Whitewater Warhawks open title defense at home

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Gazette staff
Monday, November 14, 2011
— Two-time defending national champion and top-ranked UW-Whitewater will host Albion College on Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs. Kickoff is set for noon at Perkins Stadium.

Whitewater (10-0) is the top seed in the East bracket, and will play an Albion (6-4) team that won the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association. The Warhawks have won 40 straight games and will be making their 10th postseason appearance.

Mount Union (Ohio) is the top seed in the West bracket. Whitewater and Mount Union have played in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl the last six seasons.

NCAA Division III football pairings

East Bracket


Albion College (6-4) at UW-Whitewater (10-0), noon

Thomas More (9-1) at Franklin (9-1)

Christopher Newport (8-2) at Kean (9-1)

Western New England (10-1) at Salisbury (9-1)

St. Scholastica (10-0) at St. Thomas (10-0)

Monmouth (9-1) at Illinois Wesleyan (9-1)

St. John Fisher (8-2) at John Hopkins (10-0)

Norwich (7-3) at Delaware Valley (10-0)

West Bracket


Redlands (8-1) at Mary Hardin-Baylor (10-0)

McMurry (8-2) at Trinity Texas (10-0)

Cal Lutheran (8-1) at Linfield (9-0)

Hobart (7-1) at Wesley (9-1)

Illinois College (9-1) at Wabash (10-0)

Dubuque (9-1) at North Central (9-1)

Hampden-Sydney (8-2) at Centre (8-1)

Benedictine (7-3) at Mount Union (10-0)

Last updated: 6:55 pm Thursday, December 13, 2012

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