The Blugolds and Pointers are meeting for the 81st time in history Saturday for Eau Claire's Homecoming Game. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Carson Park in Eau Claire.
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 Blugolds and Pointers have previously met 80 times and the Pointers lead the series 42-33-5. Eau Claire won the last meeting, 17-14 last year in Stevens Point. The teams first met on Oct. 18, 1919 in Eau Claire and the Blugolds won 6-0. View Series Info
This weekend marks the 88th time the Blugolds have played a Homecoming game. All-time on Homecoming, the Blugolds are 53-26-8 winning the most recent game 21-13 over UW-Stout last year. Since 2004, the Blugolds hold an 8-1 record. Against the Pointers, the Blugolds won the most recent game, 20-13 in overtime on Oct. 2, 2010, and are 4-6-1 all-time against the Pointers on Homecoming.
Trailing 7-0 at halftime, the Blugolds scored 17 second-half points to defeat Stevens Point 17-14 at Goerke Park in Stevens Point on Oct. 20, 2012. Eau Claire finished with 415 yards of total offense, a season-high, while giving up just 300, the second lowest total in 2012. The Blugolds nearly doubled the Pointers' time of possession with 38:07 for Eau Claire and 21:53 for Stevens Point. . More Info
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Sweeney is working his way up in the Blugolds' career rankings. He is currently fourth in most yards rushing (3,425), fourth in rushing atteampts (744), fifth in scoring (252 pts), fifth in touchdowns scored (42), T-5th in rushing TDs (39), T-11th in TDs responsible for (42) and 17th in total offensive yards (3,425) - View Updated Records