Championship Weekend is Here

Below is the line up for championship weekend. I have added the current respective strength of schedule in (_) following the schools name. Monmouth’s strength of schedule was as high as 7th among the 246 DIII football programs.

Macalester College (216) at Illinois College (173)
Carroll University (53) at Monmouth College (33)
St. Norbert College (30) at Cornell College (141)
Ripon College (36) at Lake Forest College (62)
Lawrence University (224) at Grinnell College (187)
Beloit College (74) at Knox College (210)

For Carroll University’s Take on Saturday’s Game click on this link

  • Carroll University is Currently 8-1 and 4-1 in conference play. There only loss was to Macalester
  • This year game will be the 17th meeting. Monmouth leads the Series 12-5
  • Carroll Preseason Ranking was 135th/Monmouth 114th
  • They ended last season ranked 140th  in offense/Monmouth 42nd
  • They ended last season ranked 66th in total defense/Monmouth 127th
  • They return 13 Starters (6 offense, 5 defense, 2 Specialist)/Monmouth 18 (8 Offense, 8 Defense, 2 Special)

Here are the Conference Rankings.

Carroll University

Monmouth College

Scoring Offense

2

3

Scoring Defense

1

3

Total Offense

2

3

Total Defense

3

2

Rushing Offense

2

4

Rushing Defense

6

2

Pass Offense

2

6

Pass Defense

1

3

Turnover Margin

3

7

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Knox Game Preview

headshot_1_turkey  The Bronze Turkey

  • The first game of this series occurred in 1888.
  • This year’s game will be the 126th meeting.
  • Monmouth leads the series with 66 wins.
  • The last Knox victory came in 1998
  • Knox Preseason Ranking was 223rd
  • Knox ended last season ranked 214th  in total offense
  • Knox ended last season ranked 172nd in total defense
  • Knox return 14 Starters (7 offense, 6 defense, 1 Specialist)
  • They are 2-6 with wins over Eureka and Lawerence

Knox Roster

Knox Statistics

Saturday’s Hourly Weather

Monmouth Roster

Monmouth Stats

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Our Thoughts and Prayers Go Out to the Flynn Family

We lost one of our own this week. Timothy Flynn father of Tight End Jimmy Flynn (#84) passed away Sunday. His visitation will be Thursday in Bloomington, IL from 3-8 PM. If you would like to leave a message for the family click on the link below.

Timothy Flynn

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Grinnell Game Preview

  • This year’s game will be the 66th meeting. First game was in 1898!
  • Grinnell is currently 2-5 with victories over Knox and Lawrence
  • Monmouth leads the series 41-21-3, Last Grinnell victory was in 2012
  • Grinnell Preseason Ranking was 202nd/Monmouth 114th
  • They ended last season ranked 237th in offense/Monmouth 42nd
  • They ended last season ranked 193rd in total defense/Monmouth 127th
  • They return 13 Starters (7 offense, 5 defense, 1 Specialist)/Monmouth 18 (8 Offense, 8 Defense, 2 Special)
  • Click below for hourly game day weather forecast

Saturday’s Hourly Forecast

Grinnell Roster

Grinnell  Stats

Monmouth Roster

Monmouth Stats

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Cornell Game Preview

  • This year’s game will be the 71st meeting.
  • Cornell is currently 4-1 with victories over Grinnell, Ripon, Knox and St Norbert
  • Cornell leads the series 39-30-1, Last Cornell victory was in 2013
  • Cornell Preseason Ranking was 137th/Monmouth 114th
  • They ended last season ranked 41st in offense/Monmouth 42nd
  • They ended last season ranked 51st in total defense/Monmouth 127th
  • They return 16 Starters (9 offense, 6 defense, 1 Specialist)/Monmouth 18 (8 Offense, 8 Defense, 2 Special)
  • Click below for hourly game day weather forecast

Saturday’s Hourly Forecast

Cornell Roster

Cornell  Stats

Monmouth Roster

Monmouth Stats

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Lake Forest Tailgating Policy

  • We have been assigned to tailgate spot #2 on the attached campus map
  • Tailgating Cannot Begin until 11:00AM (2 hours prior to game time)
  • Tailgating must be complete NLT 90 minutes after the game
  • Tailgating Polices are below

Tailgating Policy

Campus Map (1)

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Lake Forest Game Preview

  • The first game of this series occurred in 1908.
  • This year game will be the 48th meeting.
  • Monmouth leads the series with 26 wins.
  • The last Lake Forest victory came in 2013
  • Lake Forest’s Preseason Ranking was 94th
  • They ended last season ranked 234th  in total offense
  • They ended last season ranked 20th in total defense
  • They return 12 Starters (6 offense, 4 defense, 2 Specialists)

Driving Directions 

Campus Map

Lake Forest Preferred Hotels

Roster

Saturday’s Hourly Forecast

Schedule/Results

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Illinois College versus Monmouth College Conference Rankings

Here are the Rankings through week five.

Illinois College

Monmouth College

Scoring Offense

1

3

Scoring Defense

10

3

Total Offense

1

2

Total Defense

6

2

Rushing Offense

4

1

Rushing Defense

9

4

Pass Offense

1

8

Pass Defense

9

4

Turnover Margin

7

1

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Illinois College Game Preview

  • This year’s game will be the 53rd meeting.
  • IC is currently 2-2 with victories over Aurora University and Ripon College.
  • Monmouth leads the series 39-12-2. Last IC victory was in 2013
  • IC Preseason Ranking was 75th/Monmouth 114th
  • They ended last season ranked 8th in offense/Monmouth 42nd
  • They ended last season ranked 54th in total defense/Monmouth 127th
  • They return 12 Starters (6 offense, 5 defense, 1 Specialist)/Monmouth 18 (8 Offense, 8 Defense, 2 Special)
  • Looks like the weather will 60 degrees and 50% chance of rain at kickoff!!

Click below for hourly game day weather forecast

Saturday’s Hourly Forecast

Illinois College Map

IC Roster

IC Stats

IC Visiting Team Guide (Dining, Lodging and Driving Directions)

Monmouth Roster

Monmouth Stats

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Beloit Game Preview

  • This year’s game will be the 55th meeting.
  • Beloit is currently 2-1 with victories over Grinnell and Lake Forest
  • Monmouth leads the series 33-21. Last Beloit victory was in 2010
  • Beloit Preseason Ranking was 217th/Monmouth 114th
  • They ended last season ranked 224th in offense/Monmouth 42nd
  • They ended last season ranked 202nd in total defense/Monmouth 127th
  • They return 15 Starters (7 offense, 7 defense, 1 Specialist)/Monmouth 18 (8 Offense, 8 Defense, 2 Special)
  • Looks like the weather will 62 degrees and partly cloudy at kickoff!!

Click below for hourly game day weather forecast

Saturday’s Hourly Forecast

Beloit Roster

Beloit Stats

Monmouth Roster

Monmouth Stats

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