October 3, 2013

Football Preview: UW-Eau Claire at No. 9 UW-Platteville

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MATCHUP
The Blugolds and Pioneers are meeting for the 53rd time in history Saturday for Platteville's Homecoming Game. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. at Ralph E. Davis Pioneer Stadium in Platteville in the conference opener for both teams.

COVERAGE
For the Blugolds, Sports Radio 1400 (WBIZ-AM) will broadcast the game over the air and online at www.sportsradio1400.com. Live stats & a video stream will also be provided, and links to all coverage can be found on the Blugolds' Web site, Blugolds.com. View Coverage Links

THE SERIES
The Blugolds and Pioneers have previously met 52 times and the Pioneers lead the series 29-22-1. Platteville has won the last four meetings while the Blugolds won the previous five and 13 of 14 between 1996 and 2009. The first meeting was Oct. 8, 1960, a 7-7 tie. View Series Info

LAST SEASON
The Blugolds and Platteville played twice last year, most recently on Oct. 27, 2012. The Pioneers, ranked No. 18 at the time, scored a TD with four seconds left in the first half to take a 14-10 lead at halftime. They went on to win 24-17. Earlier in the season, in a non-conference game, UWP won 49-19. More Info

WIAC TEAMS NATIONAL POLLS

  • Oshkosh is ranked No. 8 in the D3football.com Top 25 poll, No. 9 in AFCA Poll
  • Platteville is ranked No. 9 in the D3football.com poll, No. 6 in AFCA Poll
  • Whitewater is ranked No. 12 in the D3football.com poll, No. 7 in AFCA Poll
  • Stevens Point is receiving votes in the AFCA Poll
  • D3football.com Poll | AFCA Poll

TEAMS IN NCAA STATS
UW-Eau Claire | UW-Platteville

QUICK LINKS
UW-Eau Claire: Website | Roster | Pronunciation Guide | 2-Deep | Schedule | Stats | News | History
UW-Platteville: Website | Roster | 2-Deep | Schedule | Stats
WIAC: Website | Schedules | Standings | Stats | Weekly Release | History

BLUGOLDS' LAST Game - View Online Story

HEAD COACHES

UW-Eau Claire Head Coach: Todd Glaser - Online Bio

UW-Platteville Head Coach: Mike Emendorfer - Online Bio

BLUGOLDS' CAREER RECORDS - View Career Records

JOEL SWEENEY
Sweeney is working his way up in the Blugolds' career rankings. He is currently fourth in most yards rushing (3,298), fifth in scoring (252 pts), fifth in touchdowns scored (42), T-5th in rushing TDs (39), sixth in rushing atteampts (717), T-11th in TDs responsible for (42) and 17th in total offensive yards (3,298) - View Updated Records

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