Wittenberg Tigers

Overall record: 5-5 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/3 vs. Capital L, 54-0
9/10 at Dayton L, 41-23
9/17 at Alma L, 38-27
10/1 vs. Denison * • W, 31-6
10/8 at Earlham * • W, 48-0
10/15 vs. Hiram * • W, 66-0
10/22 at Wabash * • L, 26-20
10/29 vs. Ohio Wesleyan * • W, 31-9
11/5 vs. Wooster * • W, 45-0
11/12 at Allegheny * • L, 31-21
Overall record: 5-5 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
10/1 vs. Denison * • W, 31-6
10/8 at Earlham * • W, 48-0
10/15 vs. Hiram * • W, 66-0
10/22 at Wabash * • L, 26-20
10/29 vs. Ohio Wesleyan * • W, 31-9
11/5 vs. Wooster * • W, 45-0
11/12 at Allegheny * • L, 31-21
Wabash 7-0 11-1
Kenyon 6-1 6-4
Ohio Wesleyan 5-2 7-3
Wittenberg 5-2 5-5
Wooster 3-4 6-4
Denison 3-4 5-5
Allegheny 3-4 3-7
Oberlin 2-5 3-7
Hiram 1-6 1-9
Earlham 0-7 1-9

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 NCAC)
2015 (8-2, 7-2 NCAC)
2014 (9-2, 9-0 NCAC)
2013 (10-2, 9-0 NCAC)
2012 (10-2, 6-1 NCAC)
2011 (8-2, 5-1 NCAC)
2010 (10-1, 6-0 NCAC)
2009 (12-1, 7-0 NCAC)
2008 (6-4, 4-3 NCAC)
2007 (8-2, 6-1 NCAC)
2006 (7-4, 6-1 NCAC)
2005 (5-5, 5-2 NCAC)
2004 (7-3, 5-2 NCAC)
2003 (8-2, 4-2 NCAC)
2002 (10-2, 6-1 NCAC)
2001 (11-2, 7-0 NCAC)
2000 (12-1, 7-0 NCAC)
1999 (11-1, 6-0 NCAC)

Team Quick Facts



Coach: Joe Fincham (Ohio U. '88)
Conference: NCAC
Enrollment: 1842
Location: Springfield, OH
Colors: Red, White
Stadium: Edwards/Maurer Field (5000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

