Wabash Little Giants

Overall record: 8-2 - Conference: 6-1
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/9 at Franklin L, 45-38
9/16 vs. Millikin W, 38-31
9/23 vs. Ohio Wesleyan * • W, 42-28
9/30 at Earlham * • W, 48-15
10/7 vs. Allegheny * • W, 41-27
10/14 at Wittenberg * • L, 19-17
10/21 at Oberlin * • W, 48-20
10/28 vs. Wooster * • W, 20-10
11/4 at Denison * • W, 41-14
11/11 vs. DePauw W, 23-20
Overall record: 8-2 - Conference: 6-1
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/23 vs. Ohio Wesleyan * • W, 42-28
9/30 at Earlham * • W, 48-15
10/7 vs. Allegheny * • W, 41-27
10/14 at Wittenberg * • L, 19-17
10/21 at Oberlin * • W, 48-20
10/28 vs. Wooster * • W, 20-10
11/4 at Denison * • W, 41-14
Wabash 6-1 8-2
Wittenberg 6-1 7-4
Wooster 5-2 8-2
Allegheny 4-3 6-4
Oberlin 4-3 5-5
Kenyon 3-4 4-6
Denison 3-4 3-7
Ohio Wesleyan 3-4 3-7
Earlham 1-6 3-7
Hiram 0-7 0-10

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 NCAC)
2015 (12-1, 9-0 NCAC)
2014 (10-2, 8-1 NCAC)
2013 (9-1, 8-1 NCAC)
2012 (8-2, 5-2 NCAC)
2011 (12-1, 6-0 NCAC)
2010 (8-2, 5-1 NCAC)
2009 (9-2, 6-1 NCAC)
2008 (10-2, 7-0 NCAC)
2007 (11-2, 7-0 NCAC)
2006 (8-2, 6-1 NCAC)
2005 (11-1, 7-0 NCAC)
2004 (6-4, 4-3 NCAC)
2003 (7-3, 4-2 NCAC)
2002 (12-1, 7-0 NCAC)
2001 (8-2, 6-1 NCAC)
2000 (6-4, 5-2 NCAC)
1999 (5-5, 5-2 HCAC)

Team Quick Facts


Little Giants

Coach: Chris Creighton
Conference: NCAC
Enrollment: 868
Location: Crawfordsville, IN
Colors: Scarlet
Stadium: Byron P. Hollett Little Giant Stadium (5000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

