UW-Platteville Pioneers

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 WIAC)
2015 (8-2, 5-2 WIAC)
2014 (7-3, 5-2 WIAC)
2013 (10-2, 6-1 WIAC)
2012 (8-2, 5-2 WIAC)
2011 (7-3, 5-2 WIAC)
2010 (5-5, 3-4 WIAC)
2009 (3-7, 1-6 WIAC)
2008 (4-6, 2-5 WIAC)
2007 (2-8, 1-6 WIAC)
2006 (5-5, 3-4 WIAC)
2005 (1-9, 0-7 WIAC)
2004 (6-4, 3-4 WIAC)
2003 (3-7, 1-6 WIAC)
2002 (2-7, 1-6 WIAC)
2001 (4-6, 3-4 WIAC)
2000 (2-8, 1-6 WIAC)
1999 (5-5, 3-4 WIAC)

Team Quick Facts



Enrollment: 7106
Location: Platteville, WI
Colors: Orange, Blue
Stadium: Pioneer Stadium (10000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

September 13, 2016
Following an All-American brother
There were high expectations when Tom Kelly assumed the quarterback role at UW-Platteville, based...
August 29, 2016
10 games to watch in 2016
Every fan hopes to watch more than ten games this season. But, if you want to pay attention beyond...
February 5, 2016
La Crosse brings alum back from Platteville
Mike Schmidt, a two-sport athlete for the Eagles a decade ago, was defensive coordinator at...
September 19, 2015
Top 25: UW-P rally stuns NCC; Ithaca ends Hobart run
Platteville scored the final 28 points in the fourth quarter and OT to win. Ithaca was the beneficia...
August 10, 2015
Best D-III road trips of 2015: Week 1, Midwest
Let's start in Indiana and head due west to see four games in Week 1.
January 16, 2015
Two Mount Union grads finalists for UWW job
Ohio Northern coach Dean Paul and Wabash coach Erik Raeburn, who each played for former Mount Union...
December 12, 2014
Zilbar named Cliff Harris Award Finalist
UW-Platteville’s Jacob Zilbar has been named a finalist for the 2014 Cliff Harris Award, given...
December 8, 2014
Zilbar named D3football.com West Region Defensive Player of the Year
The UW-Platteville football team received five D3football.com All-West Region selections on Monday.
November 20, 2014
Zilbar named WIAC Defensive Player of Year to lead 14 Pioneer All-WIAC selections
Jacob Zilbar was named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Defensive Player of the...
November 15, 2014
No. 15 Football setback by UW-Oshkosh in 3OT
The 15th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Platteville football team fell to UW-Oshkosh in triple-overt...
November 8, 2014
No. 17 Pioneers' comeback clip Eagles, 24-17
Bryce Corrigan connected with Trevor Whitehead for a 46-yard game-winning touchdown in the waning...
November 1, 2014
No. 1 UW-Whitewater sets back No. 16 Pioneers, 17-7
A pair of fourth-quarter turnovers proved to be too much for the 16th-ranked UW-Platteville football...
October 25, 2014
No. 13 Pioneers shut out UW-Stout, 21-0
The 13th-ranked UW-Platteville football team shut out UW-Stout, 21-0, for the first time in school...
October 18, 2014
No. 14 Pioneers wins Top-15 Showdown
In a matchup of top-15 teams, the 14th-ranked UW-Platteville football team used a 24-0 halftime lead...
October 11, 2014
No. 17 Pioneers down Falcons on Homecoming
The 17th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Platteville football team defeated UW-River Falls, 24-14, on...
October 4, 2014
No. 18 Football shuts out UW-Eau Claire, 49-0
The 18th-ranked UW-Platteville football team thumped UW-Eau Claire 49-0 for the Pioneers' first...
September 20, 2014
No. 7 Pioneer Football falls to No. 5 North Central
Fifth-ranked North Central's hot start was too much for the seventh-ranked Pioneer football team to...
September 13, 2014
Puccini leads No. 8 Pioneers past Spartans, 26-21
Senior Andy Puccini carried the eighth ranked University of Wisconsin-Platteville football team past...
September 6, 2014
No. 8 Pioneer Football throttles Buena Vista, 63-3
Senior Jacob Zilbar and the defense set the tone early for the eight-ranked UW-Platteville football...
June 19, 2014
Pioneer Stadium damaged by tornado
Ralph E. Davis Pioneer Stadium was damaged by a tornado on Monday night. No major injuries have been...
November 27, 2013
Stanek and Kelly making the most of it
Spencer Stanek of North Central and John Kelly of UW-Platteville each overcame missed time in their...
November 23, 2013
Wesley wins in final minute, JCU out
The first round of playoffs had a couple of thrillers, with Ithaca, Franklin and Wesley rallying, as...
November 23, 2013
