Aurora Spartans

Overall record: 7-3 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/4 at North Park W, 9-7 BX
9/11 at MacMurray W, 45-12 BX
9/18 vs. Illinois Wesleyan L, 21-14 BX RC
10/2 vs. Lakeland * • W, 23-7 BX
10/9 vs. Benedictine * • L, 28-21 BX
10/16 at Maranatha Baptist * • W, 41-7 BX
10/23 vs. Concordia (Wis.) * • W, 21-14
10/30 at Rockford * • W, 36-7 BX
11/6 vs. Wisconsin Lutheran * • W, 24-21
11/13 at Concordia-Chicago * • L, 52-45 BX
Overall record: 7-3 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
10/2 vs. Lakeland * • W, 23-7 BX
10/9 vs. Benedictine * • L, 28-21 BX
10/16 at Maranatha Baptist * • W, 41-7 BX
10/23 vs. Concordia (Wis.) * • W, 21-14
10/30 at Rockford * • W, 36-7 BX
11/6 vs. Wisconsin Lutheran * • W, 24-21
11/13 at Concordia-Chicago * • L, 52-45 BX

2010

Schools Conf All
Benedictine 7-0 8-3
Concordia-Chicago 6-1 8-2
Aurora 5-2 7-3
Wisconsin Lutheran 4-3 6-4
Lakeland 3-4 4-6
Concordia (Wis.) 2-5 2-8
Maranatha Baptist 1-6 1-9
Rockford 0-7 0-10

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Past Records

2014 (1-9, 1-5 NACC)
2013 (3-7, 2-4 NACC)
2012 (5-5, 4-3 NATHC)
2011 (3-7, 2-5 NATHC)
2010 (7-3, 5-2 NATHC)
2009 (4-6, 2-5 NATHC)
2008 (9-2, 7-0 NATHC)
2007 (5-5, 4-3 IBFC)
2006 (5-5, 5-2 IBFC)
2005 (5-5, 5-2 IBFC)
2004 (6-5, 6-1 IBFC)
2003 (5-5, 5-2 IBFC)
2002 (5-4, 5-2 IBFC)
2001 (7-2, 6-1 IBFC)
2000 (7-4, 7-0 IBFC)
1999 (8-2, 7-0 IBFC)

Team Quick Facts

Aurora

Spartans

Coach: Rich Duncan (Bethany '90)
Conference: NATHC
Enrollment: 2428
Location: Aurora, IL
Colors: Royal Blue, White
Stadium: Aurora (2000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

December 16, 2013
Ponx tabbed as Aurora head coach
Aurora University announced today that former North Central assistant Rick Ponx has been named its...
July 12, 2012
Berry hires former Aurora coach
Rich Duncan spent seven seasons as head coach at Aurora, but won't coach another game until 2013,...
November 24, 2011
MIAA, NATHC to start 'Challenge Series'
The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Northern Athletics Conference have announced...
August 29, 2011
Ten games to watch
After a summer of debt ceiling debates, earthquakes and hurricanes, thank goodness that football is...
September 18, 2010
Spartans Drop Nailbiter to Illinois Wesleyan 21-14
The Spartans of Aurora University fell to the Titans of Illinois Wesleyan University 21-14 in the...