Washburn Ichabods football

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Washburn Ichabods football
2016 Washburn Ichabods football team
Washburn University Athletics logo.svg
First season 1891 (1891)
Athletic director Loren Ferré
Head coach Craig Schurig
15th year, 96–64 (.600)
Stadium Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl
Year built 1928
Seating capacity 7,200
Field surface Sportexe surface
Location Topeka, Kansas
NCAA division Division II
Conference MIAA
All-time record 534–571–44 (.484)
Bowl record 5–4 (.556)
Conference titles 12
Colors Yale Blue and White[1]
         
Fight song "For Washburn and Her Team"
Mascot The Ichabod
Marching band Marching Blues
Outfitter Adidas
Rival Emporia State
Website www.wusports.com

The Washburn Ichabods football program represents Washburn University in college football. They participate in Division II sports within the NCAA. The team plays their home games in Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl, located on the Washburn University campus in Topeka, Kansas.

Wasburn's football program dates back to 1891.[2] The Ichabods claimed one MIAA conference championship in 2005, but 12 conference championships all together. Under Craig Schurig, the Ichabods have appeared in the Division II playoffs in 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2011.[2]

Seasons[edit]

Schurig era[edit]

Year Coach Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Craig Schurig (Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association) (2007–present)
2002 Craig Schurig 3–8 3–6 6th
2003 Craig Schurig 5–6 3–6 6th
2004 Craig Schurig 8–4 6–3 3rd W Mineral Water Bowl
2005 Craig Schurig 9–3 7–1 1st L NCAA Div. II Playoffs
2006 Craig Schurig 7–4 6–3 4th
2007 Craig Schurig 8–4 7–2 2nd
2008 Craig Schurig 6–5 4–5 6th
2009 Craig Schurig 8–3 6–3 2nd
2010 Craig Schurig 8–4 6–3 3rd
2011 Craig Schurig 10–3 7–2 2nd L NCAA Div. II Playoffs
2012 Craig Schurig 7–4 7–4 6th
2013 Craig Schurig 8–3 7–3 3rd
2014 Craig Schurig 4–7 4–7 T–7th
2015 Craig Schurig 5–6 5–6 8th
Craig Schurig: 96–64 78–54
Total: 96–64
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.

Post-season play[edit]

Year Bowl Game Opponent Result
1974 Mineral Water Bowl Millikin University W 21–7
1976 Mineral Water Bowl Benedictine College L 14–29
1986 Aztec Bowl Mexican All-Stars W 27–8
1988 NAIA Playoffs University of Arkansas at Monticello W 27–8
2004 Mineral Water Bowl Northern State University W 36–33
2005 NCAA Second Round Playoffs Northwest Missouri State University L 32–42
2007 NCAA Second Round Playoffs West Texas A&M University L 39–40
2011 NCAA First Round Playoffs Abilene Christian University W 52–49
2011 NCAA Second Round Playoffs Pittsburg State University L 22–31

Championships[edit]

Conference championships[edit]

Source:[3]

Year Conference Coach Overall Record Conference Record
1903 Kansas Conference A. R. Kennedy 7–0–1 4–0–1
1907 Kansas Conference Garfield Weede 8–0 5–0
1914 Kansas Conference Glen Gray 5–3
1921 Kansas Conference Dwight Ream 3–5–1
1930 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Ernest Bearg 7–2
1931 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Ernest Bearg 7–3
1949 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Dick Godlove 7–2
1953 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Dick Godlove 7–1
1954 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Dick Godlove 6–2
1964 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Ellis Rainsberger 8–1 4–0
1983 Central States Intercollegiate Conference George Tardiff 8–2 6–1
2005 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Craig Schurig 9–3 7–1
Total Conference Championships: 12

All-time record vs. current MIAA teams[edit]

Official record (including any NCAA imposed vacates and forfeits) against all current MIAA opponents as of the end of the 2015 season:

Opponent Won Lost Tied Percentage Streak First Meeting
Central Missouri 18 25 2 .422 Lost 4 1902
Central Oklahoma 2 3 0 .400 Lost 2 2011
Emporia State 52 54 6 .491 Lost 1 1899
Fort Hays State 43 24 3 .642 Lost 1 1919
Lindenwood 2 2 0 .500 Won 2 2012
Missouri Southern 23 20 1 .534 Won 1 1970
Missouri Western 16 24 2 .405 Won 1 1972
Nebraska–Kearney 9 14 0 .391 Won 6 1963
Northeastern State 5 1 0 .833 Won 4 1987
Northwest Missouri State 6 29 0 .171 Lost 12 1944
Pittsburg State 23 62 1 .273 Won 1 1921
Totals 199 258 15 .438

Stadium[edit]

The Ichabods have played their home games in Yager Stadium since 1928.[4]

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

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