North Central (Ill.) Cardinals

Schedule

Overall record: 5-5 - Conference: 3-4
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/9 at Benedictine W, 6-0
9/16 at Franklin L, 13-6
9/23 vs. Chicago W, 30-27
9/30 at Wheaton (Ill.) * • L, 38-10
10/7 vs. Carthage * • W, 35-24
10/14 vs. Millikin * • L, 57-0
10/21 at North Park * • W, 17-7
10/28 at Augustana * • L, 31-8
11/4 vs. Illinois Wesleyan * • L, 24-0
11/11 vs. Elmhurst * • W, 34-9
Overall record: 5-5 - Conference: 3-4
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/30 at Wheaton (Ill.) * • L, 38-10
10/7 vs. Carthage * • W, 35-24
10/14 vs. Millikin * • L, 57-0
10/21 at North Park * • W, 17-7
10/28 at Augustana * • L, 31-8
11/4 vs. Illinois Wesleyan * • L, 24-0
11/11 vs. Elmhurst * • W, 34-9

2000

Schools Conf All
Illinois Wesleyan 6-1 9-1
Millikin 6-1 9-2
Wheaton (Ill.) 6-1 8-2
Augustana 4-3 7-3
North Central (Ill.) 3-4 5-5
Carthage 1-6 4-6
North Park 1-6 3-7
Elmhurst 1-6 2-8

Previous seasons

loki/standings
Year Overall Conf
2017 0-0, 0-0 CCIW
2016 11-1, 8-0 CCIW
2015 7-3, 6-1 CCIW
2014 8-2, 6-1 CCIW
2013 13-1, 7-0 CCIW
2012 9-3, 6-1 CCIW
2011 10-2, 7-0 CCIW
2010 12-1, 7-0 CCIW
2009 8-2, 6-1 CCIW
2008 11-1, 7-0 CCIW
2007 9-3, 6-1 CCIW
2006 9-3, 6-1 CCIW
2005 9-2, 6-1 CCIW
2004 7-3, 4-3 CCIW
2003 7-3, 4-3 CCIW
2002 6-4, 4-3 CCIW
2001 3-7, 2-5 CCIW
2000 5-5, 3-4 CCIW
1999 2-7, 2-5 CCIW
1998 3-6, 1-6 CCIW

Team Info

North Central (Ill.)

Cardinals

Coach: John Thorne (Illinois Wesleyan '69)
Conference: CCIW
Enrollment: 2490
Location: Naperville, IL
Colors: Cardinal, White
Stadium: Bendetti-Wehrli Stadium (5500)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

November 18, 2017 Wartburg wins in OT; N.Central in tight game; Trine in blowout The top ten teams played like it in the top-left bracket, while Wartburg had three defensive stands and outlasted Franklin in overtime and Trine found the lightning to go with the thunder in Saturday's first-round playoff action.
November 18, 2017 North Central Ousts Saint John's in First-Round Battle Adversity came from all sides as the North Central College football team opened its 10th postseason appearance on Saturday, but the Cardinals summoned their courage, made the necessary adjustments and found a way to prevail, defeating sixth-ranked Saint John's University, 17-7, in the first round of the NCAA Division III Football Championship at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.
November 17, 2017 North Central 'Red Zone,' 11/16/17 North Central College head football coach Jeff Thorne takes a closer look at the Cardinals' 49-7 win at Elmhurst and defensive linemen Andrew Kray and Josh Leonhard chat about their least favorite household chores on this week's edition of The Red Zone, produced by Naperville Community Television.
November 15, 2017 North Central Round 1 Playoff Preview vs. St. John's The Cardinals open the postseason by hosting a perennial Division III stalwart this week, and look to continue their recent first-round success on their home field.
November 14, 2017 Titans are giant killers Illinois Wesleyan's season started with an upset of a perennial national power. The momentum fueled a CCIW co-championship run and playoff berth. Now, the Titans aim to build on their success by stringing together some postseason wins. More in Around the Midwest.
November 11, 2017 North Central Punishes Elmhurst, Locks Up Playoff Bid The North Central College football team's fourth consecutive victory was perhaps its most complete mastery yet, as the Cardinals visited Elmhurst College on Saturday and never let the Bluejays up for air in a 49-7 triumph at Langhorst Field.