Football

  • 30 Iowa Conference titles
  • 20 NCAA Div. III playoff berths
  • No losing seasons since 1960
  • Third-winningest NCAA football team since 1975 (.805)

All-time scores

Rick Sanger


#NCAA Division III playoffs

1990

10-2 overall, 8-0 conference
Iowa conference champions, NCAA Division III playoff qualifiers

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 8 Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) Pella L, 21-19
Sept. 15 Loras Dubuque W, 37-6
Sept. 22 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 49-21
Sept. 29 Dubuque Pella W, 62-13
Oct. 6 Simpson Indianola W, 28-21
Oct. 13 William Penn Pella W, 48-0
Oct. 20 Upper Iowa Pella W, 34-13
Nov. 3 Wartburg Waverly W, 27-0
Nov. 10 Luther Pella W, 40-9
Nov. 17 #Redlands (Calif.) Pella W, 24-14
Nov. 24 #St. Thomas (Minn.) St. Paul, Minn. W, 33-32
Dec. 1 #Alleghany (Pa.) Pella L, 24-7

 

1991

8-1 overall, 7-1 conference

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 7 Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) St. Peter, Minn. W, 26-25
Sept. 14 Loras Pella W, 12-3
Sept. 21 Buena Vista Pella W, 28-7
Sept. 28 Dubuque Dubuque W, 35-7
Oct. 5 Simpson Pella L, 12-3
Oct. 12 William Penn Oskaloosa W, 83-18
Oct. 19 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 41-0
Nov. 2 Wartburg Pella W, 10-6
Nov. 9 Luther Decorah W, 22-21 (OT)

 

1992

10-1 overall, 8-0 conference
Iowa conference champions, NCAA Division III playoff qualifiers

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 12 Bethel (Minn.) Pella W, 40-7
Sept. 19 Dubuque Dubuque W, 54-7
Sept. 26 Wartburg Pella W, 31-21
Oct. 3 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 62-7
Oct. 10 William Penn Pella W, 55-0
Oct. 17 Simpson Indianola W, 16-7
Oct. 24 Loras Pella W, 42-21
Oct. 31 Upper Iowa Pella W, 45-20
Nov. 7 Luther Decorah W, 33-11
Nov. 14 #Carleton (Minn.) Pella W, 20-8
Nov. 21 #Wis.-LaCrosse Ames L, 34-9

 

1993

8-1 overall, 7-1 conference

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 11 Bethel (Minn.) St. Paul, Minn. W, 38-28
Sept. 18 Dubuque Pella W, 49-0
Sept. 25 Wartburg Waverly L, 21-14
Oct. 2 Buena Vista Pella W, 30-6
Oct. 9 William Penn Oskaloosa W, 70-6
Oct. 16 Simpson Pella W, 43-14
Oct. 23 Loras Dubuque W, 40-18
Oct. 30 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 30-0
Nov. 6 Luther Pella W, 23-0

 

1994

10-1 overall, 8-0 conference
Iowa conference champions, NCAA Division III playoff qualifiers

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 10 Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) Pella W, 47-0
Sept. 17 Dubuque Dubuque W, 54-0
Sept. 24 Wartburg Pella W, 14-13
Oct. 1 Luther Decorah W, 28-0
Oct. 8 Colorado College Pella W, 40-0
Oct. 15 Loras Pella W, 44-30
Oct. 22 Simpson Indianola W, 39-7
Oct. 29 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 58-7
Nov. 5 William Penn Pella W, 47-0
Nov. 12 Upper Iowa Pella W, 41-16
Nov. 19 #Wartburg Pella L, 22-21

 

1995

10-1 overall, 8-0 conference
Iowa conference champions, NCAA Division III playoff qualifiers

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 9 Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) St. Peter, Minn. W, 44-17
Sept. 16 Dubuque Pella W, 64-7
Sept. 23 Wartburg Waverly W, 27-0
Sept. 30 Luther Pella W, 50-7
Oct. 7 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. W, 31-9
Oct. 14 Loras Dubuque W, 24-14
Oct. 21 Simpson Pella W, 37-7
Oct. 28 Buena Vista Pella W, 28-0
Nov. 4 William Penn Oskaloosa W, 68-0
Nov. 11 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 42-0
Nov. 18 #Wis.-River Falls Pella L, 10-7

 

1996

7-3 overall, 7-1 conference

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 7 Marietta (Ohio) Pella L, 35-18
Sept. 21 Wartburg Pella W, 33-26
Sept. 28 Dubuque Dubuque W, 82-14
Oct. 5 William Penn Pella W, 62-10
Oct. 12 Loras Pella W, 34-31
Oct. 19 Simpson Indianola L, 41-37
Oct. 26 Luther Decorah W, 34-19
Nov. 2 Upper Iowa Pella W, 41-0
Nov. 9 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. L, 26-23
Nov. 16 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 30-6

 

1997

8-2 overall, 7-1 conference

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 13 Marietta (Ohio) Marietta, Ohio L, 10-9
Sept. 20 Wartburg Waverly W, 35-6
Sept. 27 Dubuque Pella W, 55-25
Oct. 4 William Penn Oskaloosa W, 55-13
Oct. 11 Loras Dubuque W, 38-14
Oct. 18 Simpson Pella L, 31-27
Oct. 25 Luther Pella W, 48-8
Nov. 1 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 44-22
Nov. 8 Washington (Mo.) Pella W, 22-12
Nov. 15 Buena Vista Pella W, 35-0

 

1998

10-1 overall, 10-0 conference
Iowa conference champions, NCAA Division III playoff qualifiers

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 5 Cornell Pella W, 34-0
Sept. 12 Loras Dubuque W, 37-20
Sept. 19 Simpson Pella W, 45-24
Sept. 26 Luther Decorah W, 48-0
Oct. 3 Dubuque Pella W, 60-13
Oct. 10 Coe Cedar Rapids W, 39-14
Oct. 24 Upper Iowa Pella W, 36-33
Oct. 31 William Penn Oskaloosa W, 41-21
Nov. 7 Wartburg Pella W, 27-12
Nov. 14 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 28-5
Nov. 21 #Wis.-Eau Claire Pella L, 28-21

 

1999

10-2 overall, 9-1 conference
NCAA Division III playoff qualifiers

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 4 Cornell +Cedar Rapids W, 44-0
Sept. 11 Loras Pella W, 32-13
Sept. 18 Simpson Indianola W, 29-13
Sept. 25 Luther Pella W, 43-7
Oct. 2 Dubuque Dubuque W, 39-13
Oct. 9 Coe Pella W, 28-21
Oct. 23 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 14-0
Oct. 30 William Penn Pella W, 38-7
Nov. 6 Wartburg Waverly L, 40-23
Nov. 13 Buena Vista Pella W, 14-13
Nov. 20 #Wis.-LaCrosse LaCrosse, Wis. W, 38-17
Nov. 27 #St. John's (Minn.) Collegeville, Minn. L, 10-9

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