October 17, 2012

Football Preview: UW-Eau Claire at UW-Stevens Point

PDF PREVIEWS - UW-Eau Claire

MATCHUP
The Blugolds and Pointers are meeting for the 80th time in history Saturday for the Pointers' Homecoming and Hall of Fame Game. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Community Stadium in Stevens Point..

COVERAGE
For the Blugolds, Sports Radio 1400 (WBIZ-AM) will broadcast the game over the air and online at sportsradio1400.com. NewsTalk 92.1 FM WPCN will broadcast the game for the Pointers. Live stats will also be provided and links to all coverage can be found at Blugolds.com. View Coverage Links

THE SERIES
Stevens Point leads the all-time series 32-42-5. The Pointers won the most recent contest while Eau Claire won in 2010 in overtime. Since 2000, the teams are even, each winning six games. The teams first met on Oct. 18, 1919, a 6-0 win for Eau Claire. View Full Series History

LAST MEETING BETWEEN THE TEAMS
Last season on Oct. 22, the Blugolds never trailed until the final seconds in a 28-24 loss to Stevens Point. Eau Claire jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter and at halftime, the Blugolds led 14-7. In the third quarter, the Pointers scored a touchdown to tie the game at 14 but Eau Claire then put 10 more points on the board to go up 24-14. Stevens Point scored a touchdown at 1:40 to make the score 24-21, and with 15 seconds left in the final quarter, scored another touchdown to win 28-24. View Last Year's Full Recap

WIAC TEAMS NATIONAL POLLS

  • Whitewater is ranked No. 5 in both the D3football.com and AFCA Top 25 polls
  • Oshkosh is ranked No. 10 in the D3football.com poll and No. 13 in the AFCA Top 25 poll
  • Platteville is ranked No. 20 in the D3football.com poll and ranked No. 25 in the AFCA Top 25 poll
  • D3football.com Poll | AFCA Poll

TEAMS IN NCAA STATS
UW-Eau Claire | UW-Stevens Point

QUICK LINKS
UW-Eau Claire: Website | Roster | Pronunciation Guide | 2-Deep | Schedule | Stats | News | History
UW-Stevens Point: Website | Roster2-Deep | Schedule | Stats | Records | 2012 Media Guide
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-Stevens Point Head Coach: Tom Journell - Online Bio

BLUGOLDS' CAREER INDIVIDUAL RECORDS - View Career Records

BLUGOLDS' TEAM RECORDS - View Team Records

BLUGOLDS' LAST TIME IT HAPPENED - View Information

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