PELLA, IOWA— William Meredith, a Piedmont High School graduate, is a member of the Central College football team this fall, according to a college press release.
Meredith, a freshman at Central, is a 6'1" 190-lb. wide receiver.
The Dutch are the third-winningest football team of any college or university in the U.S. since 1975 (.805 winning percentage) and have not had a losing season since 1960, the release says.
Central has captured a record 30 Iowa Conference championships with 20 NCAA Division III playoff berths, including 17 in the past 26 years.
Coach Jeff McMartin entered his 10th season ranked 12th among active NCAA Division III coaches in career winning percentage, posting a 73-23 (.760) mark. Central returns 44 letter winners and 19 starters (7 off., 8 def., 4 specialty) from last year’s 5-5 squad.