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For Wheaton, No. 2 wasn't good enough

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Playing into December is one way to erase the bad taste of consecutive two-loss seasons.
Photo by Matt McClure, d3photography.com
 

By Adam Turer
D3sports.com

Wheaton won 16 games over the past two seasons — and the Thunder were sick of it. 

While most programs would be delighted to post a winning percentage of .800, the Thunder were determined to not let that happen again.

“For the past two years, we’ve come up one or two games short. We’ve had opportunities we wish we could have had back. Realizing the pain of missing playoffs and conference titles by one or two plays is tough,” said senior offensive lineman Jake Hibben. “Most programs would love to go 8-2, but 8-2 feels like we’re falling short and we hated that feeling of losing. This offseason, we were led by captains who really pushed us as a team to go one more step further.” 

The goals remained modest, but monumental. 

Jake Hibben came into his senior season with 15 starts already under his belt at center.
Photo by Matt McClure, d3photography.com
 

First, win the Little Brass Bell. That’s just one regular season victory, but it means so much more to Wheaton. 

The rivalry game almost always has conference championship implications. That leads into the second goal, which is to win the CCIW. That is something the Thunder do not take for granted. 

When Patrick O’Connell transferred to Wheaton from Division I Ball State, he joined a program coming off of consecutive CCIW championships. It took a long four years to get the Thunder back to that pinnacle.

“A lot of it is the ownership that our guys have taken. It started when last season ended. Guys were fed up. We came here to win conference titles and play at a high level, and we weren’t doing that,” said the senior defensive lineman. “Guys took ownership at a new level. It’s a whole different team in terms of grittiness, toughness, and willingness to do the things that nobody wants to do.”

The defense, best in nation allowing just 186.7 yards and 6.8 points per game, is fueled by transfers. Dallas McRae, another defensive lineman, joined the program in 2017, a year after O’Connell did. This year, linebacker Wyatt Lee made an immediate impact in his first season with the Thunder after leading D-III in tackles per game as a freshman at Lawrence in 2018. 

The unit works in harmony, allowing just 57.6 rushing yards (No. 3 in the nation) and 129.6 passing yards (No. 4) per game. That forces plenty of third downs, and the Thunder allow opponents to convert just 23.7 percent of those. Knowing that they can trust their teammates allows each Thunder defender to commit maximum effort to doing his job on every snap.

“You’re not worried about being conservative,” said O’Connell. “We have real good athletes in the back half and we have such good discipline. We can play within ourselves and our responsibility.”

That translates to every position on the field. No player in a Wheaton uniform is concerned about what his teammate is doing on any given play. 

“When you have confidence and trust the guy next to you and his buy-in and his love and his unselfishness and you’ve bought in and dyed to yourself, you play with confidence,” said head coach Mike Swider. “They don’t doubt the buy-in of anybody on this team. That’s why they’re a confident group.” 

The seniors set the tone for this season, determined to avoid another postseason as spectators. Back-to-back 8-2 seasons snapped a string of three consecutive playoff appearances. 

“There’s a little chip on our shoulder. There’s been frustration these last few years that these players felt,” said Swider. “We had some crushing losses in there that were frustrating. These kids decided not to let that happen again.” 

That renewed sense of purpose led to more internal competition and motivation in the weight room and on the practice field. 

“The accountability that comes from teammates is awesome, the willingness to encourage each other when we’re doing well and get on each other when we need it,” said O’Connell. “I get to go against a guy in Clay Wagner in practice, a really good, physical, gritty football player. He doesn’t hold off in practice. That’s really good for us.” 

“From the weight room, to morning runs, to different workouts, everything was a competition within our team. It was a competition to see how we can all become the best we can be together,” said Hibben. “It wasn’t about being better than the guy you’re competing with, it was about helping each other realize our potential.” 

The wide receivers and defensive backs battled for every ball in the air, the linebackers made the running backs fight for every yard, and the competition up front was a war. The offensive and defensive lines have been the heart of this season’s success, and their battles in fall camp were legendary.

“Training camp is violent, not in a bad way, but that’s two big rhinoceroses and dinosaurs colliding every day in practice,” said Swider. “It was healthy competition that really raised the level of this team.”

In the quarterfinals, the defense will be tested by reigning Gagliardi Trophy winner Jackson Erdmann and the St. John’s offense. Fortunately for the Thunder, they have been tested by similar quarterbacks already this season. They held North Central and Broc Rutter to 4.8 yards per play and 21 points in the Little Brass Bell victory. 

“Having played on a big stage against a great quarterback really prepares us for the moment. You put in so much work and preparation every week for every Saturday, no matter who you’re playing,” said O’Connell. “Our team theme this year is to pound the rock. We love the idea of just pounding away on defense until you get to that breaking point where the other quarterback starts seeing ghosts.”