September 17, 2016
Wabash Runs Past Allegheny 59-7
The 13th-ranked Wabash College football team opened defense of its North Coast Athletic Conference...
September 13, 2016
Wabash passes first test
“You don’t know who your football team is until after the first game. It’s the...
April 4, 2016
Around the Nation Podcast comes to the offseason
There's too much going on in the offseason to just sit by, so Pat and Keith are bringing the ATN...
March 28, 2016
Raeburn leaves Wabash for Savannah State
Erik Raeburn, who won 78 games in eight seasons at Wabash, is taking on a significant challenge with...
January 4, 2016
Allegheny tabs Hammer head coach
B.J. Hammer steps in at the moribund Allegheny football program after guiding the Wabash defense for...
December 2, 2015
Wabash proves it truly does always fight
You know how the saying goes. The Little Giants lived up to their mantra in a big way in Round Two...
November 29, 2015
Wabash eager to join the elite
The Little Giants are an NCAC power, perennially ranked, haven't lost more than two games in a...
November 28, 2015
Wabash wins an epic; Wesley holds on; Tommies roll Johnnies again
Ethan Buresh ended an amazing game in dramatic fashion, with a 75-yard return for a TD. Wesley held...
November 28, 2015
Wild Ending Sends Little Giants to DIII Quarterfinals
LV Bowden forced a fumble in overtime that turned into an Ethan Buresh 75-yard fumble return for the...
November 22, 2015
Wabash's rushing game keeps its season alive
Mason Zurek has rushed for 590 yards the past two games, which also happened to be the Little...
November 21, 2015
Zurek rolls in the snow; UST, SJU, Thomas More move on
Mason Zurek had 210 rushing yards in the second half alone as Wabash advanced to the second round...
November 21, 2015
Zurek Powers Wabash to Playoff Win Over Albion
So what does Mason Zurek do after a record-setting 278-yard rushing day to win the Monon Bell? He...
November 14, 2015
Zurek Sets Rushing Record in Seventh Straight Monon Bell Win
Mason Zurek set a new Wabash single-game rushing record, pounding out 278 yards to give the Little...
November 12, 2015
Between these four and the playoffs, an archrival stands
The final week of the regular season is full of great rivalry games and teams trying to clinch...
November 7, 2015
Wabash Defense Disposes Of Denison
Wabash will enter the Monon Bell Classic undefeated after a 38-7 win Saturday over Denison.
October 31, 2015
Wabash, Zurek Rush Past Ohio Wesleyan
Senior Mason Zurek joined the 1,000-yard club as the 13th Little Giant to rush for quadruple digits...
October 24, 2015
Second-Quarter Scoring Sparks Wabash Win at Wooster
Wabash used a total team effort on the road to defeat The College of Wooster Fighting Scots, 55-7.
October 17, 2015
Wabash Cruises Past Visiting Kenyon
It wasn’t difficult to find the Little Giant standouts in a workmanlike 35-0 win Saturday over...
October 10, 2015
Little Giants' Complete Effort Downs Oberlin
The Little Giants had big contributions from offense, defense, and special teams Saturday rolling...
October 3, 2015
Wabash Blanks Hiram in Homecoming Win
Eighth-ranked Wabash dispatched the Hiram College Terriers with a 38-0 Homecoming victory Saturday...
September 26, 2015
Top 25: UST, Wabash rout rivals; Wesley wins in final :08
The St. Thomas defense and run game took St. John's out, while Wabash's Brian Parks had three picks...
September 26, 2015
Wabash Manhandles Wittenberg
Wabash’s big 42-14 win over Wittenberg Saturday afternoon brought celebration and a sigh of...
September 19, 2015
Wabash Defense Dominates as Little Giants Run Over Allegheny
Wabash recorded six sacks and held Allegheny to 56 yards of total offense in a 54-0 road victory for...
September 5, 2015
Wabash Sweeps Gentlemen's Classic with 35-3 Win at Hampden-Sydney
Wabash’s Little Giant football team made it a sweep over the Hampden Sydney Tigers Saturday...
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...
November 22, 2014
UWW bracket: Wartburg survives, Johnnies pick up win
St. Thomas pushed Wartburg to the brink, while St. John's picked off eight passes, Wabash advanced...
November 22, 2014
Wabash Wins In-State Playoff Matchup Versus Franklin
The Little Giants applied constant defensive pressure in a 33-14 first-round win versus Franklin...
November 15, 2014
Cortland gets Jug in wild ending, Bash keeps Bell, RPI shoes
The Cortaca Jug remains in Cortland State's hands for the fifth consecutive year, plus coverage from...
November 15, 2014
Wabash Wins Monon Bell Classic For Sixth Straight Season
Wabash captured its sixth consecutive Monon Bell victory, defeating DePauw 27-3 in the 121st meeting...
October 25, 2014
Another set of big numbers
Top 10 teams put up 72, 74, 75, 71 and 70 points on Saturday in Week 8, including Mary Hardin-Baylor...
October 25, 2014

