Ripon Red Hawks

Schedule

Overall record: 7-3 - Conference: 6-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • D-III opponent)
9/12 vs. Elmhurst L, 12-10
9/19 vs. Knox * • W, 20-10
9/26 at Carroll * • W, 17-14
10/3 at St. Norbert W, 23-15
10/10 vs. Lake Forest * • W, 24-14
10/17 at Grinnell * • L, 47-3
10/24 vs. Monmouth * • W, 38-7
10/31 at Illinois College * • W, 52-38
11/7 vs. Lawrence * • W, 45-42
11/14 at Beloit * • L, 20-18
Overall record: 7-3 - Conference: 6-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/19 vs. Knox * • W, 20-10
9/26 at Carroll * • W, 17-14
10/10 vs. Lake Forest * • W, 24-14
10/17 at Grinnell * • L, 47-3
10/24 vs. Monmouth * • W, 38-7
10/31 at Illinois College * • W, 52-38
11/7 vs. Lawrence * • W, 45-42
11/14 at Beloit * • L, 20-18

1998

Schools Conf All
Grinnell 8-0 10-0
Beloit 6-2 7-3
Ripon 6-2 7-3
Knox 5-3 6-3
Lake Forest 4-4 4-6
Carroll 3-5 4-6
Lawrence 2-6 2-8
Monmouth 2-6 2-8
Illinois College 0-8 0-10
St. Norbert 0-0 5-5

Previous seasons

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

Team Info

Ripon

Red Hawks

Coach: Ron Ernst (Nebraska Wesleyan '80)
Conference: MWC
Enrollment: 1036
Location: Ripon, WI
Colors: Red, White
Stadium: Ingalls Field (2500)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

October 15, 2018 Ripon's Cormac Madigan Named Midwest Conference Offensive Performer of the Week Freshman Quarterback Cormac Madigan had a game for the ages Saturday, helping Ripon defeat Beloit College 49-14. That helped him earn Midwest Conference Offensive Performer of the Week honors, as released Monday by the conference office.
October 13, 2018 Cormac Madigan's Career Day Highlights Ripon Victory RIPON, Wis. - In the 127-year history of the Ripon College football program, there hasn't been many single game performances better than the one Cormac Madigan had in Saturday's 49-14 win against Beloit College. The freshman quarterback rushed for 281 yards on 19 carries (14.8 ypc), which is the second-most single game rushing yards in school history, just 12 shy of the school record. He also scored six touchdowns (five in the first half), breaking Ripon's single game record, which had stood for 25 years. Madigan was part of a Red Hawks rushing attack that totaled 525 yards, which is the fifth-most single game rushing yards in program history.
September 24, 2018 Ripon's Lane Barnes Named Midwest Conference Defensive Performer of the Week Junior Defensive Back Lane Barnes played a key role in the Ripon College football team's 28-3 victory against Knox College on Saturday. Monday, Barnes was rewarded for his effort as he was named Midwest Conference Defensive Performer of the Week. He has been a cornerstone of a Red Hawk defense that has not allowed a touchdown in their last two games.
September 22, 2018 Red Hawks Defeat Knox Behind Suffocating Defense RIPON, Wis. - For the second consecutive week, Ripon's defense did not yield a touchdown, defeating Knox College 28-3 Saturday afternoon for their second win in a row. The Red Hawks intercepted three passes, while breaking up eight passes, recording 11 tackles for a loss, sacking the quarterback three times, and limiting the Prairie Fire to just 49 rushing yards.
May 11, 2016 The wait is over for UChicago Nearly a year ago, sources told D3football.com that the University of Chicago was headed to the Midwest Conference. This was finally announced.
November 14, 2015 Ron Ernst Breaks Midwest Conference Record For Career Coaching Victories As Ripon Ends Season On Three-Game Win Streak RIPON, Wis. - In the 95-year history of the Midwest Conference, there has now never been a Head Football Coach with more victories than Ripon College's Ron Ernst. Coach Ernst broke the MWC record for career coaching victories with the 160th win of his 25-year career with Saturday's 27-7 win against Lake Forest College. That marks three consecutive victories to end Ripon's season, matching their longest winning streak of the season.