Although the historic defense garners most of the headlines, the offense is not to be overlooked. Wheaton placed three offensive players on the all-CCIW first team and ranks in the top ten in the nation in total offense and scoring offense.

“We have the number one defense for a reason. It’s good to battle against some of the best guys in D-III day in and day out,” said Hibben. “They make us better from a technical standpoint. It’s like the Bible says, Iron sharpens iron.” 

The hunger and selflessness of the 2019 Wheaton Thunder is evidenced by the five players who returned as fifth-year seniors. They didn’t come back to finish as 8-2 conference runners up again. The rest of the team followed their lead. 

“What’s distinctive about this group is that they are a really, really confident group of kids. They are a quiet group and they’ve put in some work and they set their sights on this goal of making a run and then they put in the work. They have died to themselves and they are mission-conscious,” said Swider. “There’s no concern about who’s making the plays; there’s only one thing that matters to them and that’s winning games. They are confident in each other. They don’t want to let each other down. 

“When you really love someone, you don’t want to let them down. The greatest warriors fight not for what’s in front of them, but for their brother next to them.”

 

Dec. 7: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg 24, at Salisbury 8
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at North Central (Ill.) 31, Delaware Valley 14
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St. John's 34, at Wheaton (Ill.) 33
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UW-Whitewater 26, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 7
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Sep. 6: All times Eastern
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Salisbury 63, at Albright 28
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Delaware Valley 37, at Kean 7
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Chapman 45, at Pacific 14
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Sep. 7: All times Eastern
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North Central (Ill.) 43, at Christopher Newport 13
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Wesley 69, at Franklin Pierce 0
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at Muhlenberg 45, TCNJ 26
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Ithaca 66, at St. Vincent 28
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at Susquehanna 42, Lycoming 26
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at Union 42, Westfield State 7
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at John Carroll 21, UW-Stevens Point 7
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Berry 31, at Maryville (Tenn.) 10
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at Bethel 42, Simpson 10
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Wheaton (Ill.) 38, at Monmouth 0
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St. John's 14, at UW-Stout 7
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Wartburg 60, at Greenville 21
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at St. Thomas 69, Trinity International 3
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at UW-Whitewater 42, Dubuque 7
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Redlands 35, at George Fox 19
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Mount Union 66, at Rose-Hulman 14
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Case Western Reserve 37, at Rochester 6
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at Bridgewater 41, Gettysburg 10
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Hardin-Simmons 64, at Sul Ross State 0
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Sep. 14: All times Eastern
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at Salisbury 24, UW-Oshkosh 19
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Wesley 24, at Delaware Valley 18
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Muhlenberg 38, at Dickinson 9
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Susquehanna 28, at Johns Hopkins 27
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Union 54, at Anna Maria 7
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UW-Whitewater 20, at Concordia-Moorhead 10
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Linfield 35, at Rowan 14
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Bethel 38, at UW-River Falls 20
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at Berry 34, LaGrange 9
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Bridgewater 37, at Stevenson 22
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at Hardin-Simmons 16, Trinity (Texas) 10
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 56, Albright 15
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Hendrix 26, at Texas Lutheran 23
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at Wartburg 38, Monmouth 9
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at Redlands 58, Puget Sound 7
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Sep. 21: All times Eastern
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Wesley 20, at Endicott 17
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at Delaware Valley 28, Stevenson 21
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at Muhlenberg 24, Susquehanna 17
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at Ithaca 27, Alfred 9
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at Union 27, Springfield 17
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at Mount Union 45, Baldwin Wallace 7
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John Carroll 14, at Otterbein 7
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at St. John's 33, Gustavus Adolphus 21
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UW-Whitewater 28, at St. Xavier 20
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Hardin-Simmons 63, at Howard Payne 20
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Wartburg 62, at Luther 10
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St. Thomas 74, at Hamline 14
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North Central (Ill.) 46, at Washington U. 13
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at Case Western Reserve 52, Grove City 14
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Bridgewater 35, at Shenandoah 17
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Berry 14, at Trinity (Texas) 10
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 24, Illinois Wesleyan 10
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 23, Belhaven 13
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Texas Lutheran 31, at East Texas Baptist 21
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at Redlands 27, Linfield 19
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at Chapman 37, Whitworth 30
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Sep. 28: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg 42, at Juniata 5
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Delaware Valley 55, at Albright 7
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at Ithaca 38, St. John Fisher 35
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at Susquehanna 42, Franklin and Marshall 13
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Hardin-Simmons 51, at Louisiana College 6
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Mount Union 37, at John Carroll 14
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at Berry 31, Millsaps 14
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at Bridgewater 40, Southern Virginia 6
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Bethel 35, at Gustavus Adolphus 33
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St. John's 56, at Carleton 10
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at Wartburg 42, Dubuque 25
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at North Central (Ill.) 77, North Park 0
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Case Western Reserve 37, at Thiel 6
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Wheaton (Ill.) 62, at Millikin 0
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 65, Howard Payne 0
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at Texas Lutheran 27, Southwestern 0
