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Football Game Notes: Greenville vs Northwestern (MN)

Football Game Notes: Greenville vs Northwestern (MN)



Game: Greenville College (5-3, 4-2 UMAC) vs Northwestern College (MN) (6-3, 6-2 UMAC)

Date: Saturday November 5th, 2011 Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. CDT at Francis Field (Greenville, IL)

Broadcasts: WGRN 89.5 FM,

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Series: 1-1- The last meeting Greenville won 26-20 in the 2009 UMAC Dome Day game.

Coaches: Greenville – Ordell Walker is entering his second year as head coach. Coach Walker, who served as assistant head coach from 2004-09, has been a member of Greenville's coaching staff since 2003. In Walker’s first year as head coach Greenville posted a record of 7-3, won the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference and was named UMAC Coach of the Year.

Northwestern–Kirk Talley is in his 10th year leading the Eagle football program hOver the course of Talley's eight seasons at the helm of Northwestern football, the Eagles have recorded a 66-26 (.717) overall record, 48-4 (.923) conference mark, and appeared in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Victory Bowl in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2008, winning the bowl game in 2008.

2010 Season Records: Greenville 7-3 (6-0 UMAC), Northwestern 1-8 (1-5 UMAC)

Greenville Notes – The Panthers will celebrate the 2011 senior class Saturday during the final home game of the season. The Panthers are coming of a impressive win at Dome Day defeating Minnesota-Morris 59-14. Greenville has won five straight games scoring at least 36 points in each game. Currently ranked 3rd in the NCCAA rankings, the Panthers need a win to keep their Victory Bowl hopes alive.

Northwestern Notes – The Eagles look to finish the 2011 regular season on a high note. They are currently riding a three game winning streak and have won 6 of their last 7. Last week the Eagles dominated the Eureka College Red Devils in the Dome winning by a score of 53-14.

This story was published on November 05, 2011

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