The Lindenwood Lions (1-1) visit the Western Illinois Leathernecks (0-2) at Hanson Field on Saturday, September 16, 2023.

With 46.0 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks 17th-worst in the FCS, Western Illinois has had to lean on their 68th-ranked offense (19.5 points per contest) to keep them competitive. Lindenwood's defense ranks 48th in the FCS with 27.0 points surrendered per game, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks sixth-best by posting 42.0 points per game.

We dive into all of the info you need before this contest starts below, including how to watch on ESPN+.

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Lindenwood vs. Western Illinois Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • City: Macomb, Illinois
  • Venue: Hanson Field

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Lindenwood vs. Western Illinois Key Statistics

Lindenwood Western Illinois
473.0 (14th) Off. Yards Avg. (Rank) 225.5 (108th)
244.0 (28th) Def. Yards Avg. (Rank) 555.5 (114th)
238.5 (12th) Rush Yards Avg. (Rank) 15.5 (121st)
234.5 (33rd) Pass Yards Avg. (Rank) 210.0 (47th)
0 (1st) Turnovers (Rank) 0 (1st)
0 (53rd) Takeaways (Rank) 0 (53rd)

Lindenwood Stats Leaders

  • Cole Dugger has racked up 385 yards (192.5 ypg) while completing 49.1% of his passes and recording four touchdown passes with three interceptions this season. He's also run for 39 yards with one touchdown.
  • Robert Giaimo has run for 122 yards on 20 carries so far this year while scoring one time on the ground. He's also tacked on three catches, totaling 38 yards and one touchdown through the air.
  • Vondarious Gordon has piled up 13 carries and totaled 100 yards with two touchdowns.
  • Chase Lanckriet's 101 receiving yards (50.5 yards per game) are best on his team. He has five receptions on five targets with one touchdown.
  • Spencer Redd has collected 74 receiving yards (37.0 yards per game) and one touchdown on two receptions.
  • Abraham Haerr's three targets have resulted in three receptions for 67 yards.

Western Illinois Stats Leaders

  • Matt Morrissey has compiled 420 yards (210.0 ypg) on 39-of-71 passing with three touchdowns compared to zero interceptions this season.
  • Ludovick Choquette has 48 rushing yards on 16 carries with one touchdown.
  • This season, Seth Glatz has carried the ball 16 times for 18 yards (9.0 per game), while also racking up 73 yards through the air .
  • Donald McKinney's leads his squad with 110 yards as a receiver. He's racked up that yardage on 10 receptions (out of 11 targets) and scored one touchdown.
  • A.J. Coons has caught five passes while averaging 41.0 yards per game.

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