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Battle on the Bayou

Battle on the Bayou
Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks

Sport(s) Football
Total meetings 49
Series record Louisiana–Lafayette leads, 26–24
First meeting September 15, 1951
Northeast Louisiana State 13, Southwestern Louisiana 7
Last meeting November 15, 2014
Louisiana–Lafayette 34, Louisiana–Monroe 27
Next meeting 2015
Largest win Southwestern Louisiana, 41–7 (1954)
Longest win streak Louisiana–Lafayette, 5 (1969–1979 & 2008–2012)
Current win streak Louisiana–Lafayette, 1 (2014–present)
Trophy Wooden Boot
Battle on the Bayou is located in Louisiana
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Locations in Louisiana

The Battle on the Bayou is the name of the rivalry between the Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns and the Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks.[1][2] The two fierce rivals have battled it out 49 times, including UL Lafayette's win over UL Monroe 36–35 on November 5, 2011, in a thriller at Cajun Field. Louisiana–Lafayette currently holds the slim 26–24 edge in the series. Both schools are members of the Sun Belt Conference. The Battle on the Bayou is a rivalry not just in football, but in all sports when the Cajuns and Warhawks meet.[3][4][5]

Game results

Louisiana–Lafayette victories
Louisiana–Monroe victories
# Date Location Winner Score Series
ULL ULM
1 September 15, 1951 Lafayette, LA Northeast Louisiana State 7 13 NLSC 1–0
2 November 28, 1953 Monroe, LA Northeast Louisiana State 6 35 NLSC 2–0
3 October 9, 1954 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 41 7 NLSC 2–1
4 October 8, 1955 Monroe, LA Southwestern Louisiana 26 6 Tied 2–2
5 October 6, 1956 Lafayette, LA Northeast Louisiana State 19 45 NLSC 3–2
6 October 5, 1957 Monroe, LA Southwestern Louisiana 6 0 Tied 3–3
7 October 4, 1958 Lafayette, LA Northeast Louisiana State 8 29 NLSC 4–3
8 October 31, 1959 Monroe, LA Northeast Louisiana State 20 34 NLSC 5–3
9 October 29, 1960 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 8 7 NLSC 5–4
10 October 28, 1961 Monroe, LA Northeast Louisiana State 20 27 NLSC 6–4
11 October 27, 1962 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 18 10 NLSC 6–5
12 November 9, 1963 Monroe, LA Northeast Louisiana State 6 7 NLSC 7–5
13 November 7, 1964 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 23 7 NLSC 7–6
14 November 6, 1965 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 14 10 Tied 7–7
15 October 29, 1966 Monroe, LA Northeast Louisiana State 7 10 NLSC 8–7
16 October 28, 1967 Lafayette, LA Northeast Louisiana State 6 17 NLSC 9–7
17 November 2, 1968 Monroe, LA Northeast Louisiana State 7 20 NLSC 10–7
18 November 1, 1969 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 9 7 NLU 10–8
19 October 31, 1970 Monroe, LA Southwestern Louisiana 9 7 NLU 10–9
20 October 30, 1971 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 31 17 Tied 10–10
21 November 27, 1976 Monroe, LA Southwestern Louisiana 7 5 USL 11–10
22 September 1, 1979 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 17 13 USL 12–10
23 September 27, 1980 Lafayette, LA Northeast Louisiana 0 24 USL 12–11
24 September 19, 1981 Monroe, LA Northeast Louisiana 17 20 Tied 12–12
25 November 6, 1982 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 40 26 USL 13–12
26 September 10, 1983 Monroe, LA Northeast Louisiana 6 31 Tied 13–13
27 September 15, 1984 Lafayette, LA Northeast Louisiana 6 7 NLU 14–13
28 September 13, 1986 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 24 20 Tied 14–14
29 October 24, 1987 Monroe, LA Southwestern Louisiana 17 7 USL 15–14
30 September 30, 1989 Monroe, LA Southwestern Louisiana 24 10 USL 16–14
31 August 31, 1991 Lafayette, LA Northeast Louisiana 10 21 USL 16–15
32 September 12, 1992 Lafayette, LA Southwestern Louisiana 31 23 USL 17–15
33 October 25, 1997 Lafayette, LA Northeast Louisiana 21 28 USL 17–16
34 November 7, 1998 Monroe, LA Northeast Louisiana 24 34 Tied 17–17
35 October 23, 1999 Lafayette, LA Louisiana–Monroe 7 31 ULM 18–17
36 November 4, 2000 Monroe, LA Louisiana–Lafayette 21 18 Tied 18–18
37 October 27, 2001 Lafayette, LA Louisiana–Lafayette 17 12 ULL 19–18
38 November 23, 2002 Monroe, LA Louisiana–Monroe 10 34 Tied 19–19
39 October 11, 2003 Lafayette, LA Louisiana–Monroe 42 45 ULM 20–19
40 November 20, 2004 Monroe, LA Louisiana–Monroe 10 13 ULM 21–19
41 November 26, 2005 Monroe, LA Louisiana–Lafayette 54 21 ULM 21–20
42 December 2, 2006 Lafayette, LA Louisiana–Monroe 20 39 ULM 22–20
43 November 24, 2007 Lafayette, LA Louisiana–Monroe 11 17 ULM 23–20
44 October 4, 2008 Monroe, LA Louisiana–Lafayette 44 35 ULM 23–21
45 November 21, 2009 Lafayette, LA Louisiana–Lafayette 21 17 ULM 23–22
46 November 27, 2010 Monroe, LA Louisiana–Lafayette 23 22 Tied 23–23
47 November 5, 2011 Lafayette, LA Louisiana–Lafayette 36 35 ULL 24–23
48 November 3, 2012 Monroe, LA Louisiana–Lafayette 40 24 ULL 25–23
49 November 30, 2013 Lafayette, LA Louisiana–Monroe 28 31 ULL 25–24
49 November 15, 2014 Monroe, LA Louisiana–Lafayette 34 27 ULL 26–24
Totals 953 1005 ULL 26–24

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References

  1. ^ http://www.ulmwarhawks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=19000&ATCLID=1314989
  2. ^ "Bragging Rights". myneworleans.com. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  3. ^ http://www.ragincajuns.com/news/2011/11/5/FB_1105114418.aspx
  4. ^ http://www.ulmwarhawks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPID=10968&DB_OEM_ID=19000&ATCLID=205328578
  5. ^ http://www.neworleansbowl.org/news/bowl/index.html?article_id=8119
  6. ^ "Louisiana-Monroe vs Louisiana-Lafayette - All Time". cfreference.net. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
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