(Ann Arbor, MI) – Concordia football will be preparing this week for another MSFA Mideast clash at Taylor. The Cardinals mounted a comeback against rival Siena Heights last week, winning 23-16 in overtime for their eighth straight win in the series. Taylor had time to recover with a bye last week. CUAA leads the all-time series 6-5, winning the last six meetings.
Taylor at a glance
Taylor enters the contest with a 3-3 overall record. The Trojans started the year 2-0, picking up a 27-12 win over Lawrence Tech and a 52-6 blowout over Judson. Taylor fell 45-10 against NCAA FCS Butler but earned their third win of the year against Trinity International 41-19. The team suffered lopsided losses in their last two contests, falling 49-14 versus Olivet Nazarene and 67-7 against Marian. Aaron Mingo enters his 2nd year as the head coach.
NAIA Coaches Poll
Indiana Wesleyan advanced two spots to #5 after defeating Marian 17-10 in a top-10 matchup last week. Marian dropped to #10 after the contest while Saint Francis (IN) received votes. In the MSFA Midwest, Saint Xavier climbed two spots to #16 while Roosevelt moved up four spots to #18.
Other MSFA Games
#10 Marian @ (RV) Saint Francis (IN) – 12:00pm
#5 Indiana Wesleyan @ Lawrence Tech – 1:00pm
Siena Heights @ Madonna – 1:00pm
Missouri Baptist @ #16 Saint Xavier – 1:00pm
St. Francis (IL) @ Judson – 2:00pm
Olivet Nazarene @ Saint Ambrose – 2:00pm
#16 Roosevelt @ Trinity International – 2:00pm