012
Falcons Rally, Still Fall Short of Keystone
Down 82-79 with a chance to force a second overtime, the Falcons saw a three-pointer by junior...
March 2, 2012
Falcons Lose In Heartbreak Fashion, Royals Cap First Round Comeback
In the most shocking of fashions, Messiah College was ousted from the NCAA Championships on Friday...
February 25, 2012
Falcons Claim Commonwealth Championship In Defeat Of Lycoming
The Messiah College Falcons continued an impressive 2011-12 campaign with a 68-59 win over Lycoming...
February 22, 2012
Falcons Fly Into Commonwealth Finals
Commonwealth top-seed Messiah College survived an overtime battle with Albright College in the...
February 18, 2012
Falcons Fly Away From Blue Jays, Win Big On Senior Day
On senior day at Messiah College, the Falcons came up big against the Blue Jays. Messiah raced out...
November 22, 2011
Falcons' Rally Falls Short As Watson Leads Spartans To Victory
Grantham, PA — After falling behind by as many as 20 points in the second half, the Messiah...

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