September 12, 2012

Back to the Road for Bucs; at Lawrence on Saturday

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Beloit College Buccaneers (0-2, 0-1 MWC)
at Lawrence University Vikings (0-2, 0-2 MWC)
Saturday, September 15, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Banta Bowl, Appleton, Wisconsin


The Game:  Both teams come into Saturday's game with 0-2 marks after last weekend's 31-14 loss for Beloit against Monmouth College in the home opener and Lawrence's 20-16 loss at Lake Forest College.

The Series: The Buccaneers and Vikings are meeting for the 97th time, the second-oldest series on the Beloit College Football books.  Lawrence leads the series 56-35 with five ties.  Beloit has won 11 of the last 15 meetings, including three of the last four.  The teams first met in 1899, an 11-0 Beloit win.  The Buccaneers won the first two meetings before the Vikings put together a 13-1-3 series record between 1902 and 1922.   

Buccaneers Last Time Out: Beloit did everything they could do on Saturday in the home opener against Monmouth but two fourth quarter touchdowns by the Fighting Scots resulted in a 31-14 loss to Monmouth College.  Lukeson Versulien scored on a four-yard run after a Fighting Scots turnover to put the Bucs on top three minutes in but MC got a first-quarter field by Ace Henricks and then a 16-yard scoring run early in the second quarter to lead 10-7 at the break.  The Buccaneers retook the lead six minutes into the second half when Eddie Boyd ran in from five yards out.  But Monmouth answered in the final minute of the quarter on a 24-yard scoring pass from Brik Wedekind to Spencer Brown to lead 17-14 thru three.  MC then muscled their way to a pair of fourth-quarter scores to put it away, with Yocum getting his second TD on an eight-yard run and Wedekind hitting Austin Peterson on a 12-yard pass play.  Dillon Hess was 10-17 for 62 yards while Will Coyne was 5-6 for 65 yards in the two-headed passing attack for Beloit.  Raymond Thomas had a team-high 46 yards rushing on ten carries while Hess added 42 on 11 carries and Zach Draus 36 on 12 rushes.  Boyd, who also finished with 22 yards rushing, had four catches for 50 yards.  Defensively, Dan Collins finished with 15 tackles, four solo, while Zach Bock added 11, five solo, and Derrell Carter eight, including seven solo stops.  Will Mack had the Bucs' lone interception, which cut short a Fighting Scots drive in the third quarter.

Last Time vs. the Vikings: The Buccaneers provided some drama but came away with an exciting 20-14 Senior Day win over Lawrence University on October 29, 2011, at Strong Stadium.  Lawrence jumped on top in the first quarter on a short run at the 2:34 mark to lead 7-0 after one.  They held that lead through much of the second quarter until Derek Carrier caught a 15-yard scoring pass from Brian Maughn with 1:13 left before the break to tie it up.  But LU got a good kickoff return before scoring on a 32-yard pass play with 20 seconds left to take a 14-7 advantage into the lockerroom.  The Bucs got back even four minutes into the fourth quarter on a 36-yard run by Terence Steward.  Steward did the honors again midway through the fourth quarter with a four-yard run to cap a 10-play, 80-yard drive.  The point-after was missed but Beloit led 20-14.  After the score, the Buccaneer defense forced two punts and then the offense ran out the final 2:56 for the win.  Steward finished with 116 yards on the ground on 20 carries while Maughn passed for 174 yards.  Carrier caught nine passes for 151 of those 174 yards.  On defense, Zach Bock had a team-leading 14 tackles while Vince Salucci had ten and also grabbed an interception.  Tyler Coleman also recorded an interception.  Brian Flanagan, Mark Coogan and Alan Ham recorded sacks.

First Game Success:  DB Lukeson Versulien, who stepped into the offensive backfield and rushed four times for five yards and also amassed 90 yards in returns, including a 57-yard kickoff return early in the second quarter, scored his first collegiate TD to open the scoring Saturday on a sweep play…LB Daniel Collins has 26 total tackles thru the first two games, including nine on solo stops…Safety Antonio Jones Shares the team lead with Collins with nine solo tackles…

Up Ahead for the Bucs: The Buccaneers begin a two-game homestand on September 22 when they host Grinnell College in a 1:00 p.m. kickoff at Strong.  They then welcome in Cornell College for the Homecoming Game on September 29, also a 1:00 p.m. start.

