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Game Notes: Greenville vs Westminster

Game Notes: Greenville vs Westminster

Game: Westminster College (MO) (3-0, 2-0 UMAC) at Greenville College (0-2, 0-1 UMAC)
Date: Saturday September 24, 2011
Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. CDT at Francis Field (Greenville, Illinois)
Broadcasts: WGRN 89.5 FM, 
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Series: Greenville leads the series 6-5
9/21/96, Greenville, Ill., L 41-6
9/20/97, Fulton, Mo., L 27-20
9/19/98, Greenville Ill., L 62-61 (ot)
9/18/99, Fulton, Mo., L 55-27
9/16/00, Greenville Ill., W 28-0
9/15/01, Fulton, Mo., W 40-14
9/14/02, Greenville, Ill., L 20-7
9/13/03, Fulton, Mo., W 28-27 (2ot)
11/1/08, Fulton, Mo., W 29-27
11/7/09, Greenville, Ill., W 42-35
10/23/10, Fulton, Mo., W 30-21

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.

Westminster – John Welty joined the Westminster College football coaching staff as defensive coordinator in 1998. He was named head football coach at the end of the season. He guided the 1999 Blue Jays to an 8-2 record and a share of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title, earning SLIAC Coach of the Year honors in the process. In 2003 and 2004, he guided Westminster to consecutive Upper Midwest Athletic Conference titles

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

Greenville Notes – The Panthers come into this week looking for their first wn of the season. Last week the Panthers dropped their first UMAC game since joining the conference in 2009. Down 27-0 in the 3rd quarter the Panthers clawed back and had the ball down four with two minutes left. The comback fell short and the Panthers lost to St. Scholastica 30-26.

St. Scholastica Notes – Westminster comes into this week unbeaten and confident. Last week they demolished UMAC foe Martin Luther 54-0. This avenges their 2010 loss to the Knights 28-26. Westminster is led by their All-UMAC WR Carl Givens. In 2011 Givens has 24 receptions for 340 yards and 7 touchdowns.

This story was published on September 23, 2011

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