Oilers to Host Kentucky Wesleyan Under the Lights

Oilers to Host Kentucky Wesleyan Under the Lights

The Game

Looking to move above the .500 mark for the first time this season, the Oilers welcome in the winless Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers for a matchup under the lights on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7:00 pm.

The Series

Findlay and KWC have only squared off twice in their history, once in each of the previous two seasons. The Oilers have been lopsided winners in both of those matchups, winning 68-14 in 2017 and 69-19 in 2018.

Radio Coverage

Every Oilers football game will be broadcast on 88.3 WLFC and can be listed to locally on the radio or streamed online at WLFC.com.

Video Stream

Video streaming for the contest will be produced by UFTV and aired on the Great Midwest Digital Network.

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Head Coach Rob Keys

Head coach Rob Keys is in his ninth season at the helm of the Oilers football program in 2019.  He has recorded a 58-35 record with the program as a head coach, which includes a 47-30 mark in conference games. He has coached Findlay to winning records in seven of his eight seasons including last season when he lead the Oilers to their first ever NCAA Division II Playoffs.

For Findlay's 2019 coaching staff, please click on the following link:

2019 Coaching Staff

Findlay Oilers (2-2, 1-1 G-MAC)

After a heartbreaking setback in the season opener against Ferris St., the Oilers rebounded to earn a win in their home opener over Northwood University, a game in which they scored 31 points, all of which came in the first half. Findlay then hit the road to take on Ohio Dominican in the NCAA DII Showcase Game of the Week on ESPN3. The Panthers made it six consecutive wins against the Oilers, defeating the Orange and Black 21-10. But, in last week's Homecoming game, Findlay put up the third-highest scoring game in program history, hanging 75 points on the board against Alderson Broaddus.

2019 Season Statistics
2019 Roster

Kentucky Wesleyan (0-4, 0-1 G-MAC)

Selected seventh in the preseason poll, the 2019 KWC football season has not started as smoothly as many Panthers fans would hope. The hire of former University of Kentucky great Craig Yeast brought with it high expectations for a program that has struggled since it's inception. Granted, it is just Yeast's first year on the job, but the Panthers still maintain their ranking near the bottom of NCAA Division II (via masseyratings.com) and remain winless through four weeks, including a loss to Lake Erie College last Saturday that ended the Storm's 16-game losing streak.

2019 Season Stats
2019 Roster


NCAA Division II Stats
NCAA Division II Football
American Football Coaches Association
Great Midwest