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Central Football Expected to Face Tough Battles this Season in IIAC

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 5:56 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall

The Central College football team looks to have another hard-fought battle through the Iowa Conference this fall. The Dutch have been voted by league coaches to finish fourth in the conference race. The defending IIAC champion – the University of Dubuque – is the favorite to repeat this fall, as the Spartans were a unanimous top selection. Wartburg College has been predicted to finish second, followed by Simpson College.

Central College went 7-3 a year ago and were 6-2 in the Iowa Conference – tying for second place. Dubuque, Wartburg, Coe and Central all received votes in the preseason poll. The Dutch open the season on September 1st at Wisconsin-Oshkosh and open the conference schedule on September 29th against Dubuque.