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Football Game Notes: Victory Bowl

Football Game Notes: Victory Bowl

Football Game Notes: Victory Bowl

Game: Greenville College (6-3, 5-2 UMAC) vs Campbellsville University (6-5, 3-2 MSC)

Date: Saturday November 19th, 2011 Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. CDT at Finley Stadium (Campbellsville,KY)

Radio: WGRN 89.5 FM, wgrn.net

Twitter: @EMAPfootball

Streaming Video: http://www.campbellsville.edu/wlcutv

Tickets: Adults $10, Children 6-12 $5, Under 5 FREE

Series: 0-0- This is the first meeting between the Panthers and the Tigers.

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.

Campbellsville– Perry Thomas enters his fourth season as head coach of the Fighting Tiger football program. In 2010, he posted a 7-5 record, giving the Tigers their first back-to-back winning seasons in nearly a decade and took CU to the postseason for the first time since 2001 with a trip to the NCCAA Victory Bowl.

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

Greenville Notes – The Panthers will play in their third Victory Bowl and the second in three years. The Panthers have not lost a game since September and are a perfect 5-0 away from Francis Field. Last week the Panthers finished their regular season with a 41-14 win over Presentation College. SR Safety John Smith was named UMAC Defensive Player of the Week for his two INT performance.

Campbellsville Notes – The Tigers are playing in their second straight Victory Bowl. They are currently in the middle of a 3 game winning streak. Last week the Tigers defeated West Virginia Tech at home, 32-23.

This story was published on November 18, 2011




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