TAG | North Park
Heidelberg faces its first big challenge of the season.
Heidelberg athletics photo
We’re down to the final three weeks of the regular season, and with that, we’re about to have some regional rankings to mull over. They are our best glimpse yet into the possibilities of the playoffs.
In many ways, the postseason is something we have long talked about without trying to get ourselves too worked up. It was always, “In the future” or “A ways off” or “One game at a time.” However, it no longer is this far-off thing; we’re almost face-to-face with it, along with a slew of high-profile games.
This is November. And this is Week 9’s Triple Take, courtesy of Pat, Keith and Ryan. (more…)
Albion · Alfred · Becker · Benedictine · Brockport State · concordia-chicago · Gallaudet · Gustavus Adolphus · Heidelberg · John Carroll · Johns Hopkins · King's · Louisiana College · Lousiana College · Lycoming · Minnesota-Morris · Mount Union · North Park · Olivet · Rhodes · Salisbury · St. John's · St. Scholastica · Texas Lutheran · Tufts · Ursinus · UW-Platteville · UW-Whitewater · Western Connectictu
Ill. Wesleyan hasn’t been 7-0 since 1996.
Illinois Wesleyan photo by Marc Featherly
If you are a regular listener to the Around the Nation podcast, you already knew who Western Connecticut running back Octavias McKoy is. This week the rest of college football found out, as he ripped off 455 rushing yards, setting the single-game rushing record for all levels of NCAA football. Hear from him and his coach at the top of the podcast. (more…)
Abilene · Bethel · Chapman · Chicago · Coe · Cortland State · Delaware Valley · Dubuque · Greenville · Hampden-Sydney · Heidelberg · Illinois Wesleyan · King's · Lebanon Valley · Lewis and Clark · Linfield · Montclair State · Morrisville State · North Central (Ill.) · North Park · Olivet · Pacific · Pacific Lutheran · Redlands · Shenandoah · Simpson · St. Scholastica · TCNJ · UW-Oshkosh · UW-Platteville · UW-Whitewater · Wartburg · Western Connecticut · Wheaton
It could take a while for Chapman to be seen as a real Top 25 candidate.
Chapman athletics photo
North Park was one of the biggest stories on Saturday night, but there were plenty of other surprises of a different kind. Not teams that broke long streaks or look like they might soon, but some surprise unbeaten teams. That’s teams such as Hartwick, Gallaudet, Olivet, Greenville, Millsaps, Lake Forest, Pacific and others listed in the tags at the bottom of the page. None of those are in the Top 25, and most fans understand why, but if you don’t, we’ll discuss why, whether those teams have a shot to do so and what it would take for voters to do so. (Gallaudet portion transcribed in the comments section.)
Plus the ODAC got more ODACky, the USA South did its thing, sort of, the NESCAC is far enough along for us to talk about and more.
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The tags below include the schools we talked about. Also, we’re bringing back your first look at the Postgame Show, with your D3reports and team interviews and highlight packages:
Adrian · Amherst · Augsburg · Bethel · Buena Vista · Carthage · Chapman · Christopher Newport · DePauw · Gallaudet · Greenville · Hartwick · Hope · Huntingdon · Illinois College · Lake Forest · Linfield · Methodist · Millsaps · North Park · Olivet · Pacific · Pacific Lutheran · Rochester · Texas Lutheran · Thomas More · Trinity (Conn.) · Ursinus · Wesley · Wesleyan · Williams