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Game Notes: Greenville vs Minnesota-Morris

Game Notes: Greenville vs Minnesota-Morris

Game Notes: Greenville vs Minnesota-Morris



Game: Greenville College (4-3, 4-2 UMAC) vs University of Minnesota-Morris (4-4, 4-3 UMAC)

Date: Saturday October 29, 2011 Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. CDT at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (Minnesota, MN)

Broadcasts: WGRN 89.5 FM, wgrn.net

Twitter: @EMAPfootball

Streaming: http://webcast50.com/site/pages/ect/ec_tourney.php?tourneyID=1

Live Stats: http://umacathletics.com/custompages/championships/domeday/2011/livestats/xlive.htm

Series: 0-0 This will be the first meeting between these two teams.

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.

Minnesota-Morris–Todd Hickman is in his fourth year leading the Cougar football program he has totaled a 16-21 mark. In 2010, he guided Minnesota, Morris to a 5-4 mark, the programs second best season since the 1989 campaign. Five players earned All-UMAC accolades under his direction last season, bringing the total to 12 All-Conference honorees over the past two seasons.

2010 Season Records: Greenville 7-3 (6-0 UMAC), Minnesota-Morris 5-4 (4-2 UMAC)

Greenville Notes – The Panthers will participate in their third Dome Day game and are looking for their third win. The Panthers bring with them a four game winning streak to the twin cities. Last week the Panthers played one of the greatest games in their history, defeating Eureka College 36-33. The Panthers scored the final touchdown with under seven seconds to play.

Minnesota-Morris Notes – The Cougars are coming into Dome Day riding a two game winning streak. Last week they defeated the Presentation College Saints 28-24. The team wants to prove it's worth over the 2010 UMAC champion Panthers. A win will secure a non-losing season for the Cougars.

This story was published on October 28, 2011




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