SHENANDOAH CONQUERS DIVISION TWO – NCAA Division Three’s SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY HORNETS borrowed a page from assorted NAIA teams by toppling a higher division team. The Hornets welcomed NCAA Division Two’s EMORY & HENRY COLLEGE WASPS and in the ensuing defensive epic pulled out a 9-7 victory.
KNOCKING OFF NUMBER THREE – In NCAA Division Two the COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY MAVERICKS welcomed the number 3 team in the nation – the COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES OREDIGGERS. After a 7-7 1st Quarter tie the Orediggers were up 21-16 at Halftime. From there the Mavericks shut them out and won the game 26-21.
DOWN GOES NUMBER FIVE – Over in the NAIA the number 11 MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS faced the visiting 5th ranked CONCORDIA (MI) UNIVERSITY CARDINALS. A 13-7 Knights lead at the Half became 19-7 to end the 3rd Quarter and ultimately a 25-7 victory for Marian U.
WHO HAD THE OVER-UNDER ON THIS GAME? – Staying in the NAIA for a moment, the BLUEFIELD COLLEGE RAMBLING RAMS played host to the SAINT ANDREWS UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS in this “defense is optional” game. The Rambling Rams led 34-20 at the midpoint before going on to win the shootout by a final tally of SEVENTY-NINE to SIXTY-FOUR! There are college basketball games with lower scores!
NUMBER NINE TAKES A FALL – The NAIA’s 18th ranked LANGSTON UNIVERSITY LIONS traveled to take on the country’s number 9 team – the OTTAWA UNIVERSITY (AZ) SPIRIT. The Spirit grabbed a 10-0 lead in the opening Quarter but trailed the Lions 28-20 by Halftime. Langston U went on top 37-34 in the 3rd Quarter before winning it 44-41.
TAKING DOWN NUMBER ONE – Down in the NJCAA the 13th ranked MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COLLEGE BULLDOGS were on the road against the number 1 JONES COLLEGE BOBCATS. The Bulldogs led 7-0 in the 1st Quarter and 13-9 at the Half. Each team scored 14 points in the 2nd Half as Mississippi Gulf Coast won a 27-23 battle royal.
UNITED STATES COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION – In the USCAA the RANDOLPH-MACON COLLEGE YELLOW JACKETS clobbered their guests the NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS (Shipbuilders) 49-7 ### And the NEW JERSEY GATORS downed the WILLIAMSON COLLEGE OF THE TRADES MECHANICS 18-6.
ROAD CHARGERS – Back to NCAA Division Two as the HILLSDALE COLLEGE CHARGERS paid a visit to the UNIVERSITY OF FINDLAY OILERS. A 14-10 Halftime edge for the Chargers became 21-13 in the 3rd Quarter. In the 4th Hillsdale College defeated the Oilers 34-29.
OTHER UPSETS IN THE RANKINGS – The COLLEGE OF IDAHO COYOTES battled the 22nd ranked UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA-WESTERN BULLDOGS and defeated them in Overtime 48-42 ### And the DICKINSON STATE BLUE HAWKS won on the road at the number 23 VALLEY CITY STATE VIKINGS in an old-school 14-7 brawl.
WORKIN’ OVERTIME – In this game the MONTANA STATE-NORTHERN LIGHTS took the field against the visiting EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY MOUNTAINEERS. A 10-7 Mountaineers edge at the Half became a 13-13 tie to end the 4th Quarter. In the extra session each team scored a Touchdown, but then the Lights forced a Safety on EOU’s next possession to win the game 22-20.
HAPPY HOMECOMINGS – The OTTAWA (KS) BRAVES doubled-up on their Homecoming opponents the FRIENDS UNIVERSITY FALCONS 28-14 ### Meanwhile the (25) SAINT THOMAS UNIVERSITY BOBCATS (should be Tomcats) mauled the AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY GYRENES 45-10 ### And the BENEDICTINE COLLEGE RAVENS won 47-37 over the MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE VIKINGS.
HISTORY WAS MADE – The FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY LIONS notched the very FIRST victory of their recently revived college football program. They did it in style with a 41-17 beatdown of their guests the UNION COLLEGE BULLDOGS. Dwight Eisenhower was president the last time the Lions had a gridiron victory.
UNDER THE RADAR CLASSICS – The BRIAR CLIFF UNIVERSITY CHARGERS managed a 41-38 road victory over the UNIVERSITY OF JAMESTOWN JIMMIES ### Meanwhile the (16) ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BATTLIN’ BEARS edged the CARROLL COLLEGE FIGHTING SAINTS 39-35 ### And the AVILA UNIVERSITY EAGLES (formerly the Avalanche) won 39-31 at the UNIVERSITY OF SAINT MARY SPIRES.