No. 7 Pioneers earn first playoff win
The UW-Platteville football team showed no signs of post-season nerves, as the host Pioneers beat...
November 16, 2013
Litchfield's last-second field goal lifts Pioneers
OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Senior kicker Zach Litchfield booted a 37-yard field goal through the uprights with...
November 9, 2013
Puccini carries No. 11 Pioneers past UW-La Crosse
Andy Puccini rushed for 221 yards, carrying the 11th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Platteville...
October 26, 2013
Pioneer Football outlasts UW-Stout, 59-35
The eighth-ranked UW-Platteville football team and UW-Stout combined for 1,006 total yards of...
October 19, 2013
No. 7 Pioneers squeaks by UW-Stevens Point, 24-23
Two big touchdown catches by junior Trevor Whitehead allowed the seventh-ranked UW-Platteville...
October 12, 2013
UW-Platteville routs UW-River Falls, 49-7
The UW-Platteville football team used a 28-0 halftime lead to cruise past UW-River Falls, 49-7, at...
October 9, 2013
Platteville Pioneers pushed by prolific passing
UW-Platteville was tabbed to win this year’s conference title. At the clip that the Pioneers&r...
October 5, 2013
Kelly's seven touchdowns torches UW-Eau Claire, 49-27
Senior John Kelly threw seven touchdown passes leading the University of Wisconsin-Platteville...
September 7, 2013
No. 11 UW-Platteville Cruises Past Buena Vista in Season Opener, 42-17
The 11th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Platteville football team opened the 2013 season just like...
May 3, 2013
Five Purple Raiders get free agent calls
No D-III player heard his name called, but 17 players, including five from Mount Union, have been...
April 26, 2013
Collins leads class of D-III pro hopefuls
Jasper Collins has the potential to be drafted into the NFL, continuing the streak of Mount Union...
November 10, 2012
Pioneers run over Pointers.
October 20, 2012
UW-Platteville victorious over UW-River Falls.
Pioneers victorious over UW-River Falls 31-0.
September 29, 2012
Top 25 wrapup: Otterbein knocks off BW
Baldwin Wallace struggled last week and dropped from No. 14 to No. 15. Turned out that was just a...
September 25, 2012
Finding his way back
Brandon Wilcox drifted away from Whittier and the game he loved. He lost his direction. But coaching...
September 1, 2012
No. 23 UW-Platteville Wins 14th Straight Season Opener in 56-13 Win Over Buena Vista
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville offense took advantage of having to work on the short end of...
November 12, 2011
UW-Platteville Rout UW-Stevens Point on Senior Day, 51-7
University of Wisconsin-Platteville quarterback John Kelly threw four touchdown passes and the...
November 5, 2011
UW-Platteville Wins Third-Straight WIAC Game in 27-17 Win Over UW-Stout
For the first time since 1999, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville football team has won...
November 1, 2011
UW-Platteville's Nick Snyder Named WIAC Defensive Player of the Week
University of Wisconsin-Platteville junior Nick Snyder, a linebacker from Mt. Morris, Illinois, was...
October 29, 2011
UW-Platteville Outscores UW-Eau Claire 31 to 7 in Final 45 Minutes for 31-21 Win
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville football team rallied from an early 14-0 deficit to defeat...
October 22, 2011
Pioneers Defeat UW-River Falls, 34-31
A 24-yard field goal by sophomore Zach Litchfield with three seconds to go lifted the University of...
October 15, 2011
Pioneers Lose to UW-Oshkosh, 24-3
No. 25 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh posted a 24-3 win over the University of Wisconsin-Plattevill...
October 9, 2010
Vlasak runs for 5 TDs in UW-Platteville's 35-14 win over #17 UW-Eau Claire
Lee Vlasak, who had one career carry before Saturday, scored five rushing touchdowns to set a new...
September 11, 2010
UW-Platteville 21, Dubuque 17
UW-Platteville began the game in orange jerseys for the first time in Ralph E. Davis Pioneer Stadium...
September 10, 2010
WIAC rematch pairings announced
September 4, 2010
UW-Platteville 31, Buena Vista 2
UW-Platteville ran its season-opening streak to 12 straight years under Coach Mike Emendorfer,...
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