October 13, 2016
Remembering a fallen brother
At Wittenberg, or Lake Forest, a helmet sticker hardly suffices to counteract the emotion of losing...
September 25, 2016
Snap Judgments: Survival Saturday
Saturday showed that Top 25 teams are far from infallible. Seven teams had to eke out single-digit...
September 24, 2016
Top 25: Tommies' run continues; Witt tops Wabash
St. Thomas didn't need its All-America running back on Saturday to beat its archrival, UW-Whitewater...
November 15, 2014
Tigers Complete Undefeated Run To Outright NCAC Title
Make it 22 NCAC wins in a row as Wittenberg pulls away from Allegheny 52-21 to earn fifth league...
November 11, 2014
He's come a long way
An injury early in his career nearly cost him more than just a season of football, but Evan Killilea...
November 8, 2014
Witt, Ithaca, Hobart win bids in head-to-head battles
Hobart survived on the road at St. Lawrence, while Ithaca shut down St. John Fisher and Wittenberg...
November 8, 2014
Wittenberg Punches Postseason Ticket With 21-15 Win Over Wabash
Defense rules the day as Wittenberg forces two fumbles, blocks two kicks en route to NCAC-clinching...
October 25, 2014
Tigers Race Past Kenyon For 49-7 Homecoming Victory
Seven different players score touchdowns as Wittenberg remains unbeaten in North Coast Athletic...
October 18, 2014
Tigers Roll Past Wooster For Key NCAC Road Victory
Defense forces four turnovers and Zach Culvahouse hauls in 12 passes as Wittenberg dominates 42-7.
October 4, 2014
Wittenberg Shuts Down Hiram In 48-0 Victory
For second time in three weeks, Wittenberg defense comes up with seven turnovers to spark shutout...
September 27, 2014
Wittenberg Offense Hums In 48-10 Victory At Oberlin
Wittenberg puts 31 points on the board in the first half and piles up 468 yards of total offense by...
September 6, 2014
Tigers Come Up Just Short In 22-16 Loss To Butler
Season opener features record-breaking performances and a near-comeback for Wittenberg against...
August 14, 2014
Seasons in the Sun: D-III in the 1970s
Division III has changed so much just in the 15 years of D3football.com, but it was a different...
November 27, 2013
The rare Ohio showdown
When Wittenberg and Mount Union take the field together Saturday, it will be for the first time...
November 23, 2013
Wesley wins in final minute, JCU out
The first round of playoffs had a couple of thrillers, with Ithaca, Franklin and Wesley rallying, as...
November 23, 2013
Tigers Pounce On Lebanon Valley In First Round Of NCAA Tourney
Wittenberg scores on nine of 10 possessions and piles up 600 yards en route to 59-17 victory over...
November 16, 2013
Wittenberg Completes Run To NCAC Title With 56-0 Win Over Allegheny
Tigers dominate both sides of the ball en route to a shutout and 654 yards of total offense to...
November 9, 2013
Wittenberg Punches NCAA Tourney Ticket With Win Over Wabash
Fast start propels Tigers to 35-17 victory over Little Giants and earns Wittenberg share of fourth...
November 2, 2013
Wittenberg Tops 600 Yards Of Offense Again In Big Win Over OWU
Offense makes headlines again while Tiger defense holds one of nation's top passing attacks in check...
October 26, 2013
Tigers Stay On Top Of NCAC With Romp At Kenyon
Fast start propels Tigers to big North Coast Athletic Conference road victory.
October 19, 2013
Wittenberg Offense Hits Fifth Gear In Shootout Win Over Wooster
Senior quarterback Reed Florence was at the center of Wittenberg's 66-39 win over Wooster on...
October 12, 2013
Tigers Pull Away From Denison For Homecoming Victory
Wittenberg overcomes three turnovers to remain unbeaten in North Coast Athletic Conference play.
October 5, 2013
Tigers Cruise Past Hiram To Remain Perfect In NCAC Play
Wittenberg continued its mastery of Hiram, improving to 14-0 all-time against the Terriers on the...
September 21, 2013
Tigers Shut Down DePauw In NCAC Opener
Wittenberg limits host Tigers to just 140 yards and cruises to 45-0 victory.
September 7, 2013
First-Half Turnovers Put Wittenberg In Big Hole At Butler
Wittenberg unable to recover from poor start in season opening 49-24 loss at NCAA Division I FCS...
December 20, 2012
Marietta hires Wittenberg assistant
Andy Waddle, Wittenberg's defensive coordinator, will take over after the Pioneers' first winless...
November 24, 2012
Hobart Pulls Away From Wittenberg In NCAA Tournament
The Wittenberg Tigers were held to a season-low 135 yards of offense in a 35-10 loss to Hobart...
November 20, 2012
For Wittenberg, it's win or else
Overcoming a 22-point deficit in the playoffs, against an OAC opponent on the road no less, is no...
November 17, 2012
Wittenberg posts huge first-round rally
Wittenberg put Heidelberg away after being down 18. Mount Union had little trouble and five road...
November 10, 2012
Presidents play their way in
Washington and Jefferson's emotional season will continue, as the Presidents defeated Waynesburg to...
November 10, 2012
Wittenberg Punches Playoff Ticket With Win At Oberlin
Wittenberg earned a share of the NCAC championship and a spot in the NCAA Division III Tournament...
November 3, 2012
Wittenberg Rolls Past Hiram To Keep Pace Atop NCAC Standings
Wittenberg honored 15 seniors in the best way possible as the Tigers defeated NCAC rival Hiram 71-7.
