Washburn Ichabods football

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Washburn Ichabods football
Washburn Ichabods logo.svg
First season1891 (1891)
Athletic director Loren Ferré
Head coach Craig Schurig
16th season, 109–73 (.599)
Stadium Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl
(capacity: 7,200)
Year built1928
Field surfaceSportexe surface
Location Topeka, Kansas
NCAA division Division II
Conference MIAA
All-time record54758044 (.486)
Bowl record55 (.500)
Conference titles12
Rivalries Emporia State
ColorsYale blue and white [1]
   
Fight song"For Washburn and Her Team"
Mascot The Ichabod
Marching bandMarching 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 campus in Topeka, Kansas.

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Washburn'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 2005, 2007, and 2011; and competed in bowl games in 2004, 2010, 2016, and 2017. [2]

History

Schurig era

YearCoachOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffs Coaches#AP°
Craig Schurig (Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association)(2007–present)
2002Craig Schurig3–83–66th
2003Craig Schurig5–63–66th
2004Craig Schurig8–46–33rdW Mineral Water Bowl
2005Craig Schurig9–37–11stL NCAA Div. II Playoffs#13
2006Craig Schurig7–46–34th
2007Craig Schurig8–47–22ndL NCAA Div. II Playoffs#24
2008Craig Schurig6–54–56th
2009Craig Schurig8–36–32nd#25
2010Craig Schurig8–46–33rdW Kanza Bowl
2011Craig Schurig10–37–22ndL NCAA Div. II Playoffs#11
2012Craig Schurig7–47–46th
2013Craig Schurig8–37–33rd
2014Craig Schurig4–74–7T–7th
2015Craig Schurig5–65–68th
2016Craig Schurig7–57–4T–4thL Mineral Water Bowl
2017Craig Schurig6–56–5T–6thW C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl
Craig Schurig:109–7391–63
Total:109–73
      National championship        Conference title        Conference division title or championship game berth

Post-season play

YearBowl gameOpponentResult
1974 Boot Hill Bowl Millikin University W 21–7
1976 Mineral Water Bowl Benedictine College L 14–29
1986 Aztec Bowl Mexican All-StarsW 27–8
1988NAIA Playoffs University of Arkansas at Monticello W 27–8
2004 Mineral Water Bowl Northern State University W 36–33
2005NCAA Second Round Playoffs Northwest Missouri State University L 32–42
2007NCAA Second Round Playoffs West Texas A&M University L 39–40
2010 Kanza Bowl Midwestern State W 45-14
2011NCAA First Round Playoffs Abilene Christian University W 52–49
2011NCAA Second Round Playoffs Pittsburg State University L 22–31
2016Mineral Water Bowl Bemidji State L 23–36
2017 C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl Angelo State W 41-25

Championships

Conference championships

Source: [3]

YearConferenceCoachOverall RecordConference Record
1903 Kansas Conference A. R. Kennedy 7–0–14–0–1
1907 Garfield Weede 8–05–0
1914 Glen Gray 5–3
1921 Dwight Ream 3–5–1
1930 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Ernest Bearg 7–2
19317–3
1949 Dick Godlove 7–2
19537–1
19546–2
1964 Ellis Rainsberger 8–14–0
1983 Central States Intercollegiate Conference George Tardiff 8–26–1
2005 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Craig Schurig 9–37–1
Total Conference Championships:12

All-time record vs. current MIAA teams

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

OpponentWonLostTiedPercentageStreakFirst Meeting
Central Missouri 18272.404Won 11902
Central Oklahoma 340.429Lost 12011
Emporia State 52566.482Lost 31899
Fort Hays State 44253.638Lost 11919
Lindenwood 420.667Won 42012
Missouri Southern 25201.554Won 31970
Missouri Western 18242.432Won 31972
Nebraska–Kearney 11140.440Won 81963
Northeastern State 710.875Won 61987
Northwest Missouri State 6310.162Lost 141944
Pittsburg State 24631.278Won 11921
Totals21226715.444

Stadium

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

Notable players

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References

  1. Washburn Athletics Identity Standards and Style Guide (PDF). August 15, 2019. Retrieved September 5, 2019.
  2. 1 2 Washburn Media Guide
  3. WU Media Guide, 2009 – pages 116–19
  4. Yager Stadium