Fantasy Football – Hamline Edition
“The road to success is always under construction,” said Head Coach Chip Taylor when discussing the football season so far. Taylor speaks eagerly about the program’s start this year as they are 1:1 in the MIAC conference with a win of 51-0 over Crown on September 2nd and a tough loss of 14-23 to Macalester on September 9 this fall. Taylor said they “take it one week at a time,” focusing on the game at hand and prepping for specific techniques and plays. With the team’s concentration on the game at Gustavus on September 23 behind them, Taylor provides a bit of insight toward the homecoming game on October 14 against Concordia. Taylor said, “It will be a tough game, but if we prepare the right way – knowing the process and doing what they are suppose to do – the score on Saturday will show that preparation.”
Junior Noah Jacobson also contributed words of his own toward the anticipation of the season. Jacobson, who is also a captain, spoke highly of the season’s start but said they “hit adversity” during the game against Macalester. “In the past, we have been known to beat them,” Jacobson said. Jacobson looks forward to homecoming for the “excitable fan base,” from all of the festivities. Jacobson also emphasizes on the fact that the team is special this year, saying “the team this year is not full of separate individuals – we have common goals and reach for a greater good, together.” Jacobson said they are “the closest we’ve ever been and our bonds are getting better every year.” The football players have put in enormous effort and will continue their hard work towards a successful fall season. Don’t forget to attend the Homecoming game on Saturday, October 14 at 1 p.m.