Wheaton (Ill.) Thunder

Schedule

Overall record: 6-4 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • D-III opponent)
9/8 vs. St. Xavier L, 33-26
9/15 at Wabash W, 58-33
9/22 vs. Hope L, 33-26
9/29 at North Central (Ill.) * • W, 42-17
10/6 vs. Millikin * • L, 26-17
10/13 at Carthage * • W, 41-14
10/20 at Illinois Wesleyan * • L, 31-13
10/27 vs. Elmhurst * • W, 48-14
11/3 at North Park * • W, 35-3
11/10 vs. Augustana * • W, 34-32
Overall record: 6-4 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/29 at North Central (Ill.) * • W, 42-17
10/6 vs. Millikin * • L, 26-17
10/13 at Carthage * • W, 41-14
10/20 at Illinois Wesleyan * • L, 31-13
10/27 vs. Elmhurst * • W, 48-14
11/3 at North Park * • W, 35-3
11/10 vs. Augustana * • W, 34-32

2001

Schools Conf All
Augustana 6-1 10-2
Illinois Wesleyan 6-1 7-2
Millikin 5-2 8-2
Wheaton (Ill.) 5-2 6-4
Carthage 3-4 6-4
North Central (Ill.) 2-5 3-7
Elmhurst 1-6 2-8
North Park 0-7 2-8

Previous seasons

loki/standings
Year Overall Conf
2018 8-2, 7-2 CCIW
2017 8-2, 6-2 CCIW
2016 11-2, 7-1 CCIW
2015 11-1, 7-0 CCIW
2014 11-1, 7-0 CCIW
2013 8-2, 5-2 CCIW
2012 8-2, 6-1 CCIW
2011 8-2, 5-2 CCIW
2010 10-2, 6-1 CCIW
2009 7-3, 4-3 CCIW
2008 11-3, 5-2 CCIW
2007 8-2, 5-2 CCIW
2006 10-2, 6-1 CCIW
2005 7-3, 4-3 CCIW
2004 10-2, 6-1 CCIW
2003 12-1, 7-0 CCIW
2002 10-2, 7-0 CCIW
2001 6-4, 5-2 CCIW
2000 8-2, 6-1 CCIW
1999 7-2, 5-2 CCIW
1998 6-3, 5-2 CCIW

Team Info

Wheaton (Ill.)

Thunder

Coach: Mike Swider (Wheaton '77)
Conference: CCIW
Enrollment: 2367
Location: Wheaton, IL
Colors: Blue, Orange
Stadium: McCully FIeld (5000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

October 5, 2019 Top 25 roundup: TLU topples HSU Texas Lutheran delivered a big blow to Hardin-Simmons' playoff hopes, Wheaton defeated North Central for the fourth year in a row, while Union knocked off Hobart and Hope dispatched Trine from the rankings in Saturday's action among teams in the D3football.com Top 25.
October 5, 2019 Wheaton fights its way past North Central Wheaton, Ill. - The ninth-ranked Wheaton Thunder football team earned a hard-fought, 35-21 victory at home against fifth-ranked North Central on Saturday afternoon in front Wheaton's Homecoming crowd at McCully Stadium. The much-anticipated battle of top-10 teams played out true to form as the two teams battled back-and-forth for the entire game.
October 2, 2019 Wheaton, North Central ready for Bell clash With just seven miles separating these teams, there is plenty of heat in the rivalry for The Little Brass Bell. And when they meet on Saturday, they'll be No. 9 and No. 5 in the country. Joe Sager has more in a D3football.com feature.
September 28, 2019 No. 11 Wheaton defeats Millikin 62-0; Mike Swider earns his 200th career win Decatur, Ill. – The 11th-ranked Wheaton Thunder football team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 62-0 victory at Millikin University on Saturday night. Both teams entered play 2-0 on the season with the Thunder moving to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the CCIW. Wheaton will return to McCully Stadium next Saturday for a 1 pm Homecoming kickoff against fifth-ranked North Central (3-0, 2-0 CCIW) in the annual Battle for the Little Brass Bell.
April 27, 2019 Shut out of draft, D-III free agents sign Four NFL drafts have come and gone without a single player being selected, but the first two Division III football players to sign free agent contracts this season played in the state of Wisconsin.