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Titan Romp Past North Park in Historic Coaching Win

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Head coach Norm Eash became the all-time win leader in Illinois Wesleyan football coaching history as the No. 24-ranked Titans rolled past North Park, 52-21 at Tucci Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Eash now has 169 career wins (169-88-1) and bested the mark of 168 by his own college coach Don "Swede" Larson, who was 168-121-6 from 1954 to 1986. The Titans improved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin while North Park fell to 1-4 overall and 1-1 in CCIW play.

The Titans built a 45-0 lead through three quarters and had 28 of those points in the first quarter.

Senior Devonte Jones had 313 all-purpose yards as he rushed for 166 yards and two touchdowns and returned three kickoffs for 147 yards, including a long run of 81 yards.
Senior T.J. Stinde also ran for 99 yards on eight carries with a TD as Illinois Wesleyan amassed 531 yards of total offense (313 rush, 218 pass) against 326 for the Vikings (300 pass, 26 run).

Senior quarterback Ron Gallik, who completed his first 11 passes, was 16 of 21 for 202 yards and three touchdowns. Alex Garvey was on the receiving end of two TDs and made five grabs for a total of 72 yards.

Defensively IWU got seven tackles from Zach Freundt and six each from Chris Simms and Kyle Pfister.

North Park freshman quarterback threw for 300 yards, completing 19 of 33 passes with three touchdowns.

What's Next?
Illinois Wesleyan will play at Carthage at 6 p.m. next Saturday, Oct. 19.

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
Final
Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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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
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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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