North Central (Ill.) Cardinals

Schedule

Overall record: 6-4 - Conference: 4-3
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/14 at Benedictine L, 32-21
9/21 vs. Colorado College W, 30-25
9/28 at Franklin W, 44-27
10/5 vs. Augustana * • L, 65-0
10/12 at North Park * • W, 28-14
10/19 at Illinois Wesleyan * • L, 33-24
10/26 vs. Carthage * • W, 22-19
11/2 at Wheaton (Ill.) * • L, 41-7
11/9 vs. Millikin * • W, 24-17
11/16 at Elmhurst * • W, 20-13
Overall record: 6-4 - Conference: 4-3
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
10/5 vs. Augustana * • L, 65-0
10/12 at North Park * • W, 28-14
10/19 at Illinois Wesleyan * • L, 33-24
10/26 vs. Carthage * • W, 22-19
11/2 at Wheaton (Ill.) * • L, 41-7
11/9 vs. Millikin * • W, 24-17
11/16 at Elmhurst * • W, 20-13

2002

Schools Conf All
Wheaton (Ill.) 7-0 10-2
Augustana 6-1 7-2
Millikin 4-3 7-3
North Central (Ill.) 4-3 6-4
Illinois Wesleyan 3-4 6-4
Carthage 3-4 4-6
Elmhurst 1-6 3-7
North Park 0-7 1-9

Previous seasons

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

September 13, 2017 North Central Week 2 Preview vs. Illinois Wesleyan An annual meeting among rivals doubles as a showdown of unbeaten nationally-ranked programs this week, as the Cardinals look to continue their recent mastery of an IWU team which has acquitted itself well in the early season.
September 8, 2017 North Central 'Red Zone,' 9/7/17 North Central College head football coach Jeff Thorne, senior running back Austin Breunig and senior linebacker Tommy Sora discuss the Cardinals' season-opening win over Robert Morris-Chicago in the premiere episode of the 10th season of The Red Zone on Naperville Community Television.
September 6, 2017 Titanic upset Illinois Wesleyan proved that anything is possible, pulling off Week 1's biggest shocker. Now the Titans aim to combine preparation, confidence, and belief throughout the season. More in Around the Midwest.
September 2, 2017 North Central Denies Robert Morris Comeback Bid While it may not have had the earmarks of a nailbiter early on, the North Central College football team's 2017 season opener quickly became a hearty test of grit and determination, and in the end the Cardinals made just enough big plays to outlast Robert Morris University-Chicago, 33-31, at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.
August 15, 2017 North Central's Crotty Named to Mitchell Award Watch List North Central College football player Liam Crotty is one of 36 place-kickers nationwide to be named to this year's Kick-Off Watch List for the Fred Mitchell Award. The list of nominees was released Monday evening.
November 22, 2016 Secrets take a back seat in Round 2 rematch You can't get more familiar than North Central and Wheaton are. Conference rivals -- archrivals, with a trophy game, in fact -- separated by just 8.1 miles of the Chicago suburbs. So when they meet in the second round, there's little they don't already know about each other. Ryan Tipps has more in a Road to Salem feature.