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at UW-Eau Claire 21, St. Thomas 19
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Oct. 5: All times Eastern
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Salisbury 27, at Montclair State 24
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at Union 23, Hobart 7
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Muhlenberg 49, at Franklin and Marshall 6
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Delaware Valley 41, at Lycoming 7
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Ithaca 59, at St. Lawrence 20
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at Wesley 21, Rowan 20
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at John Carroll 31, Muskingum 10
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at Mount Union 58, Otterbein 0
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 35, North Central (Ill.) 21
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at St. John's 61, Augsburg 6
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Berry 55, at Sewanee 0
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at Bethel 42, Carleton 13
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Wartburg 48, at Buena Vista 27
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Mary Hardin-Baylor 79, at McMurry 0
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at St. Thomas 51, Concordia-Moorhead 6
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at UW-Whitewater 24, UW-Eau Claire 14
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Linfield 52, at Pacific 14
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at Susquehanna 24, Dickinson 17
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at Case Western Reserve 21, Westminster (Pa.) 13
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Texas Lutheran 38, at Hardin-Simmons 27
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at Redlands 38, Pomona-Pitzer 17
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at Chapman 36, Whittier 6
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Oct. 12: All times Eastern
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Union 47, at Rochester 19
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at Delaware Valley 28, King's 13
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at Ithaca 48, Buffalo State 14
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at Salisbury 45, Wesley 38
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Bridgewater 51, at Hampden-Sydney 7
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John Carroll 90, at Capital 0
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Mount Union 63, at Wilmington 6
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at Case Western Reserve 35, Washington and Jefferson 19
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at Berry 27, Hendrix 9
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at North Central (Ill.) 42, Augustana 14
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at St. John's 19, Bethel 0
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Wheaton (Ill.) 63, at North Park 0
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St. Thomas 53, at Augsburg 0
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at Wartburg 61, Nebraska Wesleyan 7
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, East Texas Baptist 14
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at UW-Whitewater 21, UW-Platteville 14
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at Linfield 77, Puget Sound 22
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at Texas Lutheran 59, Louisiana College 21
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at Chapman 21, Redlands 18
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Oct. 18: All times Eastern
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at Muhlenberg 45, Ursinus 21
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Oct. 19: All times Eastern
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Delaware Valley 42, at Wilkes 0
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Wesley 45, at William Paterson 7
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at Ithaca 34, Hobart 0
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at Salisbury 38, Rowan 7
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Susquehanna 31, at Moravian 7
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Case Western Reserve 34, at St. Vincent 26
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at Union 38, St. Lawrence 17
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at Mount Union 66, Capital 0
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at John Carroll 44, Ohio Northern 10
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at Bridgewater 53, Ferrum 10
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at Hardin-Simmons 63, Belhaven 7
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North Central (Ill.) 62, at Carroll 3
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at Bethel 56, St. Olaf 10
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Mary Hardin-Baylor 33, at Southwestern 3
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UW-Whitewater 38, at UW-Stevens Point 0
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Wartburg 29, at Simpson 15
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Texas Lutheran 27, at Howard Payne 14
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St. John's 38, at St. Thomas 20
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Redlands 45, at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 6
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at Linfield 77, Willamette 0
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Chapman 56, at Occidental 23
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 52, Washington U. 13
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at Birmingham-Southern 28, Berry 15
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Oct. 26: All times Eastern
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Ithaca 59, at Rochester 0
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Union 28, at Buffalo State 14
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at Delaware Valley 51, Lebanon Valley 3
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at Wesley 20, Montclair State 17
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Salisbury 65, at Kean 16
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Bridgewater 31, at Washington and Lee 14
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John Carroll 23, at Marietta 21
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Mount Union 27, at Heidelberg 0
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at Susquehanna 36, Ursinus 0
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at Berry 54, Rhodes 10
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Muhlenberg 49, at McDaniel 7
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at Case Western Reserve 30, Geneva 23
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 15, Hardin-Simmons 14
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St. John's 54, at St. Olaf 17
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Bethel 31, at Concordia-Moorhead 0
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UW-Whitewater 49, at UW-River Falls 28
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 40, Augustana 0
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at North Central (Ill.) 49, Carthage 6
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St. Thomas 63, at Carleton 15
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Linfield 42, at Pacific Lutheran 10
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Texas Lutheran 35, at Sul Ross State 6
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at Redlands 65, La Verne 7
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at Chapman 44, Cal Lutheran 6
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Nov. 2: All times Eastern
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Wesley 31, at TCNJ 13
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Susquehanna 56, at Gettysburg 13
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Delaware Valley 44, at Alvernia 0
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Union 31, at Ithaca 21
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at Salisbury 51, Christopher Newport 0
