Willamette Football Jumps to #11 in Ranking

Willamette University, 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the Northwest Conference, jumped five spots to #11 in this week's Top 25. The Bearcats earned the higher ranking with a 52-28 win at Linfield College on Saturday, Oct. 25. Linfield, ranked #23 last week, fell out of the Top 25.

Willamette is one of 14 undefeated teams in this week's poll, but is the only undefeated team to have played eight games. The Bearcats are averaging 43.2 points, 384.9 total yards and 264.5 rushing yards per game.

Willamette does not play this weekend. The Bearcats will play again Saturday, Nov. 8, when they host the University of Puget Sound at McCulloch Stadium. Game time is set for 1 p.m. (PDT). Willamette will conclude the regular season with another home game Saturday, Nov. 15, against Menlo College. Kickoff against Menlo is slated for 2 p.m. (PST).