October 15, 2013

Football Preview: UW-Eau Claire at No. 10 UW-Whitewater

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UW-Eau Claire

MATCHUP
The Blugolds and 10th-ranked Warhawks are meeting for the 65th time in history Friday night. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Perkins Stadium in Whitewater.

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 Warhawks have previously met 64 times and the Warhawks lead the series 41-23. Whitewater has won 11 straight going back to 2003. Eau Claire won five straight between 1998 and 2002. The teams first met Nov. 24, 1923 and the Warhawks won 26-6 in Whitewater. View Series Info

FRIDAY NIGHT
The Blugolds have played 59 games on Friday in school history but have not competed in one since 1965. Prior to 1946, Friday games were fairly standard but since then, the Blugolds have only played seven games on a Friday. Eau Claire has only faced Whitewater once on a Friday, Nov. 7, 1924, a 6-3 loss in Eau Claire.

LAST SEASON
In a game that featured just two touchdowns with five field goals, the Warhawks got past the Blugolds 19-10. Whitewater recorded two field goals in the first half while Eau Claire had one. Each team also had a touhdown in the opening half and Whitewater led 13-10 at halftime. In the second half, the Warhawks added two more field goals while holding the Blugolds scoreless. More Info

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TEAMS IN NCAA STATS
UW-Eau Claire | UW-Whitewater

QUICK LINKS
UW-Eau Claire: Website | Roster | Pronunciation Guide | 2-Deep | Schedule | Stats | News | History
UW-Whitewater: 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-Whitewater Head Coach: Lance Leipold - 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 (3515), fourth in rushing atteampts (770), 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 (3,515) - View Updated Records

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