01:50pm CDT, 04/17/14

PREVIEW – Racine Threat vs. Madison Mustangs

Western Conference Semi-Final Dope Sheet
By Eric Rogers

MIDDLETON, Wis. — As the Madison Mustangs play host to the Racine Threat at 6:00 p.m. tonight, here are some facts to take into consideration.

What to Watch For – Mustangs
  • Madison commands the 4th best passing attack with 1,521 yards, 14 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions*
  • The Mustangs’ running game is 11th in the league with 483 yards and nine touchdowns (5.7 YPC)*
  • LB Noah Williams leads the team with 33 ½ tackles and two sacks
  • In its three home wins, Madison has outscored opponents 132-14, including two shutouts
  • (.734) All-time winning percentage
  • 2008-2011 Ironman Football League Champions
What to Watch For – Threat
  • Racine is the 5th ranked rushing team in the MSFL, with 815 yards and nine touchdowns (4.8 YPC)*
  • The Threat have thrown for 1,084 yards, nine touchdowns, and five interceptions; good enough for 8th in the league*
  • LB Mike Zold is 4th in the league with 35 ½ tackles, and two sacks*
  • In a 10-7 week three win, Racine handed Madison its first home loss since becoming the Mustangs in 2007
  • (.676) All-time winning percentage
  • 2009 MidStates Football League Champions

How They Got Here – Mustangs
  • Started season 1-3, with losses to the Raiders, Threat, and Spartans
  • Won four straight, outscoring opponents 183-40
  • Won Northwest Division title with 23-20 overtime win by Wauwatosa in week eight

How They Got Here – Threat
  • Started season 6-0, with first loss coming to the Racine Raiders 42-24
  • Finished 7-1; second place in Southwest Division
  • Defeated Muskego Hitmen 26-14 in wild card matchup

If They Win – Mustangs/Threat
  • Faces either (5)Roscoe Rush at home or (1)Racine raiders on the road
*According to most recent MSFL statistics

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