Three-time defending NCAA Division III Champion UW-Whitewater will open the 2012 season at Washington University in St. Louis on Friday, August 31. They’ll play their home opener two weeks later, Saturday, Sept. 15 against Buffalo State College against Perkins Stadium.
UW-Whitewater has won a record seven consecutive WIAC championships. For the last seven years, UW-Whitewater has also advanced through four rounds of NCAA Division III playoffs to reach the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl, the Division III championship game in Salem, Virginia.
Whitewater won its first national championship in 2007, and followed with titles in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Leipold’s five-year record at Whitewater is 72-3 overall and 34-1 in conference play. The Warhawks 45-game win streak is the longest active streak at any level of college football. The streak is the fifth longest in the history of the NCAA.