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Wartburg game notes - Cornell - Sept. 18

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Wartburg vs. Cornell, Saturday, Sept. 18, 1 p.m. – Walston-Hoover Stadium, Waverly – Series history: Wartburg leads the all-time series 15-2. The Knights have won the last eight meetings, including a 30-7 win at Mount Vernon last fall and a 37-14 home victory in 2008.

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Game overview/notes –The Knights, off to their best start since 2007, open Iowa Conference play Saturday. The clash with the Rams is the first of back-to-back games on the FieldTurf at Walston-Hoover with Loras College of Dubuque visiting Sept. 25 to highlight Family Weekend 2010. Wartburg has two sets of back-to-back home weekends with the Homecoming 2010 game against Dubuque Oct. 23 and the annual battle with Luther College of Decorah being the other. … Wartburg is 38-8 inside its confines since the stadium opened in 2001. … In regards to conference home openers, the Knights have won 11 of their last 12. Buena Vista snapped an 11-game win streak, along those lines, with a 27-15 win during last year's Family Weekend. … The 2-0 record has grabbed notice on D3Football.com's top 25 poll. Head coach Rick Willis' squad received 19 votes this week. … In the NCAA Division III statistics report through two weeks, several Orange and Black players have high marks. Junior defensive lineman Matt Tschetter of Milford is tied for third in sacks (2.5), junior punter Robby Salmon of Mason City has the ninth-highest yards per kick average (43.36 yards), junior return specialist Josh VanDenHul of North Sioux City, S.D., is in the top 20 in kickoff return yardage (29.3 ypr), and sophomore running back Reese Thompson of Van Horne, with two straight 100-yard games, is 20th in rushing yards per contest (143). Tschetter, Salmon and Thompson all lead their respective categories in the league, while VanDenHul is second. Wartburg's top team efforts, on the national statistics chart, are sacks (T-11 – four), scoring defense (15th – allowing only six and a half points per game), and turnover margin (plus 2.5). … Junior quarterback Dan Stiefel of Sterling Heights, Mich., kept Wartburg's 100-yard passing game streak intact moving it to 35 with 166 yards at Gustavus Adolphus last weekend. … Willis continues to edge towards the 100-win career mark. He stands three shy of triple digits with a 97-24 record.

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
Final
Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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Final
at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
12:00 PM
Wesley at Brockport
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12:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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12:00 PM
Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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12:00 PM
Husson at Delaware Valley
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1:00 PM
Berry at St. Thomas
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1:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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1:00 PM
Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
1:00 PM
Trine at Wartburg
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Nov. 19: All times Eastern
Final
at Alfred 29, Stevenson 16
@ University of Delaware
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
12:00 PM
Wesley at Brockport
Video Preview Live stats Audio
12:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
Video Preview Preview Live stats Audio
12:00 PM
Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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12:00 PM
Husson at Delaware Valley
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1:00 PM
Berry at St. Thomas
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1:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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1:00 PM
Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
1:00 PM
Trine at Wartburg
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