Willamette Ready to Battle Lewis & Clark in Wagon Wheel Game

Bearcats, Ranked #22, will take on Pioneers at 1 p.m. in Portland

By Robert McKinney, Athletics Communications Director, (503) 370-6110

PORTLAND, ORE. -- Willamette University, 4-0 and ranked #22 in the D3football.com Top 25, will take on Lewis & Clark College, 1-4 overall, in a Northwest Conference football game on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Griswold Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. (PDT). Willamette enters the game 1-0 in the NWC, while Lewis & Clark is 1-1 in the conference.

The Bearcats defeated Whitworth University 50-21 at McCulloch Stadium on Friday, Oct. 11. In addition to advancing three spots to #22 in the D3football.com Top 25, the Bearcats also moved into the NCAA Division III Coaches Poll conducted by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) at #24.

You can follow all of the action between the Bearcats and the Tigers through a Live Audio Webcast on the Bearcat Network. All of WU's football games in 2013 are being webcast, with veteran announcer Mike Allegre providing play-by-play. Former Willamette player Mark Meek will provide color commentary.

In addition, Live Video and Live Stats from the game will be available on the Lewis & Clark website.

Willamette quarterback Josh Dean has completed 78 of 122 passes (63.9%) for 1,142 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Willamette quarterback Josh Dean has completed 78 of 122 passes (63.9%) for 1,142 yards and 12 touchdowns.