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  • Roundup: Whittier snaps skid; Shoes go home
    October 06, 2018
    The Shoes were Whittier's to begin with, and Myron Claxton's footwear will go home with the Poets, who snapped a 33-game losing streak by beating Occidental 28-13. Kalamazoo, Marietta and Central each remained unbeaten, while UNE picked up its first win with five seconds left. Here's the national roundup.
  • Finding his way back
    September 25, 2012
    Brandon Wilcox drifted away from Whittier and the game he loved. He lost his direction. But coaching football helped him find his way back.
  • Whittier names interim coach
    March 20, 2012
    Todd Stratton was named interim coach at Whittier and will coach the upcoming season. Kirk Jellerson coached just one season, finishing 2-7 with the Poets.
  • D-III free agents sign contracts
    July 26, 2011
    The most tumultuous week of player movement in NFL history has undrafted Division III free agents hoping to get into training camps, and a handful of players found out where they're heading.
  • Jellerson announced as new head coach, Stratton o-coordinator
    February 21, 2011
    After a national search of nearly three months, Whittier has announced Kirk Jellerson as the next football head coach.
  • Jellerson named interim coach, national search underway
    November 18, 2010
    In light of the recent changes that have been made to the Whittier football staff, Kirk Jellerson has been named the interim head coach announced earlier today by Director of Athletics Robert Coleman.
  • Hammer relieved of football coaching duties
    November 16, 2010
    Whittier College Director of Athletics Robert Coleman announced Tuesday morning that BJ Hammer has been relieved of his duties as head football coach of the Poets effectively immediately.
  • La Verne's third quarter shocks Poets in loss
    November 13, 2010
    The University of La Verne stunned the Poets with a 28-point third quarter as it earned its first win of the season, 49-23, over Whittier on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
  • Second half fuels Redlands' win over Whittier
    November 06, 2010
    Redlands showed why it has the top ranked defense in the conference as it limited the Poets to just 196 yards of offense in a 26-14 loss on Saturday night at Memorial Stadium.
  • Whittier back on track with 20-point win over Sagehens
    October 30, 2010
    Whittier scored on all but one of its second half possession as it erased a four-point halftime deficit to down Pomona-Pitzer Colleges, 37-17, on Saturday night at Merritt Field.
  • Chapman applies to join SCIAC
    October 26, 2010
    Chapman has completed a formal application to join the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The SCIAC Presidents Council is scheduled to convene in April to reach a decision regarding the application.
  • Whittier falls short in upset bid of Stags
    October 23, 2010
    Whittier converted just 1-of-2 fourth downs on its final drive of the game as the Stags escaped with a 30-27 win over the Poets on Saturday afternoon at Zinda Field.
  • Chapman spoils Homecoming, 29-17
    October 16, 2010
    Chapman University returned the favor from a year ago as they spoiled the Whittier football team’s Homecoming game with a 29-17 win at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon in front of a crowd of over 2500.
  • Poets fall at home to No. 22 Cal Lutheran
    October 09, 2010
    Whittier ran for a season-low 94 yards and turned the ball over four times as No. 22 Cal Lutheran defeated the Poets, 30-3, on Saturday evening at Memorial Stadium in front of a crowd of 2387.
  • Poets lose game, Shoes, to Occidental
    October 02, 2010
    Occidental answered Whittier's fourth quarter, go ahead, touchdown with the game winning score at the 6:40 mark of the final frame to win the Battle of the Shoes, 25-22, on Saturday evening in Eagle Rock.
  • Statistical Spotlight
    September 27, 2010
    Each week during the regular season we look at some of the key statistical performances from the weekend in Division III football, highlighting one per region.
  • UW-SP in the pink in win
    September 25, 2010
    Why was UW-Stevens Point wearing pink? Plus, Coe rallies, Wittenberg survives, North Central passes a test. That and more in our Week 4 roundup.
  • Poets outlast Loggers in six overtimes, 42-39
    September 25, 2010
    It was a game that neither team deserved to lose. Whittier (1-1) outlasted Puget Sound (1-2), 42-39, in six overtimes on Saturday afternoon; the longest game in Whittier football history.
  • Tillman runs for 127 in season opening loss for Poets
    September 18, 2010
    Kimble Tillman ran for 127 yards and a touchdown and Alesana Sausau tossed a pair of scoring strikes but it wasn’t enough as Azusa Pacific totaled 477 yards of offense in a 46-21 win over the Poets on Saturday night at Citrus Stadium.
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1 Mary Hardin-Baylor (24) 15-0 624
2 Mount Union (1) 14-1 599
3 St. John's 12-1 566
4 UW-Whitewater 12-1 555
5 North Central (Ill.) 10-2 482
6 Johns Hopkins 12-2 457
7 St. Thomas 8-2 414
8 Muhlenberg 11-2 405
9 Hardin-Simmons 9-2 397
10 Bethel 11-2 396  
11 Whitworth 10-1 336  
12 Linfield 7-2 291  
13 Brockport 11-1 230  
14 Delaware Valley 9-2 223  
15 Illinois Wesleyan 8-2 197  
16 Berry 10-2 190  
17 John Carroll 9-2 168  
18 Wittenberg 9-1 162  
19 RPI 10-2 152  
20 Centre 10-2 137  
21 Washington and Jefferson 9-2 132  
22 Wheaton (Ill.) 8-2 109  
23 Wabash 9-1 105  
24 Randolph-Macon 9-3 91  
25 St. Norbert 10-2 83

Others receiving votes: Trine 73; UW-La Crosse 71; Wartburg 61; Wesley 59; Washington U. 58; Montclair State 49; Alfred 48; Ithaca 42; UW-Oshkosh 40; Central 29; Case Western Reserve 25; Baldwin Wallace 20; Salisbury 15; Trinity (Texas) 10; Hope 10; Redlands 6; Marietta 3; Trinity (Conn.) 3, MIT 2.

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