2016 Football News

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    March 13, 2017
    Eureka Reveals 2017 Football Schedule EUREKA, Ill. – The sixth annual Abraham Lincoln Bowl and a full nine-game Upper Midwest Athletic Conference slate make up the 2017 Eureka College football schedule, released by ninth-year head coach Kurt Barth on Monday morning. The 2017 campaign will be Eureka’s 114th season of intercollegiate football.
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    January 25, 2017
    Six Red Devils Earn UMAC Academic Honor ST. PAUL, Minn. – Six Eureka College football players have been selected to the 2016 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Fall Individual Academic All-Conference Team, according to a Tuesday announcement from the league office.
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    December 06, 2016
    Trever Zeibert Selected to D3football.com All-Region Team MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Eureka College junior defensive end Trever Zeibert (Monee, Ill./Peotone H.S.) has been chosen for the D3football.com All-West Region Third Team, according to an announcement from the organization Monday night. Zeibert is the first Red Devil to receive All-Region honors since 2011.
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    November 14, 2016
    Eureka College to Install Artificial Surface at McKinzie Field EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College will install an artificial turf surface at Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field, according to an announcement from EC Director of Athletics Steve Thompson. The renovation will be complete in time for the sixth annual Lincoln Bowl versus Knox on Sept. 2, 2017.
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    November 05, 2016
    Northwestern Dashes Eureka Title Hopes, 37-15 EUREKA, Ill. -- Northwestern (Minn.) scored 20 points in the final 8:21 of Saturday’s Upper Midwest Athletic Conference contest against Eureka to earn a 37-15 victory over the Red Devils at McKinzie Field. The decision secured the regular-season UMAC title and an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III playoffs for the Eagles.
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    October 29, 2016
    Red Devils Give Barth Historic Win Over Minnesota Morris, 14-7 EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College football team continued its march to an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference title on Saturday, rallying from a 5-point halftime deficit to overcome Minnesota Morris for a 14-7 league win at McKinzie Field. The victory was the 37th of Kurt Barth’s career, making the eighth-year head coach the winningest coach in program history.
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    October 22, 2016
    Eureka’s Second Half Surge Propels the Red Devils to Fifth Straight Win EUREKA, ILL – Senior Tyler Winders tied the game late in the second quarter 3-3 on a 33 yard field goal breaking the school’s all-time Field Goal record but a strong second half led the Red Devils to their fifth straight victory 17-3 over Crown College
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    October 15, 2016
    Reasnover, Red Devils Run Over Iowa Wesleyan, 29-15 EUREKA, Ill. -- Eureka College sophomore running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) became the fifth player in program history to rush for four touchdowns in a single game, racking up 140 yards for his ninth career 100-yard game and lifting the Red Devils to a 29-15 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference win over Iowa Wesleyan at McKinzie Field.
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    October 13, 2016
    Red Devils in Hunt for UMAC Title EUREKA, Ill. — As homecoming weekend approaches, the Eureka College football team continues to set its sights on an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference championship. A stout defense and a hard-charging ground game have spearheaded the Red Devils to a 5-1 overall start and a 4-1 mark for a second-place showing in the league with four games to play.
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    September 24, 2016
    Second-Half Surge Vaults Eureka Over MacMurray, 28-13 EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College football team scored 22 unanswered points after halftime and kept visiting MacMurray off the scoreboard over the final 47 minutes of Saturday’s 28-13 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference win over the Highlanders at McKinzie Field.
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    September 10, 2016
    Red Devils Roll Past Martin Luther in UMAC Opener, 38-7 EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College sophomore running back LeAnthony Reasnover ran for 130 yards, including a 60-yard touchdown on the day’s first play from scrimmage, setting the tone for the Red Devils’ 38-7 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference romp over Martin Luther, Saturday afternoon at McKinzie Field.