October 22, 2013

Football Preview: UW-Eau Claire vs. UW-River Falls

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UW-Eau Claire

MATCHUP
The Blugolds and and Falcons are meeting for the 94th time in history Saturday. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Carson Park in Eau Claire.

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 Falcons have previously met 93 times and the Falcons lead the series 49-37-7. Eau Claire won the past three games and four of the last five. Since 2002, the Blugolds have lost just three times. The teams first met on Oct. 31, 1919 and the Blugolds fell 7-6 on the road. View Series Info

LAST SEASON
Joel Sweeney rushed for a career high 281 yards as the Blugolds won 28-7 over the Falcons on Nov. 10, 2012 to close the season. Sweeney's 281 yards ranks fourth best on the Blugolds' single game rushing records list, carrying the ball 32 times while recording two touchdowns. The Blugolds scored points in all but the final quarter while River Falls scored its lone touchdown with less than 11 minutes to play. More Info

WIAC TEAMS NATIONAL POLLS

  • Oshkosh is ranked No. 9 in the D3football.com Top 25 poll and No. 9 in the AFCA poll
  • Platteville is ranked No. 8 in the D3football.com poll, No. 7 in AFCA Poll
  • Whitewater is ranked No. 7 in the D3football.com poll, No. 5 in AFCA Poll
  • Stevens Point is receiving votes in the D3football.com and AFCA polls
  • D3football.com Poll | AFCA Poll

TEAMS IN NCAA STATS
UW-Eau Claire | UW-River Falls

QUICK LINKS
UW-Eau Claire: Website | Roster | Pronunciation Guide | 2-Deep | Schedule | Stats | News | History
UW-River Falls: 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-River Falls Head Coach: Matt Walker - 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 (3,534), fourth in rushing atteampts (782), fifth in scoring (252 pts), fifth in touchdowns scored (42), T-5th in rushing TDs (39), T-11th in TDs responsible for (42) and 15th in total offensive yards (3,534) - View Updated Records

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