Saint Xavier University

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School Colors: Scarlet and Gray
SID Name: Rob Huizenga

Mid States Football Association West
Main Rivals:
  • Marian University
  • Olivet Nazarene University
  • University of Saint Francis (IN)
  • University of St. Francis (Ill)

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 2,843
Last Playoff Appearance: 2014

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency): WXAV
Local Newspaper: SouthtownStar
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Last Year's
Conference Record:
4 - 1
Base Offense: Hurry up Spread
Key Returners:
Randell Wells, SR, 5-11, WR, All-MSFA Second Team, 58 receptions, 764 receiving yards, 9 receiving TDs; John Rhode, JR, 6-0, QB, All-MSFA Second Team, 3,609 passing yards, 31 passing TDs, 16 INTs, 220 rushing yards, 6 rushing TDs; Kevin Lonergan, JR, 6-2, OL, NAIA-AFCA All-American Second Team, All-MSFA First Team; Stephen Simms, JR, 5-9, WR, All-MSFA Second Team, 85 receptions, 1,134 receiving yards, 9 receiving TDs, 382 rushing yards;
Last Year's
Overall Record:
10 - 3
Base Defense: 4-3
Top 5 Recruits:
Mike Lafenhagen, FR, 5-11, LB, transfer from College of DuPage (Ill.); Jeff Cesario, FR, 5-11, DL, transfer from Minnesota-Moorhead (Minn.); Dmitri Joe, FR, 6-3, DL, standout prep from Nazareth Academy (Ill.);
Key Losses:
Nick DeBenedetti, FR, 5-11, WR, NAIA-AFCA All-American Second Team, 82 receptions, 990 receiving yards, 9 TDs, 596 kickoff return yards, 294 punt return yards; Greg Hayward, FR, 6-3, DE, NAIA-AFCA All-American First Team, MSFA Midwest League Defensive Player of the Year, Cliff Harris Award finalist, 15.0 sacks, 28.0 TFLs;
Additional Information:
Team qualified for the NAIA semifinals in 2014 before falling to eventual national champion Southern Oregon...14 starters returning from last season's team that went 10-3 of the highest scoring offenses in the NAIA last fall...been to the semifinal round of the NAIA Football Championship Series five of the last six years, including winning a national championship in 2011
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Head Coach: Mike Feminis

Alma Mater:

University of St. Francis (IL)

Years at Current School:


Wins at School:

Losses at School:

144 50

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

144 50
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Offensive Coordinator:
Mark Yanule
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Defensive Coordinator:
Werner Emmrich
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Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field

Stadium Address

3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago, IL 60655

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