Streak ends with 7-6 loss to Buffalo State
UW-Whitewater's 46-game win streak, the longest active streak in
college football, came to an end with a 7-6 loss to Buffalo State
at Perkins Stadium in Whitewater, Wisconsin Saturday. The loss also
halts a 30-game win streak at Perkins Stadium.
Buffalo took the opening drive to Whitewater's 21 yard line, where it ended with a missed 38 yard field goal. Buffalo stopped UW-W's first series with an interception by the Bengals' Chris Hall. Defensive back Ryan Wenkman got the ball back for the Warhawks with his interception at UW-W's 31.
UW-W moved the ball to Buffalo's four yard line, where Eric Kindler gave the Warhawks a 3-0 lead with a 21 yard field with 2:58 left in the first.
With 7:41 left in the second quarter Whitewater moved the ball from its 14-yard line, and 13 plays later, with the ball on Buffalo's 26, UW-W missed a 41-yard field goal with 6:31 on the clock.
The Warhawk defense limited the Bengals to five first downs and 133 total yards going into halftime with the 3-0 lead.
Buffalo's first drive on the second half covered 52 yards, but did not result in a score as the Bengals missed a 38 yard field goal.
Wenkman stopped the next Bengals' possession, on just the second play, with his second interception of the day, putting the Warhawk offense on Buffalo's 33 at 6:46. The Warhawks moved the ball five yards, and a missed 45 yard field goal kept the score at 3-0.
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