Coach Hamilton wins 200th as Lions down WestConn 22-16

eric hamilton 2010Head Coach Eric Hamilton ’75 won his 200th career game as The College of New Jersey football team defeated Western Connecticut State University 22-16 on Saturday, October 30.

Hamilton, who has been the head coach of the Lions program since 1977, becomes the 12th coach in NCAA Division III history to reach the milestone and ranks third amongst active coaches in career wins.

In his 34 years as head coach at the College, Hamilton has compiled an overall record of 200-134-6. The Lions have won eight conference championships (two as a member of the New Jersey State Athletic Conference), received bids for six appearances in the NCAA Championship tournaments, and two ECAC Championship tournaments. He has been named New Jersey Athletic Conference Coach of the Year six times, and East Region Coach of the Year in 2007.

Click here to read more about Hamilton’s milestone victory as well as a retrospective of his 34 seasons as TCNJ’s head football coach.

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