Wheaton (Ill.) Thunder

Schedule

Overall record: 11-1 - Conference: 7-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/6 vs. Coe W, 36-28 BX RC RC
9/13 at Kalamazoo W, 26-12 BX RC
9/20 vs. UW-Eau Claire W, 17-0 BX RC RC
10/4 vs. North Park * • W, 48-21 BX
10/11 at Augustana * • W, 20-13 BX RC
10/18 at Millikin * • W, 28-3 BX
10/25 vs. North Central (Ill.) * • W, 34-31 BX RC RC
11/1 at Elmhurst * • W, 56-20 BX RC
11/8 vs. Illinois Wesleyan * • W, 13-7 BX RC
11/15 at Carthage * • W, 21-2 BX RC
11/22 vs. Benedictine W, 43-14 BX RC
11/29 vs. John Carroll L, 14-12 BX RC
Overall record: 11-1 - Conference: 7-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
10/4 vs. North Park * • W, 48-21 BX
10/11 at Augustana * • W, 20-13 BX RC
10/18 at Millikin * • W, 28-3 BX
10/25 vs. North Central (Ill.) * • W, 34-31 BX RC RC
11/1 at Elmhurst * • W, 56-20 BX RC
11/8 vs. Illinois Wesleyan * • W, 13-7 BX RC
11/15 at Carthage * • W, 21-2 BX RC

2014

Schools Conf All
Wheaton (Ill.) 7-0 11-1
North Central (Ill.) 6-1 8-2
Augustana 4-3 5-5
Elmhurst 4-3 5-5
Illinois Wesleyan 2-5 4-6
Carthage 2-5 3-7
North Park 2-5 2-8
Millikin 1-6 3-7

Past Records

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

Team Info

Wheaton (Ill.)

Thunder

Coach: Mike Swider (Wheaton '77)
Conference: CCIW
Enrollment: 2367
Location: Wheaton, IL
Colors: Blue, Orange
Stadium: McCully FIeld (5000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

November 28, 2016 Thunder roll into December Wheaton is back in the quarterfinals for the first time since 2008. The Thunder made it this far behind a defense that wins in the trenches and overpowered its rival in the fourth quarter on Saturday. Brian Lester has more in a Road to Salem feature.
November 26, 2016 Mount survives; JCU advances; Wheaton eliminates archrival The Purple Raiders returned to the quarterfinals by pitching a second-half shutout, while the Blue Streaks moved on in two overtimes and the Cru rolled in the rematch. More from the playoff's second round.
November 26, 2016 Wheaton defeats rival North Central 31-14 in a NCAA Second Round matchup Naperville, Ill. – The Wheaton football team (11-1) defeated North Central 31-14 on Saturday in the Second Round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs. Today's win marked the third consecutive season that the Wheaton football program has won at least 11 games, following 11-1 campaigns in 2015 an 2014. The three-year run marks only the second time in program history that Wheaton has posted double-digit win totals for three straight years, and the first time that the three-year streak has consisted completely of 11 or more wins.
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.
November 19, 2016 Rematches set for Texas, Illinois Mary Hardin-Baylor survived an early scare to advance in the first round, while Linfield won on its second trip to Texas of the season and CCIW foes North Central and Wheaton advanced in easy fashion.
November 19, 2016 Wheaton defeats Huntingdon, 45-10 in the opening round of the Division III Playoffs. Wheaton, Ill. – The Wheaton Thunder football team defeated Huntingdon College 45-10 under cold and windy conditions on Saturday afternoon in a First Round Playoff game of the NCAA Division III Playoffs. Wheaton (10-1) advances to the Second Round, where the Thunder will face off against CCIW rival North Central next Saturday at noon. Huntingdon caps the season with a 9-2 record.