Category: Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference

Michael Whitley Throws for Seven Touchdowns in Muskies 47-40 Win

Saturday afternoon’s contest against Adrian College proved to be rather ironic. On Thursday, Lakeland University Head Football Coach Colin Bruton commented on Muskies Matters that he didn’t care if his team won 70-60, as long as they won. Saturday afternoon’s affair wasn’t that high scoring, but it did produce 87 points as quarterback Michael Whitley…

Donte Rowell, Muskies Defense Powers Lakeland to 60-14 Victory

When you see a team put up sixty points, a lot of focus is going to be on the offense, and deservedly so, but it was the defense for Lakeland University that really stole the show on Saturday afternoon. Thanks to two interceptions and a fumble recovery by senior Donte Rowell, the Muskies allowed just…

Falcons Head Coach Greg Etter Proving PRIDE Cometh Before Success

In his 10th season as head coach of the Concordia University-Wisconsin football team, Greg Etter has instilled a sense of PRIDE in his team that has made the Falcons one of the most successful teams in the NACC over the last decade. Introducing Greg Etter There is a verse in the Bible that says that…

Wild Second Quarter Helps Pioneers Prevail, 56-22

It was a rather mundane first quarter in Saturday night’s contest between the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Lakeland University. The Pioneers led 7-0, but the second quarter turned into a track meet, as the two teams combined for 42-points, 28 of which came from UW-Platteville as they would go onto defeat the Muskies, 56-22. The…

Brandan Campbell, Hope College Hang on for 37-35 Victory

If you took a look at the boxscore of the Hope College-Lakeland University football game, you would be absolutely sure that Lakeland won this game. They had over 564-yards of total offense, had possession of the ball for 42:11, and had 101 total plays to 43 for the Flying Dutchmen. Yet, it was Hope that…

Like a Superhero, Michael Whitley Leads Muskies with Strength, Humility

Lakeland University quarterback Michael Whitley has developed a legend about himself that has turned the QB into a hero at the school. The Muskies senior has set all kinds of school records on the gridiron, but it is his strength of character and humility of spirit that has really made him a superhero on and…

Michael Whitley Unstoppable in Lakeland Muskies Opening Victory, 43-29

The Lakeland Muskies took to the field Saturday night to open up the 2017 season. It was a festive occasion, as the team not only was playing in their newly remodeled stadium, but also was looking to build off of last year’s success which saw the team had to the NCAA Division-III football playoffs. Thanks…

Coach Colin Bruton Turns Muskies into Top Fish in the Conference

In his third season as the head football coach of the Lakeland University Muskies, Colin Bruton has turned his team into one of the top teams in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC). The Muskies have been the top fish the last two seasons, earning trips to the NCAA football playoffs in both of his…

NCAA Division-III Playoffs: UW-Whitewater vs. Lakeland

On Saturday, the No. 1 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks will welcome the Lakeland Muskies in the first round of the NCAA Division-III football playoffs. UW-Whitewater won the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) after going 10-0, 7-0 in the conference. They were ranked No. 2 in the nation for much of the season, but a…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Wheaton College vs. Benedictine University

Match-up: On Saturday at 1 PM Eastern time the Wheaton College Thunder (College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin, 10-0, 7-0) will welcome Benedictine University (Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference, 6-4, 5-1) to Wheaton, IL for the first round of the Division-III football playoffs. Wheaton enters the contest as the No. 8 team in the latest D3Football…