Football Hosts Six-Time National Champion UW-Whitewater

Football Hosts Six-Time National Champion UW-Whitewater

St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 11, 2017 – Washington University in St. Louis (1-1, 0-1 UAA) hosts the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (0-2, 0-0 WIAC) on Saturday, Sept. 16, in the final game of a three-game homestand. The Warhawks' 0-2 start is the first since 1999. Kickoff is set for Noon (CT) at Francis Field in St. Louis.

Wisconsin-Whitewater (0-2, 0-0 WIAC) at WashU (1-1, 0-1 UAA)
Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 • Noon (CT)
Francis Field (3,300) • St. Louis, Mo.

Download the complete WashU game notes by clicking HERE (PDF).

THE SERIES – Wisconsin-Whitewater has won both all-time meetings between the two teams – 34-0 on  Aug. 31, 2012, in St. Louis and 17-7 on Sept. 7, 2013, in Whitewater, Wis.

THE COACHES – Head coach Larry Kindbom (Kalamazoo, 1974) is in his 29th season at WashU, with an overall record of 175-109 (.616). His 175 wins rank him as the all-time winningest coach at WashU. Overall, Kindbom ranks 13th in active NCAA coaches with a 203-139-1 (.593) record in 35 seasons as a college football coach.

Wisconsin-Whitewater head coach Kevin Bullis (Minnesota-Morris, 1989) is 24-5 (.828) in three seasons as a collegiate head coach, all of which have come at UWW. Bullis is the 21st head coach in the 121-year history of UW-Whitewater football and the fourth in the last 60 years. He led the Warhawks to a semifinal appearance in 2015 and a Quartefinal appearance a year ago.

HOME SWEET HOME – WashU has posted an 18-4 (.818) record at Francis Field the past five seasons. The Bears had their school-record nine-game win streak snapped in a 39-28 loss to Centre College on Sept. 17, 2016.

NCAA STATS – WashU ranks in the top-25 in NCAA Division III in two categories – sacks (eighth, 4.5 per game) and passes intercepted (22nd, four). In the individual stats, junior linebacker Jake Coon is 10th in interceptions per game (1.0), while sophomore linebacker Jarrod Huther ranks 11th in tackles per game (13.5).

MEDIA COVERAGE – Saturday's contest vs. Wisconsin-Whitewater will be broadcast live at no cost on the Bear Sports Network. Jay Murry will provide play-by-play. Live stats will also be available on the WashU Athletics website - washubears.com. The game will also be broadcast live on KWUR 90.3 FM.