The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team has released its 2019 schedule, which begins Sept. 7 at Perkins Stadium against Dubuque (Iowa) at 2 p.m.
More information will be released about season tickets and parking in the coming months.
The Dubuque game is one of three non-conference contests on the 2019 slate for the Warhawks, who enter the program’s 126th season of competition this fall.
UW-Whitewater topped Dubuque 38-6 on the road in its 2018 season opener. Members of the American Rivers Conference, the Spartans finished with a 7-3 record last season, and are coached by former UW-W offensive coordinator Stan Zweifel.
The Warhawks visit Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.) on Sept. 14 for a 12 p.m. kickoff in another rematch from last season. The Cobbers finished 5-5 last fall, including a 4-4 mark in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
UW-Whitewater defeated Concordia-Moorhead 24-6 at Perkins Stadium in last year’s affair.
The non-conference season closes Sept. 21, when the Warhawks visit St. Xavier at 1 p.m. in Chicago. The Cougars reached the NAIA national quarterfinals and finished with a 9-4 record in 2018. UW-Whitewater last played St. Xavier on Sept. 5, 2008, at Perkins Stadium, posting a 24-9 victory.
Following a bye week, the seven-game Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schedule kicks off on Oct. 5 at home against UW-Eau Claire. The contest, which begins at 2 p.m., is part of Family Fest weekend at UW-Whitewater.
The Warhawks continue action at Perkins Stadium Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. with a game against UW-Platteville for the Miner’s Axe. The game will be the 25th edition of the George Chryst Bowl in honor of former Pioneers head coach George Chryst, who passed away suddenly in 1992.
UW-Whitewater hits the road for games at UW-Stevens Point on Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. and at UW-River Falls on Oct. 26 at 1 p.m.
After hosting UW-La Crosse on Nov. 2 at 1 p.m., the Warhawks close the home portion of the schedule Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. against UW-Stout for Shriners Day and Senior Day at Perkins Stadium.
The regular season concludes Nov. 16 with a 1 p.m. game at UW-Oshkosh.
UW-Whitewater won the program’s 36th WIAC championship and reached the NCAA Division III semifinals for the 11th time in program history in 2019. The team finished with a 13-1 record, including a 7-0 mark in conference play.
View the entire schedule here.