Wayne State Football Visits SMSU Saturday Evening, First Of Back-To-Back Road Games

Wayne State Football Visits SMSU Saturday Evening, First Of Back-To-Back Road Games
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics.

MARSHALL, MN – Following their first home loss of the season, the Wayne State College football team will take to the road for a pair of NSIC South Division contests over the next two weekends.

From Mattke Field at the Schwan Regional Event Center in Marshall, Minnesota, WSC will play at Southwest Minnesota State on Saturday, October 23 at 5 p.m.

The Wildcats fell from their 23rd ranking but still are receiving votes just outside the NCAA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll after dropping a 32-24 home game to #22 Augustana. WSC is 5-2 overall and 2-1 (South Division).

SMSU enters the weekend with records of 2-5 and 1-2 in divisional play after falling 26-14 at Winona State last Saturday.

WSC holds a 23-8 all-time lead in the series against SMSU that began in the 1969 season. The ‘Cats have won four straight and five of the last six meetings vs. the Mustangs, including a 19-13 overtime win in Wayne in the last game played between the two clubs in the 2019 season. WSC has won the last three meetings against SMSU in Marshall, including a 23-14 win over the Mustangs in 2018.

Join Voice of the Wildcats, Aaron Scheffler on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com with pregame coverage set for 4:30 p.m. on the Wildcat Sports Network.

 

Week 8 Schedule:

Upper Iowa at Minot State at 11 a.m.

Northern State at Concordia-St. Paul at noon

University of Mary at MSU Moorhead at noon

Winona State at Sioux Falls at 1 p.m.

#22 Augustana at Minnesota State-Mankato (RV) at 1 p.m.

Bemidji State at #16 Minnesota Duluth at 2 p.m.

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