Wabash outgained Oberlin 604 yards to 127 in a 70-10 victory over Yeomen Saturday afternoon.
October 18, 2014
Wabash Takes Down Kenyon 52-10
The 6-0 Wabash football team handled its business Saturday against winless Kenyon. For the third...
October 11, 2014
Wabash Flies Past OWU
Wabash tallied 511 yards of total offense, three rushing, and three passing touchdowns in a 45-13...
October 4, 2014
Wabash Muscles Past Wooster in 35-16 Win
On a cold and windy autumn afternoon, the Wabash defense chilled Wooster's offensive attack to help...
September 27, 2014
Little Giants Rout Gators On Homecoming
Wabash amassed 614 yards of total offense while holding Allegheny to minus-six rushing yards in a...
September 25, 2014
The phrase that stays
From DePauw Never Quits to Wabash Always Fights to Every Man a Lute, some Division III schools...
September 6, 2014
Little Giants bash Nance, IWU wins, UST survives
Cody and Ethan Buresh combined for three and a half sacks and a pick six, while IWU defeated...
September 6, 2014
Little Giants Win Gentlemen's Classic
Wabash's defense dominated the historic matchup of two all-male D3 schools in the initial Gentlemen'...
August 6, 2014
Monon Bell Classic Returns to AXS TV for National Broadcast
For a 10th year, fans of one of college football's oldest and closest college rivalries, the Monon...
January 30, 2014
St. Scholastica coach retires
After six years at St. Scholastica and 27 as a Division III head coach, Greg Carlson told his staff...
November 16, 2013
Wabash Captures Fifth Straight Monon Bell Classic
Michael Putko threw for 296 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Wabash College Little Giants to...
November 9, 2013
Wittenberg Hands Little Giants First Loss
Defense and special teams have propelled Wabash all year. Saturday Wittenberg ran for 145 yards and...
November 2, 2013
MacDougall Sets Record, Defense Shines in Wabash 66-0 Win over Hiram
Ian MacDougall etched himself into the record books Saturday and the Wabash defense dominated in a...
October 26, 2013
Little Giants Force Eight Oberlin Miscues in 27-10 Road Victory
Wabash endured chilling winds and an early Oberlin score Saturday to rally for its seventh win,...
October 22, 2013
Wabash goes to great depths to find rushers
Injuries have knocked the Little Giants’ top two rushers out for the season, but each time a...
October 19, 2013
Klembara Next Back Up; Helps Wabash to a 48-7 Win over Kenyon
Grant Klembara moves to running back from linebacker and rushes for 162 yards and one score in...
October 12, 2013
Buresh Ties Wabash Sack Record in 38-13 Win Over OWU
NCAC Offensive Player of the Year Mason Espinosa may have nightmares about Cody Buresh Saturday...
October 5, 2013
Little Giants Roll in 48-14 Win at Wooster
Mason Zurek bullied his way through rain and the Wooster defense Saturday, rushing for 228 yards and...
September 28, 2013
Wabash Runs Over Allegheny
Wabash ran for 385 yards and four touchdowns while adding scores on field goals, a passing play, a...
September 21, 2013
Little Giants Cruise to Second Consecutive Victory
Wabash dominated for the second consecutive week, defeating Denison 50-13. However, the Little...
September 14, 2013
Wabash Muscles Past Hanover
Freshman Delon Pettiford shone in his college debut and sophomore Michael Putko excelled in his...
September 4, 2013
AXS TV To Broadcast 120th Monon Bell Classic
The 120th Monon Bell Classic will be televised nationally by AXS TV, marking the ninth time the...
November 10, 2012
Union nabs Shoes, Cortland the jug, Wabash the Monon Bell
Saturday was a big day for rivalry games, with Union beating RPI in overtime for the Dutchman Shoes...
November 10, 2012
Wabash Seniors Ring The Bell With Another Shutout
For the first time in 33 years a group of Wabash seniors have run the table against DePauw. The...
November 6, 2012
Mount, Wabash meet you coming and going
Playing both sides of the ball isn't as common in college as it is in high school, but when a coach...
November 3, 2012
Top 25 wrap: Wabash, Hopkins fall
Oberlin shocked No. 10 Wabash, ending the Little Giants' NCAC title hopes, while Johns Hopkins lost...
November 3, 2012
Wabash Playoff Hopes Dim With Loss To Oberlin
Oberlin scored on four long pass plays Saturday effectively knocking Wabash College (7-1, 4-2) out...
October 27, 2012
Wabash Defense Shines in 28-0 win at OWU
The Wabash defense shutout Ohio Wesleyan, giving the Little Giants their second-straight scoreless...
October 20, 2012
Wabash Shuts Out Wooster
A punishing running attack complemented a stifling defense Saturday leading the Wabash College (6-1)...
October 13, 2012

