FOOTBALL GAME NOTES

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niversity USF FootballU Game Notes of St. Francis vs. St. Ambrose (11/9/13)

FOOTBALL GAME NOTES Dave Hilbert, USF Sports Information Director o: 815-740-3614 | c: 630-272-2904 | [email protected] | @usfsaints

#20 USF (6-3) vs. #11 St. Ambrose (6-2)

USF (6-3) 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16

at Olivet Nazarene at Lindenwood-Belleville at Trinity International Saint Xavier at Concordia (Mich.) Robert Morris Saint Francis (Ind.) at Marian (Ind.) at Siena Heights St. Ambrose Taylor

W (43-26) W (41-28) L (39-41) L (25-37) W (56-6) W (28-25) L (28-37) W (20-6) W (17-13) 1 p.m. 1 p.m.

St. Ambrose (6-2) 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16

W (48-37) L (37-38) W (66-0) W (53-34) W (31-28) W (38-13) L (21-35, ot) W (65-30) 1 p.m. 1 p.m.

Statistical Matchups

USF SAU

Scoring Offense Scoring Defense Scoring Margin

33.0 24.3 +8.7

44.9 26.9 +18.0

Rushing Offense Rushing Defense

161.4 122.2

170.8 168.4

Passing Offense Passing Defense

312.4 215.6

327.5 203.6

Total Offense Total Defense

473.9 337.8

498.2 372.0

+2

+11

72.8

61.5

Time of Possession/Game

31:26

29:08

3rd Down Conversion Pct. 4th Down Conversion Pct.

48% 43%

50% 68%

Penalty Yards/Game

Sacks Sacks Allowed

Video & Live Stats: client.stretchinternet.com/client/stfrancisil.portal# Audio: wcsf.streamon.fm (online) • WCSF FM 88.7 (radio) Series: St. Ambrose leads 12-6 • at ATI Field: St. Ambrose leads 6-3 First: SAU 21, at USF 3 (1987) • Last: at SAU 35, USF 20 (2012) • Streak: SAU 1 USF Head Coach: Joe Curry Career/at USF: 12-8 (2nd yr.) • vs. St. Ambrose: 0-1 (0-0 at ATI Field) St. Ambrose Head Coach: Mike Magistrelli Career/at St. Ambrose: 49-23 (7th yr.) • vs. USF: 4-2 (2-1 at ATI Field)

Top Storylines

Taylor at Saint Francis (Ind.) Concordia (Mich.) at William Penn Trinity International Olivet Nazarene at Grand View Saint Xavier at USF at Waldorf

Turnover Margin

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 • 1 p.m. (CT) • ATI Field • Joliet, Ill.

26 16 8 22

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Returning home for the first time in three weeks, No. 20 USF entertains No. 11 St. Ambrose in its final nonconference game of the year.



Both teams are coming off victories last week. USF won 17-13 at Siena Heights, while St. Ambrose rolled over Saint Xavier 65-30 in Davenport, Iowa.



USF and St. Ambrose meet for the 19th time overall and for the 14th straight year. The Bees lead the all-time series 12-6.



Senior QB E.J. White ranks second in the nation in total offense (3,297) and third in yards passing (2,812). He also stands seventh in NAIA history with 12,282 yards of total offense.



The Saints are 1-2 at ATI Field this season.



USF’s defense has allowed only one touchdown in nine quarters over its last three games and has held opponents below their season scoring average in six of its last eight games.



USF has come from behind in four of its six victories.



Junior WR Troy Torrence needs 47 yards receiving to break the USF season record of 972. Junior DE Jeff Cascella needs 2.5 sacks to become the Saints’ career leader.

St. Ambrose at a Glance Statistical Leaders • Passing: Eric Williamson (2,577 yds, 66.7%, 24 TD, 7 Int) • Rushing: Ryan Byrne (304 yds, 4.4 avg, 5 TD), Eric Williamson (290 yds, 3.7 avg, 5 TD) • Receiving: Sam O’Donnell (58 rec, 565 yds, 9.7 avg, 3 TD), Brad Connor (33 rec, 543 yds, 1