By Garrett Aleckson —
The University of Wisconsin–Stout faced off against University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh on Oct. 3 for the annual homecoming game. Due to the outcome of the game, I have put together a list of the top football blowouts in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) history—found in the football records section of wiacsports.com—for your perusal.
- UW–Oshkosh, UW–Stout: Oct. 3, 2015
The Blue Devils lost to the Titans by a score of 69-14. This was not a happy outcome for homecoming weekend. UW–Oshkosh’s offense was rolling all game. They broke a WIAC record for most total offensive yards in a single game—829 yards. UW–Stout, on the other hand, totaled 329 yards on offense. The 69 points allowed were also the most points in UW–Stout history.
- UW–Eau Claire, University of St. Thomas (Minnesota): Sep. 5, 2015
St. Thomas defeated UW–Eau Claire 62-7. St. Thomas totaled 471 yards on offense, while UW–Eau Claire totaled 240 yards on offense. St. Thomas also got a defensive touchdown on a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown.
- UW–Platteville, UW–Eau Claire: Oct. 4, 2014
UW–Platteville defeated UW–Eau Claire by a score of 49-0. UW–Platteville gained 441 yards on offense, while UW–Eau Claire gained 131 yards on offense.
- UW–Eau Claire, UW–Whitewater: Oct. 18, 2014
UW–Whitewater rolled through UW–Eau Claire, winning by a score of 52-3. The Warhawks totaled 403 yards on offense and averaged over four more yards per play than UW–Eau Claire.
- UW–La Crosse, UW–Whitewater: Oct. 5, 2013
UW–Whitewater defeated UW–La Crosse 47-3. The Warhawks gained 560 total yards on offense, while UW–La Crosse gained 137 total yards. 355 of those yards came from passing for UW–Whitewater.
- UW–Eau Claire, UW–Whitewater: Oct. 18, 2013
Appearing on the list yet again, UW–Eau Claire lost by a score of 42-0. UW–Whitewater ran for 257 yards and threw for 224 yards. In contrast, UW–Eau Claire ran for 67 yards and threw for just 69 yards.
- UW–River Falls, UW–Whitewater: Nov. 16, 2013
The UW–Whitewater Warhawks defeated UW–River Falls 43-6. The Warhawks gained 423 yards on offense, while UW–River Falls gained 221. UW–River Falls ran for 135 yards, but only averaged 2.3 yards per attempt, on 58 rushing attempts.
- UW–Stout, UW–Platteville: Nov 3, 2012
UW–Platteville won the game against UW–Stout. The score was 62-20. UW–Platteville and UW–Stout both gained a good amount of yards on offense. UW–Platteville, however, was more efficient—gaining 163 more yards on 16 fewer offensive plays than UW–Stout.
- UW–Stout, UW–Oshkosh: Sep. 22, 2011
UW–Oshkosh defeated UW–Stout 56-10. UW–Oshkosh gained over 200 more yards than UW–Stout on 23 fewer offensive plays.
- UW–Eau Claire, UW–Whitewater: Oct. 16, 2010
UW–Whitewater defeated UW–Eau Claire. The score was 45-0.
The common winning team in this list is UW–Whitewater. The Warhawks have won six Division III Championships since 2007.
UW–Stout will head to UW–Eau Claire on Saturday, Oct. 17.