2009 Geneva Golden Tornadoes football team

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2009 Geneva Golden Tornadoes football
NCCAA Champions
Victory Bowl, Won 29–28
Conference Presidents' Athletic Conference
2009 record 8–3 (5–3 *Provisional Member PAC)
Head coach Geno DeMarco
Offensive coordinator Geno DeMarco
Defensive coordinator Mike Pinchotti
Home stadium Reeves Field
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The 2009 Geneva Golden Tornadoes football team represented Geneva College in the 2009 NCAA Division III college football season and finished as NCCAA champions.[1] The Golden Tornadoes played their home games at Reeves Field.

The season began with a non-conference game against Frostburg State, followed by a non-conference game against conference opponent, and fellow provisional NCAA D-III member St. Vincent. Following eight conference games in the Presidents' Athletic Conference, the Golden Tornadoes played the Greenville College Panthers in the 2009 Victory Bowl.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5, 2009 7:00 PM Frostburg State* Reeves FieldBeaver Falls, PA W 41–28   n/a
September 12, 2009 2:00 PM at St. Vincent* Chuck Noll FieldLatrobe, PA W 32–17   n/a
September 26, 2009 7:00 PM Thiel Reeves Field • Beaver Falls, PA W 37–13   n/a
October 3, 2009 2:00 PM at Washington & Jefferson Cameron StadiumWashington, PA L 10–31   n/a
October 10, 2009 4:00 PM Grove Citydagger Reeves Field • Beaver Falls, PA W 34–17   n/a
October 17, 2009 1:30 PM at Waynesburg Wiley StadiumWaynesburg, PA W 49–39   n/a
October 24, 2009 7:00 PM St. Vincent Reeves Field • Beaver Falls, PA W 38–20   n/a
October 31, 2009 1:00 PM Bethany Reeves Field • Beaver Falls, PA W 54–21   n/a
November 7, 2009 2:00 PM at Thomas More The Bank of Kentucky FieldCrestview Hills, KY L 12–21   n/a
November 14, 2009 1:30 PM at Westminster Harold Burry StadiumNew Wilmington, PA L 28–31   n/a
November 21, 2009 n/a at Greenville* Francis FieldGreenville, IL (2009 Victory Bowl) W 29–28   800
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from NCAA. All times are in Eastern Time.


Coaching staff[edit]

Head coach[edit]

The head coach was Geno DeMarco, who was in his seventeenth season at the helm of the Golden Tornadoes. DeMarco also worked as the offensive coordinator for the team.

Assistant coaches[edit]

Assistant coaches for the team were:

  • Defensive Coordinator- Mike Pinchotti
  • Offensive Line - Jason Wargo
  • Defensive Backs - Tom Contena
  • Tight Ends/Inside Receivers - Barry Emge
  • Wide Receivers - Keith Humphries
  • Quarterbacks - Don Costa
  • Running Backs - Luke Travelpiece
  • Outside Linebackers - Jeff Stephens
  • Defensive Line - Mike Wickline