Mount Union Football's 55 Game Win Streak

Mount Union holds the NCAA record for the most consecutive wins by a football team with 55. From September 2, 2000 to December 13, 2003, the Purple Raiders didn't lose a football game, breaking their own record of 54 games. During the stretch of consecutive games, the Purple Raiders won three National Championships, four Ohio Athletic Conference Championships and 15 NCAA Division III Playoff games. Purple Raider opponents were outscored 2,552 to 641 in the stretch (an average final score of 46.4 to 11.7). Mount Union surrendered 21 points or less in 47 of the games with 11 shutouts, and managed a turnover ratio of +43.

 

Date

Opponent

Score

Season Record

1.

Sep.  2, 2000

A

Allegheny

48-21

   1-0

2.

Sep. 16, 2000

A

Otterbein*

37-14

   2-0 (1-0)

3.

Sep. 23, 2000

H

John Carroll*

41-31

   3-0 (2-0)

4.

Sep. 30, 2000

A

Ohio Northern*

48-24

   4-0 (3-0)

5.

Oct.  7, 2000

H

Marietta*

54-14

   5-0 (4-0)

6.

Oct. 14, 2000

H

Wilmington*

42-7

   6-0 (5-0)

7.

Oct. 21, 2000

A

Capital*

58-17

   7-0 (6-0)

8.

Oct. 28, 2000

H

Muskingum*

62-7

   8-0 (7-0)

9.

Nov.  4, 2000

A

Baldwin-Wallace*

41-0

   9-0 (8-0)

10.

Nov. 11, 2000

H

Heidelberg*

60-7

  10-0 (9-0)

11.

Nov. 25, 2000

H

Ohio Northern (2nd Rd)

59-28

  11-0

12.

Dec.  2, 2000

H

Wittenberg (QF)

32-15

  12-0

13.

Dec.  9, 2000

H

Widener (SF)

70-30

  13-0

14.

Dec. 16, 2000

NS

St. John's (Stagg Bowl)

10-7

  14-0

15.

Sep.  1, 2001

H

Allegheny

52-7

   1-0

16.

Sep. 15, 2001

H

Otterbein*

48-10

   2-0 (1-0)

17.

Sep. 22, 2001

A

John Carroll*

33-30

   3-0 (2-0)

18.

Sep. 29, 2001

H

Ohio Northern*

31-3

   4-0 (3-0)

19.

Oct.  6, 2001

A

Marietta*

47-0

   5-0 (4-0)

20.

Oct. 13, 2001

A

Wilmington*

54-6

   6-0 (5-0)

21.

Oct. 20, 2001

H

Capital*

52-13

   7-0 (6-0)

22.

Oct. 27, 2001

A

Muskingum*

48-7

   8-0 (7-0)

23.

Nov.  3, 2001

H

Baldwin-Wallace*

17-3

   9-0 (8-0)

24.

Nov. 10, 2001

A

Heidelberg*

54-7

  10-0 (9-0)

25.

Nov. 24, 2001

H

Augustana (2nd Rd)

32-7

  11-0

26.

Dec.  1, 2001

H

Wittenberg (QF)

49-21

  12-0

27.

Dec.  8, 2001

H

St. John's (SF)

35-14

  13-0

28.

Dec. 15, 2001

NS

Bridgewater (Stagg Bowl)

30-27

  14-0

29.

Sep.  7, 2002

A

Wis-Whitewater

44-21

   1-0

30.

Sep. 21, 2002

A

Baldwin-Wallace*

28-21

   2-0 (1-0)

31.

Sep. 28, 2002

H

Muskingum*

49-3

   3-0 (2-0)

32.

Oct.  5, 2002

A

Otterbein*

55-0

   4-0 (3-0)

33.

Oct. 12, 2002

H

Heidelberg*

61-0

   5-0 (4-0)

34.

Oct. 19, 2002

H

John Carroll*

35-16

   6-0 (5-0)

35.

Oct. 26, 2002

A

Capital*

38-22

   7-0 (6-0)

36.

Nov.  2, 2002

H

Marietta*

56-10

   8-0 (7-0)

37.

Nov.  9, 2002

A

Ohio Northern*

34-24

   9-0 (8-0)

38.

Nov. 16, 2002

H

Wilmington*

62-0

  10-0 (9-0)

39.

Nov. 30, 2002

H

Wheaton (2nd Rd)

42-21

  11-0

40.

Dec.  7, 2002

H

Wabash (QF)

45-16

  12-0

41.

Dec. 14, 2002

H

John Carroll (SF)

57-19

  13-0

42.

Dec. 21, 2002

NS

Trinity (Stagg Bowl)

48-7

  14-0

43.

Sep.  6, 2003

H

Wis-Whitewater

40-17

   1-0

44.

Sep. 20, 2003

H

Baldwin-Wallace*

24-0

   2-0 (1-0)

45.

Sep. 27, 2003

A

Muskingum*

58-0

   3-0 (2-0)

46.

Oct.  4, 2003

H

Otterbein*

66-0

   4-0 (3-0)

47.

Oct. 11, 2003

A

Heidelberg*

68-13

   5-0 (4-0)

48.

Oct. 18, 2003

A

John Carroll*

34-16

   6-0 (5-0)

49.

Oct. 25, 2003

H

Capital*

35-7

   7-0 (6-0)

50.

Nov.  1, 2003

A

Marietta*

55-0

   8-0 (7-0)

51.

Nov.  8, 2003

H

Ohio Northern*

55-7

   9-0 (8-0)

52.

Nov. 15, 2003

A

Wilmington*

58-0

  10-0 (9-0)

53.

Nov. 29, 2003

H

Wis-La Crosse (2nd Rd)

39-14

  11-0

54.

Dec.  6, 2003

H

Wheaton (QF)

56-10

  12-0

55.

Dec. 13, 2003

H

Bridgewater (SF)

66-0

  13-0

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