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Bridgewater 35, at Emory and Henry 3
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Mary Hardin-Baylor 82, at Louisiana College 0
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at Mount Union 63, Ohio Northern 24
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at John Carroll 42, Wilmington 0
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at Muhlenberg 31, Johns Hopkins 16
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at Case Western Reserve 35, Bethany 14
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Concordia-Moorhead 19, at St. John's 18
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North Central (Ill.) 82, at Elmhurst 7
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at Hardin-Simmons 91, McMurry 29
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at UW-Whitewater 21, UW-La Crosse 17
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at Bethel 62, Hamline 7
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Wheaton (Ill.) 51, at Carroll 12
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at Wartburg 21, Coe 7
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at Texas Lutheran 34, Belhaven 14
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St. Thomas 56, at St. Olaf 7
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at Linfield 54, Lewis and Clark 7
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Chapman 26, at Pomona-Pitzer 21
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Redlands 33, at Cal Lutheran 14
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Nov. 9: All times Eastern
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at RPI 38, Ithaca 12
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Muhlenberg 44, at Gettysburg 3
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Berry 45, at Centre 22
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at Wesley 27, Kean 13
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at Union 13, Utica 7
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at Bridgewater 28, Randolph-Macon 21
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John Carroll 17, at Heidelberg 13
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at Mount Union 51, Muskingum 3
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Case Western Reserve 27, at Waynesburg 24
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Salisbury 62, at TCNJ 20
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at North Central (Ill.) 69, Illinois Wesleyan 14
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St. John's 70, at Hamline 0
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 55, Carthage 6
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 41, Texas Lutheran 3
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at Bethel 62, Augsburg 6
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at Central 57, Wartburg 56
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at St. Thomas 57, Gustavus Adolphus 36
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at UW-Whitewater 37, UW-Stout 17
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Hardin-Simmons 45, at East Texas Baptist 0
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Linfield 38, at Whitworth 31
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at Susquehanna 49, McDaniel 7
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at Redlands 45, Whittier 10
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at Chapman 41, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 17
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Nov. 16: All times Eastern
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at Union 33, RPI 0
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at Muhlenberg 52, Moravian 7
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at Delaware Valley 28, Widener 21
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at Ithaca 32, Cortland 20
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at Wesley 42, Christopher Newport 7
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Susquehanna 63, at Juniata 7
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Salisbury 42, at William Paterson 13
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at Bridgewater 41, Guilford 7
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at Carnegie Mellon 24, Case Western Reserve 21
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Mary Hardin-Baylor 77, at Sul Ross State 14
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Mount Union 69, at Marietta 7
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John Carroll 17, at Baldwin Wallace 10
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at Berry 55, Austin 28
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North Central (Ill.) 59, at Millikin 32
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Wheaton (Ill.) 58, at Elmhurst 0
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at Hardin-Simmons 49, Southwestern 6
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at St. John's 47, Rose-Hulman 14
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at Wartburg 48, Loras 7
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at Texas Lutheran 57, McMurry 14
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at St. Thomas 17, Bethel 7
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at Linfield 24, George Fox 17
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Redlands 67, at Occidental 12
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Chapman 28, at La Verne 17
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at UW-Oshkosh 27, UW-Whitewater 20
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Nov. 23: All times Eastern
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at Salisbury 83, SUNY-Maritime 0
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at Muhlenberg 38, MIT 0
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at Union 24, Case Western Reserve 21
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Huntingdon 27, at Berry 24
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Wartburg 41, at Hope 3
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at Mount Union 65, Hanover 14
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at Wesley 58, Framingham State 21
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Delaware Valley 30, at Bridgewater 22
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Washington and Jefferson 20, at Ithaca 17
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at Susquehanna 88, Wilkes 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 43, Redlands 14
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at UW-Whitewater 35, Monmouth 10
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 51, Martin Luther 7
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at St. John's 51, Aurora 47
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at North Central (Ill.) 51, Wabash 15
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at Chapman 68, Linfield 65
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Nov. 30: All times Eastern
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North Central (Ill.) 59, at Mount Union 52
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at Salisbury 62, Union 41
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at Muhlenberg 42, Brockport 0
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Delaware Valley 45, at Wesley 10
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 42, Huntingdon 6
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 49, Central 13
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at UW-Whitewater 41, Wartburg 28
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St. John's 55, at Chapman 26
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Dec. 7: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg 24, at Salisbury 8
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at North Central (Ill.) 31, Delaware Valley 14
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St. John's 34, at Wheaton (Ill.) 33
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UW-Whitewater 26, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 7
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Dec. 14: All times Eastern
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North Central (Ill.) at Muhlenberg
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St. John's at UW-Whitewater