October 27, 2012
Wittenberg Moves Into First-Place NCAC Tie With Victory Over Denison
Wittenberg is now in a four-way tie atop the NCAC standings with two games left to play after...
October 23, 2012
Former Guardsman at Witt knows how to be a defender
Jon Daniels walked away from the Wittenberg football team eight years ago and wound up joining the...
October 20, 2012
Balanced Tiger Offense Buries Allegheny For Key NCAC Win
Wittenberg split 542 yards of offense almost evenly between rushing and passing and the defense...
October 13, 2012
Wittenberg Offense Awakens In 41-17 Victory Over Chicago
The Tigers established season highs for first downs and total offense in a non-conference win over...
October 6, 2012
Homecoming Rally Falls Short As Wittenberg Falls To Wabash
Wabash held the ball for the final 9:32 to secure a three-point win over Wittenberg in key NCAC...
September 29, 2012
Wittenberg Gets Defensive In 14-10 Win At Case Western
The Tiger offense manages just 45 second-half yards, but the Wittenberg defense carries the visitors...
September 22, 2012
Wittenberg Rallies Past Wooster To Remain Unbeaten
A steady ground game complemented a stout defensive effort as the Wittenberg Tigers overcame the...
September 15, 2012
Wittenberg Spoils DePauw's North Coast Athletic Conference Debut
In a first-ever battle of NCAC Tigers, Wittenberg struck first - just 18 seconds into the game - and...
September 1, 2012
Wittenberg Forces Six Turnovers In 44-17 Ambush Of Capital
Wittenberg jumped out to a 30-3 halftime lead and easily pulled away from Capital for a season-openi...
November 12, 2011
Wittenberg Sends Seniors Out On High Note With Big Win Over Wooster
Wittenberg capped its 2011 regular season at 8-2 overall with a 42-21 Senior Recognition Day victory...
November 5, 2011
17-Game Win Streak Snapped As Wittenberg Falls At Wabash
Wittenberg's two-year reign atop the North Coast Athletic Conference came to an end with a 28-17...
October 22, 2011
Wittenberg Celebrates Homecoming With 27-23 Win Over Carnegie Mellon
Wittenberg overcame uncharacteristic penalty and turnover issues to hold off Carnegie Mellon, 27-23,...
October 15, 2011
Wittenberg Bounces Back With Big Win At Kenyon
The Wittenberg Tigers won their 20th straight game against Kenyon and bounced back from their first...
October 8, 2011
Tigers Stumble At Huntingdon
A 25-game regular season winning streak was snapped as the Wittenberg Tigers were beaten by host...
October 1, 2011
Wittenberg Extends Streaks In Win Over Oberlin
Wittenberg has now won 25 straight regular season games, 16 NCAC games in a row and 17 consecutive...
September 24, 2011
Wittenberg Pulls Away From Allegheny, 38-3
Big plays on offense and a swarming defensive effort key to Wittenberg's 24th straight regular...
September 17, 2011
Tigers Escape With Three-Point Win At Washington University
The only thing that matters is the score on the big board at the far end of a stadium, and at game's...
September 7, 2011
Witt builds on family ties
No matter the era, no matter what year, Wittenberg transcends time. Coach Joe Fincham thinks he...
September 4, 2011
Wittenberg reaches 700-win plateau
It took two games and an extra afternoon to boot, but Wittenberg became the first non-Division I...
September 3, 2011
Tigers Reach Landmark With Season-Opening 45-28 Victory Over Capital
An achievement nearly 130 years in the making took slightly more than 21 hours to complete. The...
July 31, 2011
Legendary Wittenberg coach dies
Dave Maurer coached the Tigers to the 1973 and 1975 national championship and was the first...
November 13, 2010
Tigers Rally Past Wooster To Secure Second Straight Outright NCAC Title
Wittenberg finds a way to win again on the road with a late touchdown and a pair of clutch defensive...
November 6, 2010
Bears block Case's playoff run
Wash U blocked a 43-yard field goal as time expired and kept its Pool B playoff hopes alive with a...
October 23, 2010
Tigers Prevail In Overtime At Carnegie Mellon
For the third time in 2010, the Wittenberg Tigers hit the road. And for the third time in 2010, the...
October 16, 2010
Wittenberg Shuts Down Kenyon, 52-0
For the 19th straight time, dating back to 1921, Wittenberg got the best of Kenyon. The Tigers...
October 9, 2010
Tigers Enjoy Happy Homecoming With 49-7 Win Over Hiram
Wittenberg piled up a 277-9 advantage in rushing yards to cruise past visiting Hiram. The Tigers are...
October 2, 2010
Tigers Hold Off Oberlin To Remain Unbeaten
For a second straight week, the Wittenberg Tigers were pushed hard by a homestanding NCAC opponent....
September 18, 2010
First Half Explosion Sparks Tigers To Record-Setting Victory
Josh McKee set new school and conference receiving standards to help the sixth-ranked Wittenberg...
September 11, 2010
Wittenberg 52, Ohio Wesleyan 0
The Wittenberg Tigers ambushed a second straight opponent, streaking out to a 21-0 lead before the...
September 4, 2010
Wittenberg 48, Olivet 6
The Wittenberg Tigers scored four touchdowns in the first 13 minutes of the game en route to a...
September 8, 2004
Saturday was not Witt's end
It wasn’t tide-turning. It didn’t put Division III football on its ear. But the margin...
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