Football Preview - Game #10 vs. Carroll

Football Preview - Game #10 vs. Carroll

St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 6, 2018 – The Washington University in St. Louis football team hosts Carroll University (Wis.) in the final regular season game of the 2018 season on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Noon. The Bears are in a tie for third-place in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) standings with one regular-season game remaining.

Carroll (3-6, 2-6 CCIW) at WashU (7-2, 6-2 CCIW)
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018  •  Noon (CT)
St. Louis, Mo.  •  Francis Field (3,300)

Download the complete WashU game notes by clicking HERE (PDF).

THE SERIES – WashU and Carroll are meeting for the first time in school history.

THE COACHES – WashU head coach Larry Kindbom (Kalamazoo, 1974) is in his 30th season leading the Bears, with a record of 184-116 (.613). His 184 wins rank him as the all-time winningest coach at WashU. Overall, in 36 seasons, Kindbom has a 212-146-1 (.592) overall record and led the Bears to three NCAA Division III playoff appearances.

Carroll head coach Mark Krzykowski (Carroll, 1994) is 40-39 (.506) in eight seasons as head coach of the Pioneers. Krzykowski was named 29th head coach in the 123-year history of the Pioneer football program on March 1, 2011. He was a three-year standout for the Pioneers football team after transferring from the University of Wisconsin.

CLASS OF 2018 – WashU will honor its 20 senior football players during a pre-game ceremony Saturday at Francis Field. This year's senior class holds an overall record of 24-15 (.615), captured the 2015 and 2016 University Athletic Association (UAA) championships, the 2016 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) title and made an appearance in the 2016 NCAA Playoffs

HOME SWEET HOME – WashU has posted a 23-7 (.767) record at Francis Field the past six seasons. The Bears had their five-game win streak snapped in the 27-21 loss to No. 17 Illinois Wesleyan Oct. 20.

CCIW PLAYER OF THE WEEK – For the second-straight week, junior quarterback Johnny Davidson was named the CCIW Offensive Player of the Week.  Davidson totaled six touchdowns in WashU's 49-42 win at Millikin University Saturday in Decatur, Ill. He completed 31-of-44 passes for 354 yards and tied a career-high with four touchdowns in the victory

MEDIA COVERAGE – Saturday's contest vs. Carroll will be broadcast live at no cost on the WashU Sports Network. Jay Murry will provide play-by-play. Live stats will also be available on the WashU Athletics website - washubears.com. The game will also be broadcast live on KWUR 90.3 FM.