Sep. 30: All times Eastern
Final
Randolph-Macon 24, at Shenandoah 19
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at Washington and Lee 49, Emory and Henry 23
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Oct. 1: All times Eastern
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Massachusetts Maritime 30, at Fitchburg State 0
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Becker 42, at Gallaudet 18
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at Hobart 38, Merchant Marine 35
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RPI 51, at Rochester 13
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Final
Endicott 21, at MIT 9
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Final
at Johns Hopkins 52, Juniata 17
1:00 PM
Montclair State at William Paterson
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2nd - 02:54
6 Hamilton
14 Wesleyan
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7 Bates
6 Tufts
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31 Wabash
14 Hiram
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3rd - 04:12
28 Middlebury
0 Colby
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5:45 - 3rd
24 Amherst
3 Bowdoin
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1:00 PM
Frostburg State at Kean
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3rd - 05:48
21 Kenyon
27 DePauw
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1:00 PM
Ferrum at Greensboro
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1:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.) at Methodist
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19 FDU-Florham
14 Wilkes
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3rd - 12:20
7 Anna Maria
23 Castleton
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3rd - 12:12
11 Moravian
23 Ursinus
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HALF
38 Stevenson
0 Misericordia
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Late in the 3rd Quarter
14 Springfield
21 St. Lawrence
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28 Thomas More
15 Westminster (Pa.)
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3rd - 14:12
42 Alma
17 Kalamazoo
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10 Franklin and Marshall
10 Dickinson
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3rd - 08:22
42 Wesley
9 Southern Virginia
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3rd - 05:19
21 Adrian
14 Albion
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3rd - 05:39
20 Husson
5 SUNY-Maritime
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3rd - 00:54
24 Apprentice
0 Alfred State
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4th - 14:47
6 TCNJ
27 Salisbury
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17 Buffalo State
14 St. John Fisher
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9:56 3rd
40 Salve Regina
7 Curry
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20 McDaniel
24 Gettysburg
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21 Delaware Valley
0 Lebanon Valley
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2:26 3rd
7 Ohio Wesleyan
14 Denison
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7 Utica
9 Ithaca
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35 Alfred
14 Morrisville State
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10:01 3rd
29 Western New England
14 Nichols
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1:00 PM
King's at Albright
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3rd - 08:31
0 Catholic
59 Guilford
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3rd - 11:28
21 Muhlenberg
23 Susquehanna
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3rd - 08:41
21 Huntingdon
35 N.C. Wesleyan
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1:00 PM
Minnesota-Morris at MacMurray
3rd - 07:19
24 Birmingham-Southern
24 Chicago
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1:00 PM
Westminster (Mo.) at Crown
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1:30 PM
Oberlin at Allegheny
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7 Mount Ida
7 Norwich
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24 Trinity (Conn.)
6 Williams
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35 Baldwin Wallace
35 Marietta
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3rd - 12:11
3 Muskingum
6 Heidelberg
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3rd - 11:30
14 Union
7 WPI
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End of 2nd
16 Maine Maritime
27 Coast Guard
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23 John Carroll
0 Wilmington
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21 Mount Union
7 Ohio Northern
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27 Franklin
7 Manchester
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1:30 PM
Mount St. Joseph at Hanover
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Widener at Lycoming
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End of 2nd
39 Defiance
14 Earlham
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2nd - 13:45
7 Concordia-Chicago
6 Trine
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4:20, 1st
6 Capital
7 Otterbein
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2:00 PM
Plymouth State at Westfield State
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2nd - 05:28
21 Wittenberg
0 Wooster
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2nd - 06:36
7 Anderson
20 Rose-Hulman
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2nd - 07:29
13 Hampden-Sydney
24 Bridgewater
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2:00 PM
Waynesburg at Grove City
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2:00 PM
Cortland at Hartwick
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2:00 PM
Centre at Hendrix
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2nd - 05:01
20 Eureka
6 Greenville
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2:00 PM
Northwestern (Minn.) at Iowa Wesleyan
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7 Concordia (Wis.)
0 Lakeland
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9 Rockford
20 Benedictine
