Football Preview – at Carroll

Football Preview – at Carroll

St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 11, 2019 – Washington University in St. Louis closes out the 2019 season with a road game at Carroll University on Saturday, Nov. 16, in Waukesha, Wis. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at Schneider Stadium. The Bears had their playoff hopes dashed with a 35-28 overtime loss to Millikin University in the final home game for head coach Larry Kindbom.

WashU (6-3, 5-3 CCIW) at Carroll (2-7, 1-7 CCIW)
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019  •  1 p.m. (CT)
Waukesha, Wis.  •  Schneider Stadium (4,200)

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

THE SERIES – WashU defeated Carroll 44-6 in the lone meeting between the two teams on Nov. 10, 2018 in St. Louis.

THE COACHES – WashU head coach Larry Kindbom (Kalamazoo, 1974) is in his 31st season leading the Bears, with a record of 191-119 (.616). His 191 wins rank him as the all-time winningest coach at WashU. Overall, in 37 seasons, Kindbom has a 219-149-1 (.595) overall record and has led the Bears to 13 conference titles and three NCAA Division III playoff appearances. He announced on Sept. 11 that he will be retiring at the end of the 2019 season.

Carroll head coach Mark Krzykowski (Carroll, 1994) is 42-47 (.472) in nine 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 2019 – WashU honored its 22 senior football players during a pre-game ceremony Saturday at Francis Olympic Field. This year's senior class holds an overall record of 25-14 (.641), captured the 2016 University Athletic Association (UAA) championship, the 2016 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) title and made an appearance in the 2016 NCAA Playoffs.

GROEN APPROACHING MILESTONE – Senior wide receiver Mitchel Groen is approaching 1,000 career receiving yards for his career, and on Saturday vs. Millikin Groen recorded his 100th career reception. Groen's career totals include 101 receptions and 977 receiving yards.

DAVIDSON PUNTS WAY TO TOP – Senior punter Johnny Davidson punted eight times for a season-best 45.4 average in WashU's 35-28 overtime loss to Millikin Saturday at home. Davidson and the WashU punt team had a 42.4 net punt for the day. He had a 58-yard punt in the third quarter, and leads the CCIW and the UAA with a 40.4 average.