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

December 23, 2019 A dream fulfilled North Central coach Jeff Thorne dreamed about his father, the previous North Central coach, making his way through the crowd so they could share a Walnut and Bronze moment together. The two men who rebooted the Cardinals in 2002 combined to build a program which brought home the hardware. Keith McMillan has more.
December 20, 2019 Rutter wins Gagliardi Trophy in closest-ever vote Just a handful of votes elevated Broc Rutter into the top spot on the Gagliardi Trophy balloting. Here's who he edged out, and how close it really was.
December 20, 2019 Better off red A special season for Division III football ended with a first-time champion, as North Central hoisted Walnut and Bronze, defeating UW-Whitewater 41-14 in Stagg Bowl XLVII.
December 20, 2019 North Central 'Red Zone,' 12/19/19 The season's final episode of The Red Zone comes to you on location from Texas ahead of Friday night's national championship game.
December 18, 2019 Everything's lining up for North Central With all the talk about the Cardinals' prolific offense, their Gagliardi finalist at quarterback, their sure All-Americans at wide receiver and running back, one can't ignore that it is all made possible by the offensive line. Adam Turer talks to all the key players up front, their coaches and the guys they protect and open holes for.
December 18, 2019 North Central National Championship Preview The Cardinals enter the ring for one more round with the nation's largest prize at stake, taking on yet another previous postseason opponent in their quest to make history.