October 24, 2012

Football Preview: UW-Eau Claire vs. #18 UW-Platteville

PDF PREVIEWS - UW-Eau Claire

MATCHUP
The Blugolds and Pioneers are meeting for the 52nd time in history and the second time this season Saturday. Kickoff is set for 3 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 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 28-22-1 and have won the last three meetings, all 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, a 7-7 tie in Eau Claire. View Full Series History

LAST MEETING BETWEEN THE TEAMS
The two teams last met Sept. 20, 2012 in a non-conference game in Platteville, and the Pioneers won 49-19. Platteville scored 35 first-half points, 21 in the first quarter, and led 35-7 at halftime. While Eau Claire held the Pioneers scoreless in the third quarter, Platteville had 14 points in the fourth. View Last Year's Full Recap

WIAC TEAMS NATIONAL POLLS

  • Oshkosh is ranked No. 6 in the D3football.com Top 25 poll and No. 7 in the AFCA Top 25 poll
  • Whitewater is ranked No. 13 in the D3football.com poll and No. 17 in the AFCA Top 25 poll
  • Platteville is ranked No. 18 in the D3football.com poll and No. 20 in the AFCA Top 22 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' TEAM RECORDS - View Team Records

BLUGOLDS' LAST TIME IT HAPPENED - View Information

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