North Central (Ill.) Cardinals

Schedule

Overall record: 8-2 - Conference: 6-1
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • D-III opponent)
9/5 at Ohio Northern L, 28-19
9/12 vs. Benedictine W, 55-0 BX
9/26 vs. Olivet W, 69-18 BX
10/3 at Millikin * • W, 58-0
10/10 vs. North Park * • W, 83-7
10/17 at Carthage * • W, 63-48
10/24 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) * • W, 27-7
10/31 at Illinois Wesleyan * • L, 28-22
11/7 at Augustana * • W, 45-26
11/14 vs. Elmhurst * • W, 49-24
Overall record: 8-2 - Conference: 6-1
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
10/3 at Millikin * • W, 58-0
10/10 vs. North Park * • W, 83-7
10/17 at Carthage * • W, 63-48
10/24 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) * • W, 27-7
10/31 at Illinois Wesleyan * • L, 28-22
11/7 at Augustana * • W, 45-26
11/14 vs. Elmhurst * • W, 49-24

2009

Schools Conf All
Illinois Wesleyan 6-1 10-2
North Central (Ill.) 6-1 8-2
Carthage 4-3 7-3
Wheaton (Ill.) 4-3 7-3
Augustana 4-3 6-4
Millikin 3-4 6-4
Elmhurst 1-6 4-6
North Park 0-7 1-9

Previous seasons

loki/standings
Year Overall Conf
2018 10-2, 8-1 CCIW
2017 10-2, 7-1 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: 2625
Location: Naperville, IL
Colors: Cardinal, White
Stadium: Bendetti-Wehrli Stadium (5889)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

December 11, 2019 North Central National Semifinal Preview Headed to the semifinals for the second time, the Cardinals take on another new opponent as they look to earn a spot on Division III's biggest stage. 
December 7, 2019 Final four: Mules, Cardinals, Warhawks, Johnnies St. John's survived an epic finish, while UW-Whitewater, North Central and Muhlenberg all advanced to the national semifinals with relative ease.
December 7, 2019 North Central Shuts Down DelVal to Advance to Semifinals After winning its second-round game in as wild an offensive shootout as the NCAA Division III Football Championship has seen, the North Central College Cardinals turned to their defense to put them in position to win their national quarterfinal matchup on Saturday at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium. 
December 6, 2019 North Central National Quarterfinal Preview/Red Zone After a historic second-round victory, the Cardinals are awarded another home game and look to use the home-field advantage to secure a spot in the national semifinals for the second time.
December 3, 2019 North Central refuses to lose The Cardinals stood out on the field in Alliance, Ohio, shortly after defeating Mount Union, and shouted, "I am a champion, and I refuse to lose!" It came at the end of a multiple-round fight, and the boxing terminology is intentional. Pat Coleman has more.
November 30, 2019 Mount Union bounced in epic shootout North Central and Mount Union poured out all of the offense they could manage, and it was an interception in the end zone with two seconds left that gave the Cardinals the upset win.