One way to avoid a letdown after a big win is to methodically run the football. The Little Giants...
October 6, 2012
Top 25: Bethel survives, Salisbury, Wesley, Wabash win
Bethel scored on the last play and added a two-point conversion to beat Concordia-Moorhead, while...
October 6, 2012
Wabash Grinds Out a 27-24 Win at Wittenberg
A little muscle and grit made sure Wittenberg didn’t rally past the Little Giants here...
September 29, 2012
Belton, Wabash Run Over Carnegie Mellon
Chase Belton ran for three TDs and threw for four more to set a Wabash record on Saturday. The...
September 22, 2012
Upstate's darlings, Wabash go down
A week after Buffalo State's big win put it and Brockport on the map, Alfred and Kean wiped them...
September 22, 2012
Little Giants Kicked From Unbeaten Ranks In Overtime
The Wabash College football team suffered its first loss of the 2012 season Saturday to Allegheny,...
September 15, 2012
Wabash Rolls in NCAC Opener at Denison
Wabash's young and fast defense gave up a few yards but no points Saturday in a 35-2 North Coast...
September 8, 2012
Wabash Overcomes Penalties to Pick Up Win At Hanover
A game featuring 15 penalties will always be called ugly but there is no such thing as a pretty...
December 3, 2011
Wabash Season Ends in Quarterfinals
Mount Union ended Wabash’s playoff run here Saturday with a tough 20-8 win. The Little Giant...
November 30, 2011
Putting the clipboard down
Tyler Burke got the surprise start at Wabash, where he came in to quarterback the Little Giants'...
November 26, 2011
Big-game rallies
St. John Fisher knocked off Delaware Valley 27-14 to advance to the quarterfinals, while Wabash and...
November 26, 2011
Burke Rallies Wabash Past North Central
If Wabash's 2001 win over DePauw in the Monon Bell is forever “The Catch,” then...
November 23, 2011
Mirror images
When North Central and Wabash line up against each other on Saturday, they'll see a lot of familiar...
November 19, 2011
Little Giants Run Past Illinois College
C.J. Gum and the Wabash defense were the difference Saturday in Wabash's first-round NCAA playoff...
November 12, 2011
Wabash Romps in 45-7 Monon Bell Victory
An undefeated season, NCAC Championship, and resounding Bell Victory isn't a bad way to end the...
November 10, 2011
Everything to play for
In a big rivalry game, it doesn't matter if you're unbeaten or .500 -- there's a reason there's a...
November 10, 2011
Rivalry: From the fan's perspective
Wabash and DePauw battle for the Monon Bell, and the all-time series is nip and tuck. Wabash alumnus...
November 5, 2011
Wabash Claims NCAC Title With Win Over Wittenberg
Wabash dominated Wittenberg Saturday with physical defense and a punishing run attack for a 28-17...
October 29, 2011
Little Giants Get Stop to Secure 8th Win
A clutch fourth quarter scoring drive and a last minute fourth-down stop at the 14 yard-line...
October 22, 2011
Denison No Match For Little Giants
Wabash's Little Giants hope a dominating third quarter Saturday sets the tone for the final three...
October 15, 2011
Little Giants Respond to Yeoman Comeback
Nearly surrendering a 30-3 lead made celebrating a 37-23 win at Oberlin tough for the Little Giants...
October 8, 2011
Special Teams, Defense Overwhelm Bears
Wabash College's Little Giants weren't about to lose to Washington University for the second...
October 1, 2011
Wabash Routs Kenyon 49-0 in Homecoming Victory
Wabash scored seemingly at will in most of the first half Saturday against Kenyon en route to a 49-0...
September 24, 2011
Wabash Dominant in 49-7 Win at Chicago
Wabash brought the University of Chicago’s eight-game home winning streak to an emphatic halt...
September 17, 2011
Little Giants Defense Dominating in Win
Wabash dominated Ohio Wesleyan for three quarters Saturday for a 28-7 home-opening win. The Little...
September 10, 2011
Little Giants Open 2011 Season with 19-7 Win at Wooster
A strong second half performance sparked Wabash to a 19-7 season opening win over Wooster Saturday...
July 21, 2011
Our preseason All-America picks
Presenting the annual D3football.com All-American team, named every year since 2000.
February 19, 2011
Johnnies lead attendance again
St. John's again led Division III football in home attendance, averaging 8,651 fans at Clemens...
November 16, 2010
Statistical Spotlight
It's a rivalry week special, as we pick out key numbers from four big rivalry games across Division...
November 13, 2010
Wabash Dominates in Monon Bell Victory over DePauw
Wabash College’s Little Giants turned in one of the most dominating performances in the 117...
November 6, 2010
Bears block Case's playoff run
Wash U blocked a 43-yard field goal as time expired and kept its Pool B playoff hopes alive with a...
November 6, 2010
Wabash Falters at Wittenberg
Two-third quarter touchdowns were not enough Saturday for Wabash to muster a come-from-behind win at...
October 30, 2010
Wabash Defense Dominates Gators, 20-3
Wabash’s Little Giants are now 7-1 or 1-0 after defeating Allegheny, depending on how you view...
October 23, 2010
Burke's Four TDs Sparks Wabash Win
Sam Smith and Jonathan Koop teamed up Saturday for the third time this year on a punt block and...
October 16, 2010
Wabash Defense States Its Case Against Oberlin
A rare non-conference, non-Bell Game loss last week at Washington University was all the motivation...
October 9, 2010
Wabash Falters at Washington University
Washington University put together an 8-play, 67-yard drive with just three minutes remaining to...
October 2, 2010
Wabash's Four-TD Barrage Buries Kenyon
Wabash special teams and defense sparked a four-touchdownceruption Saturday enroute to a 40-3 win...
September 25, 2010
Homecoming Win Moves Wabash to 3-0
A spirited and huge Homecoming crowd along with special teams play got Wabash off to a fast start...
September 11, 2010
Wabash 21, Wooster 17
The Wabash College football team dodged two early bullets, jumped out to a 14-0 lead, and then held...
November 14, 2002
Stories behind storied rivalries
A state school against a private school. A co-ed college versus an all-male institution. One college...
November 10, 1999
There's a reason they're called 'storied' rivalries
This is Rivalry Week, where the games are big and the legends are bigger. This week, teams from...

Wabash's rushing game keeps its season alive
Mason Zurek has rushed for 590 yards the past two games, which also happened to be the Little...
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