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Homecoming and Greenville Awaits CSS Football

Updated: October 12, 2018 12:00 AM

Homecoming week for the College of St. Scholastica football team as Greenville University visits Duluth Saturday. The Saints are 3-2 overall and 3-1 in Upper Midwestern Athletic Conference (UMAC) play and feeling good after a win over their rivals from the University of Northwestern. The Saints held the Eagles to just seven points.

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Interim George Penree commented on the team's preparation the Greenville match. 

"Right now, we are kind of coming into our own on D and coming off a good performance and it'll be a chance to respond against a rushing attack which is pretty formidable."

Junior defensive back Will Halloran notes how the team has grown in skill and execution since the beginning of the season. 

"Especially against Northwestern, we played [the] lights out and had a ton of three and outs and the linebackers are filling holes and the defensive backs we are covering everything up on the back end, so it has been fun to be a part of."

The Saints have won the last seven matches against Greenvile. Last time they played Greenville for homecoming CSS defeated the Panthers in 2012 45-3.

The homecoming game commences Saturday at 6 P.M. at Public Schools Stadium. 

For the Saints full schedule click here.

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