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ECC Football Bowl Game Results

Year Bowl Game Location Opponent Score
2017 Graphic Edge Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Northland Community & Technical College 55-14
2016 Graphic Edge Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Rochester Community & Technical College 55-32
2015 Graphic Edge Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Globe Institute of Technology W, 32-19
2014 Graphic Edge Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Dakota College at Bottineau W, 39-7
2012 Graphic Edge Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Louisburg W, 30-27
2010 Graphic Edge Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Lackawana College (PA) L, 20-34
2009 Graphic Edge Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Central Lakes-Brainderd (MN) W, 64-7
2008 Graphic Edge Bowl Cedar Falls, IA College of DuPage (IL) W, 42-18
2004 Graphic Edge Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Nassau CC (NY) W, 25-13
2003 Graphic Edge Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Hudson Valley CC (NY) W, 29-23 (3 OT)
2001 Pepsi Cola/Sigler Printing Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Fergus Falls CC (MN) W, 43-14
1996 Royal Crown Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA William Rainey Harper College (IL) L, 20-16
1992 Royal Crown Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Dodge City CC (KS) W, 24-7
1991 Royal Crown Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Hibbing CC (MN) W, 38-36
1990 Royal Crown Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Fort Scott CC (KS) W, 69-20
1989 ***Mid-America Bowl Tulsa, OK Navarro College (TX) L, 41-17
1988 Royal Crown Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA William Rainey Harper College (IL) W, 29-0
1987 ***Royal Crown Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA William Rainey Harper College (IL) W, 41-9
1986 Royal Crown Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Moraine Valley CC (IL) W, 62-16
1985 Like Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Normandale CC (MN) W, 42-26
1984 Like Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Normandale CC (MN) W, 28-14
1983 Like Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA College of DuPage (IL) W, 24-3
1981 Royal Crown Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Joliet Junior College (IL) W, 40-7
1980 Rodeo Bowl Arkansas City, KS Cowley County CC (KS) W, 32-13
1979 Coca-Cola Bowl Cedar Falls, IA Cowley County CC (KS) W, 55-28
1976 *Junior Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA Bakersfield College (CA) L, 29-14
1971 Sunkist El Toro Bowl Yuma, AZ Arizona Western College L, 28-12
1968 Sterling Silver Bowl Sterling, KS Fort Scott Jr. College (KS) W, 27-0
1967 Sterling Silver Bowl Sterling, KS Garden City Jr College (KS) W, 34-14

29 Bowl Games, 24 Wins & 5 Losses

Notes:

* The 1976 Junior Rose Bowl was played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Despite the loss, the NJCAA awarded Ellsworth the National Championship since Bakersfield College was not a member of the NJCAA.

** The 1987 RC Cola Bowl victory ended an undefeated season and earned Ellsworth their second National Championship.

*** The 1989 Mid-America Bowl was the NJCAA National Championship Game. Due to Ellsworth's #2 ranking, the Panthers were invited to play #1 rated Navarro College at Union Stadium in Tulsa, OK.