Football Preview: UW-Eau Claire at #16 UW-Platteville

PDF PREVIEWS - UW-Eau Claire | UW-Platteville

MATCHUP
The Blugolds and Pioneers are meeting for the 51st time in history Thursday for a non-conference game. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Ralph E. Davis Stadium in Platteville.

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

THE SERIES
The Pioneers lead the series 27-22-1 and have won the last two meetings, both of which were in Platteville. Prior to that, the Blugolds won five straight games going back to 2005. The first meeting between the two teams was Oct. 8, 1960. View Full Series History

LAST MEETING BETWEEN THE TEAMS
The Blugolds jumped out to a 14-0 lead but Platteville shutout Eau Claire in the second half while scoring 17 points of its own and went on to beat the Blugolds 31-21 on Oct. 29, 2011. View Last Year's Full Recap

WIAC TEAMS NATIONAL POLLS

  • Whitewater is ranked No. 4 in the D3football.com Top 25 poll and No. 5 in the AFCA Top 25 poll
  • Platteville is ranked No. 16 in the D3football.com poll and No. 17 in the AFCA Top 25 poll
  • Oshkosh is receiving votes in the D3football.com poll and ranked No. 20 in the AFCA Top 25 poll
  • River Falls, Stevens Point and La Crosse are receiving votes in the AFCA Top 25 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

BLUGOLDS' LAST TIME IT HAPPENED - View Information