Greenville, Pa – The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) announced the kickoff of their 59th season with the announcement of their annual football media day hosted at Saint Vincent College on August 7th, 2013. As a member of the PAC, Geneva College’s head coach Geno DeMarco and student-athlete Dillon Goodell will join the rest of the conference competitors for a question and answer time opened to all media members.
Geno DeMarco will be entering his 21st season as head football coach at Geneva College. Winning more games than any other man in the over 120 years since football began on College Hill in 1890; DeMarco holds a career record of 128-83. Senior linebacker from Tarpon Springs, Florida, Dillon Goodell, will join Coach DeMarco for the question and answer time provided by the PAC along with the option of one-on-one interviews sessions for media members. During Goodell’s junior season for Golden Tornadoes, he finished at the top of the PAC in tackles, claiming 65 solo tackles and 39 assists for a total of 104, allotting him an average of 10.4 tackles a game and 1.0 sacks.
Joining the PAC’s nine football programs will be Carnegie Mellon University and Case Western Reserve University; both accepted as PAC affiliate members in the sport of football in December of 2011. Carnegie Mellon and Case Western will start PAC play in the year 2014. All attending media members, the 11 Head Coaches and the Sports Information Directors of each institution will participate in taking of the 2013 PAC football preseason poll. Final poll results will be released at the conclusion of the event and then made available to the public online at www.pacathletics.org.
Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).
Geneva graduates have an 80% acceptance rate when applying for entrance to medical school–well above the national average.