North Central (Ill.) Cardinals

Schedule

Overall record: 11-1 - Conference: 8-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • D-III opponent)
9/3 at Robert Morris-Chicago W, 35-21 RC BX
9/10 vs. Webber International W, 38-21 RC BX
9/17 at Illinois Wesleyan * • W, 34-7 RC BX
9/24 vs. Millikin * • W, 42-7 BX RC
10/8 at North Park * • W, 35-14 P RC BX
10/15 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) * • W, 35-25 P RC BX
10/22 at Augustana * • W, 42-21 BX RC
10/29 vs. Carroll * • W, 62-7 P BX RC
11/5 at Carthage * • W, 34-21 BX RC
11/12 vs. Elmhurst * • W, 59-17 RC BX
11/19 vs. Rose-Hulman W, 41-7 RC P BX P
11/26 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) L, 31-14 BX RC P
Overall record: 11-1 - Conference: 8-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/17 at Illinois Wesleyan * • W, 34-7 RC BX
9/24 vs. Millikin * • W, 42-7 BX RC
10/8 at North Park * • W, 35-14 P RC BX
10/15 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) * • W, 35-25 P RC BX
10/22 at Augustana * • W, 42-21 BX RC
10/29 vs. Carroll * • W, 62-7 P BX RC
11/5 at Carthage * • W, 34-21 BX RC
11/12 vs. Elmhurst * • W, 59-17 RC BX

2016

Schools Conf All
North Central (Ill.) 8-0 11-1
Wheaton (Ill.) 7-1 11-2
Illinois Wesleyan 6-2 7-2
Carthage 5-3 7-3
Elmhurst 4-4 5-5
Millikin 3-5 4-6
Augustana 2-6 3-7
Carroll 1-7 1-9
North Park 0-8 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: Jeff Thorne (Eastern Illinois)
Conference: CCIW
Enrollment: 2625
Location: Naperville, IL
Colors: Cardinal, White
Stadium: Bendetti-Wehrli Stadium (5889)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

November 22, 2019 North Central 'Red Zone,' 11/21/19 North Central College head football coach Jeff Thorne, sophomore running back Ethan Greenfield and sophomore defensive lineman Isiah Ziegler preview the Cardinals' first-round playoff matchup with Wabash and discuss who they might like to see play them in a movie on the latest edition of The Red Zone.
November 20, 2019 In playoff mode since October, NCC relieved to get in “We’ve been playing desperate ... and it’s no different now,” North Central coach Jeff Thorne said. “If we lose, we are done. We have to carry that same mindset into Saturday and hope it’s at an even higher level of awareness.”
November 20, 2019 North Central Postseason Round 1 Preview The Cardinals open their 12th postseason appearance seeking to extend a run of thrilling performances with a seventh straight victory.
November 16, 2019 North Central Cruises Past Millikin in Regular-Season Finale The North Central College football team extended its run of scoring proficiency to a sixth straight week at Frank M. Lindsay Field on Saturday, defeating Millikin University, 59-32, to close out the 2019 regular season. 
November 15, 2019 North Central 'Red Zone,' 11/14/19 North Central head football coach Jeff Thorne, sophomore linebacker Sam Taviani and freshman center Jarod Thornton discuss Saturday's regular-season finale at Millikin, as well as their first jobs and dream concerts, on this week's episode of The Red Zone. This week's Cardinal Corner segment focuses on the process which led to wide receiver Andrew Kamienski's touchdown catch against Illinois Wesleyan making its way to No. 6 on ESPN's Top Plays.
November 13, 2019 North Central Week 10 Preview: Millikin The Cardinals look to extend a run of explosive performances into the final week of the regular season as they seek a 15th straight victory over the Big Blue.