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Game Notes: Greenville vs Eureka

Game Notes: Greenville vs Eureka

Game: Greenville College (3-3, 3-2 UMAC) at Eureka College (4-2, 4-1 UMAC)

Date: Saturday October 15, 2011 Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. CDT at McKinzie Field (Eureka, IL)

Broadcasts: WGRN 89.5 FM,

Twitter: @EMAPfootball

Streaming: None

Series: Greenville leads the series 9-3 (Since 1999)

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.

Eureka–Kurt Barth will enter his third season as the head coach of the Eureka football program in 2011. Since being hired as the 12th head coach in program history in December 2008, Barth has rejuvenated the EC football program and installed one of the most prolific passing offenses in the UMAC.

2010 Season Records: Greenville 7-3 (6-0 UMAC), Eureka 2-8 (2-5 UMAC)

Greenville Notes – The Panthers travel to Eureka, IL to visit a familiar foe this week. Greenville is riding a three game winning streak and want maintain the success. Last week the Panthers were led by the offense in their win against Martin Luther 49-35. SO QB Brendan Chambers had 6 total touchdowns and was named the UMAC Offensive Player of the Week, his second award in 2011. Last year the Panthers defeated the Red Devils 42-21 on senior day.

Martin Luther Notes – The Red Devils look to to rebound after a difficult loss last week against Minnesota-Morris 40-7. Eureka is having their best season in years starting UMAC play with 4 wins before last week. The Red Devils control their own playoff destiny. If they win out they will represent the UMAC in the NCAA playoffs.

This story was published on October 21, 2011

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