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2nd - 04:23
14 Aurora
7 Wisconsin Lutheran
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2:00 PM
Nebraska Wesleyan at Luther
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2nd - 12:40
14 Rhodes
7 Sewanee
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7 Lake Forest
28 St. Norbert
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2:00 PM
Concordia-Moorhead at Gustavus Adolphus
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2nd - 01:50
21 Hamline
16 Carleton
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2:25 2nd Qtr.
21 St. John's
7 Bethel
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2nd - 13:06
10 UW-Whitewater
7 UW-Platteville
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2nd - 00:52
6 Buena Vista
7 Loras
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2nd - 07:40
14 Sul Ross State
20 Hardin-Simmons
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2:00 PM
UW-Stevens Point at UW-Eau Claire
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2:00 PM
Beloit at Lawrence
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2:00 PM
Cornell at Monmouth
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2nd - 15:00
10 Wartburg
3 Coe
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15:00 2nd Q
14 Dubuque
7 Central
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2:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at Illinois Wesleyan
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2:00 PM
McMurry at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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2:00 PM
Elmhurst at Augustana
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2:00 PM
Macalester at Ripon
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2:00 PM
Grinnell at Illinois College
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2:00 PM
Howard Payne at Louisiana College
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UW-River Falls at UW-La Crosse
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2:00 PM
East Texas Baptist at Belhaven
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2nd - 09:26
0 Augsburg
13 St. Thomas
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3:00 PM
Washington and Jefferson at Thiel
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3:00 PM
Maranatha Baptist at Morthland
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St. Scholastica at Martin Luther
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3:00 PM
Carthage at Carroll
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3:00 PM
UW-Stout at UW-Oshkosh
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Willamette at Puget Sound
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4:00 PM
Whittier at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
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Pacific at Pacific Lutheran
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4:30 PM
Lewis and Clark at Linfield
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5:00 PM
Framingham State at Mass-Dartmouth
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5:00 PM
Averett at LaGrange
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5:00 PM
Whitworth at George Fox
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6:00 PM
Olivet at Hope
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6:00 PM
Bethany at Carnegie Mellon
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6:00 PM
St. Vincent at Case Western Reserve
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Christopher Newport at Rowan
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6:00 PM
Bridgewater State at Western Connecticut
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7:00 PM
Berry at Washington U.
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7:00 PM
North Park at Millikin
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10:00 PM
Pomona-Pitzer at Chapman
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La Verne at Cal Lutheran
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Occidental at Redlands
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Oct. 1: All times Eastern
Final
at Hobart 38, Merchant Marine 35
Final
at Johns Hopkins 52, Juniata 17
4th - 14:47
6 TCNJ
27 Salisbury
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28 Thomas More
15 Westminster (Pa.)
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Halftime
31 Wabash
14 Hiram
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HALF
17 Buffalo State
14 St. John Fisher
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HALF
38 Stevenson
0 Misericordia
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Late in the 3rd Quarter
14 Springfield
21 St. Lawrence
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3rd - 08:41
21 Huntingdon
35 N.C. Wesleyan
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Halftime
21 Mount Union
7 Ohio Northern
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Start of 3rd
27 Franklin
7 Manchester
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2nd - 05:28
21 Wittenberg
0 Wooster
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2:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at Illinois Wesleyan
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2nd - 13:06
10 UW-Whitewater
7 UW-Platteville
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2:25 2nd Qtr.
21 St. John's
7 Bethel
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2:00 PM
McMurry at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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2nd - 07:40
14 Sul Ross State
20 Hardin-Simmons
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2:00 PM
East Texas Baptist at Belhaven
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15:00 2nd Q
14 Dubuque
7 Central
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2nd - 09:26
0 Augsburg
13 St. Thomas
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3:00 PM
UW-Stout at UW-Oshkosh
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4:30 PM
Lewis and Clark at Linfield
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6:00 PM
Christopher Newport at Rowan
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