Mount San Antonio College MountiesCHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The MOUNT SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE MOUNTIES did battle with the CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO RAMS to see which one of these two storied programs could add another title to their haul. A 3-3 1st Quarter tie became a 13-10 advantage for the Mounties by Halftime. Mt San Antonio outscored the Rams 14-7 in the 3rd Quarter and, after a scoreless 4th the Mounties grabbed the championship with a 27-17 victory.  *** CONGRATULATIONS TO THE MOUNTIES ON THEIR FOURTH CCCAA CHAMPIONSHIP! *** 


Minnesota State MavericksFIRST SEMIFINAL – The MINNESOTA STATE MAVERICKS had little trouble defeating the visiting CONCORD UNIVERSITY MOUNTAIN LIONS. Minnesota State led 30-7 at the break on their way to a 47-13 beatdown of the Mountain Lions. The Mavericks improve to 14-0 and move on to their first appearance in the D2 championship game. 

CSU-PuebloSECOND SEMIFINAL – The homestanding COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY AT PUEBLO THUNDERWOLVES and the UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA WOLVES were both fighting to make it to their very first D2 title game as well. This game was a defensive duel with points at a premium. West Georgia led the Thunderwolves 7-3 from the 1st Quarter all the way into the 4th, when CSU-Pueblo at last found the endzone for a 10-7 come-from- behind victory.  


Mount Union Purple RaidersFIRST SEMIFINAL – The UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION PURPLE RAIDERS gave the visiting WESLEY COLLEGE WOLVERINES another painful reminder that, as good as they are they have a long way to go to compete with the Purple Raiders or their archrivals at Whitewater. Mt Union led the Wolverines 28-0 in the 1st Quarter and 56-zip at Halftime. In the 3rd Quarter the Purple Raiders added 14 more points before letting Wesley sneak 21 garbage time points on the board in the 4th. UMU moved on to the Championship Game with a 70-21 blowout win.  

Whitewater Warhawks helmet newSECOND SEMIFINAL – The defending champions – the UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AT WHITEWATER WARHAWKS – had a much tougher time getting past their final obstacle to another Stagg Bowl battle with Mt Union. The Warhawks led their guests the LINFIELD COLLEGE WILDCATS 14-0 at Halftime but by the end of the 3rd Quarter the Wildcats had tied the game at 14-all. In the 4th the Warhawks notched 6 more points to advance to the title game. Only ONCE since 2005 has the D3 Championship Game NOT been a clash between Whitewater and Mt Union.   

* NAIA *

The National Championship Game in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics is set for Friday, December 19th on ESPNU. The competing teams are the MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS and the SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY RAIDERS.  


North Greenville helmet NEWThe 2014 Championship has already been decided for the National Christian College Athletic Association. The Victory Bowl was, as usual, the title game. The NORTH GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS are the National Champions. The runners-up were the SHORTER UNIVERSITY HAWKS. 


Iowa Wesleyan CollegeThe 2014 Championship has been decided for the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. The IOWA WESLEYAN COLLEGE TIGERS are the National Champions. The runners-up for the 2014 season were the WILLIAMSON TRADE SCHOOL MECHANICS.  


East_Mississippi_CC_MSThe 2014 Championship in the National Junior College Athletic Association has been decided. The EAST MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE LIONS are the National Champions and the runners-up for the year were the IOWA WESTERN COLLEGE REIVERS.  

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