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 season, 103–68 (.602)
Stadium Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl
(Capacity: 7,200)
Year built 1928
Field surface Sportexe surface
Location Topeka, Kansas
NCAA division Division II
Conference MIAA
All-time record 541–575–44 (.485)
Bowl record 5–5 (.500)
Conference titles 12
Rivalries Emporia State
Colors Yale Blue and White[1]
         
Fight song "For Washburn and Her Team"
Mascot The Ichabod
Marching band Marching Blues
Outfitter Adidas
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
2016 Craig Schurig 7–5 7–4 T–4th L Mineral Water Bowl
Craig Schurig: 103–68 85–58
Total: 103–68
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

Post-season play[edit]

Year Bowl Game Opponent Result
1974 Boot Hill 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
2016 Mineral Water Bowl Bemidji State L 23–36

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 Garfield Weede 8–0 5–0
1914 Glen Gray 5–3
1921 Dwight Ream 3–5–1
1930 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Ernest Bearg 7–2
1931 7–3
1949 Dick Godlove 7–2
1953 7–1
1954 6–2
1964 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 26 2 .413 Lost 5 1902
Central Oklahoma 3 3 0 .500 Won 1 2011
Emporia State 52 55 6 .487 Lost 2 1899
Fort Hays State 44 24 3 .647 Won 1 1919
Lindenwood 3 2 0 .600 Won 3 2012
Missouri Southern 24 20 1 .544 Won 2 1970
Missouri Western 17 24 2 .419 Won 2 1972
Nebraska–Kearney 10 14 0 .417 Won 7 1963
Northeastern State 6 1 0 .857 Won 5 1987
Northwest Missouri State 6 30 0 .167 Lost 13 1944
Pittsburg State 23 63 1 .270 Lost 1 1921
Totals 206 262 15 .442

Stadium[edit]

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

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Washburn University Brand Guidelines (PDF). Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Washburn Media Guide
  3. ^ WU Media Guide, 2009 – pages 116–19
  4. ^ Yager Stadium

External links[edit]