FLYING FLEET FLIES ON – The ERSKINE COLLEGE FLYING FLEET hosted the ALLEN UNIVERSITY YELLOW JACKETS yesterday. The Flying Fleet trailed 12-7 in the 1st Quarter and 26-21 at the break. Erskine College went out in front 38-32 in the 3rd Quarter, then won the game by a final count of 47-40.
UNDER THE RADAR CLASSIC – The CROWN COLLEGE STORM got off the schneid for 2021 against the FINLANDIA UNIVERSITY LIONS. After a scoreless opening Quarter the Storm led 13-8 come Halftime. From there the teams scored 6 points each in the 4th Quarter as Crown College triumphed 19-14.
HAPPY HOMECOMING – This game pitted the OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY TIGERS (should be the Purple Tigers) against their Homecoming opponents the MISSOURI BAPTIST UNIVERSITY SPARTANS. The Tigers led 23-3 at the midpoint and 30-9 to end the 3rd Quarter before winning the game 37-16.
NO CONTEST – The SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE played host to the WARNER UNIVERSITY ROYALS. The Fire kept the Royals off the scoreboard until the 4th Quarter while putting up 10, 14 and 3 points for themselves in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Quarters respectively. In the 4th Southeastern U won 34-6.
HOME STANDS – The KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS edged the visiting POINT UNIVERSITY SKYHAWKS in a 25-22 thriller ### And in a much more comfortable outcome the SOUTHWESTERN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD UNIVERSITY LIONS defeated the LYON COLLEGE SCOTS by a final score of 38-21.
NCAA DIVISION TWO
OTHER UPSETS IN THE RANKINGS – The BEMIDJI UNIVERSITY BEAVERS won 42-35 on the road against the number 13 MINNESOTA-DULUTH BULLDOGS ### Meanwhile the DELTA STATE STATESMEN defeated their hosts the 15th ranked UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA TIGERS in a 35-30 Instant Classic.
BATTLEGROUND – The ALDERSON BROADDUS UNIVERSITY BATTLERS took it on the road against the WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY BOBCATS. By Halftime the score was knotted up at 14-14 before the Battlers exploded in the 3rd Quarter for a 42-14 lead. From there they coasted to a 49-20 blowout win.
PUTTING IN OVERTIME – The OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY BISON edged the visiting SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE SAVAGE STORM in Overtime by a score of 43-37 ### And the WHEELING UNIVERSITY CARDINALS logged a 26-20 OT win over the WEST LIBERTY STATE HILLTOPPERS.
HIGH SEAS HOME STAND – In this game the SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY RED RAIDERS were defending their home port against the MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY MARAUDERS. The Red Raiders led the Marauders 14-0 in the 1st Quarter and 28-0 at the midpoint. After the break Shippensburg University won out 38-7.
INSTANT CLASSICS – The GANNON UNIVERSITY GOLDEN KNIGHTS survived a 21-18 visit from the EDINBORO UNIVERSITY FIGHTING SCOTS ### The MINNESOTA STATE-MOORHEAD DRAGONS won a 35-31 nail-biter against the UNIVERSITY OF MARY MARAUDERS ### And the MISSOURI S&T MINERS won 37-31 at the MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY BEARCATS.
NCAA DIVISION THREE
UPSET IN THE RANKINGS – There was only one Upset in the D3 rankings this weekend and it came in the game between the WESTMINSTER COLLEGE TITANS and their hosts the number 11 WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE PRESIDENTS. The Titans were chasing the Presidents 12-3 at the Half but went on to win the game 23-18.
FOUR QUARTERS WEREN’T ENOUGH – The CARLETON COLLEGE KNIGHTS forced Overtime against the visiting CONCORDIA-MOORHEAD COBBERS and then snuck past them 28-27 ### And the OHIO WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY BATTLING BISHOPS managed a 35-28 extra session victory over the WABASH COLLEGE LITTLE GIANTS.
SHUTOUT – The CLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS COLLEGE STAGS traveled to face the CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY KINGSMEN in this game. The Stags were out in front of the Kingsmen 14-0 at Halftime and ultimately went on to win the game by a final tally of 27-0.
ROAD WARRIORS – The CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY CAPTAINS defeated THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY LIONS by a score of 21-14 ### Meanwhile the TRINITY (CT) BANTAMS mauled the COLBY COLLEGE WHITE MULES 35-12 ### And the FRANKLIN & MARSHALL COLLEGE DIPLOMATS managed a 17-13 victory at the DICKINSON COLLEGE RED DEVILS.
WIN IT IN THE FOURTH – The MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERS welcomed the NORWICH UNIVERSITY CADETS in this game. The Engineers led 7-3 in the opening Quarter but the Cadets went up 17-14 by Halftime. That became a 30-21 Norwich U advantage to end the 3rd Quarter. An action-packed 4th saw M.I.T. come from behind for an authoritative 48-37 triumph.
HEART OF A CHAMPION – The defending National Champion HUTCHINSON COLLEGE BLUE DRAGONS visited the DODGE CITY COLLEGE CONQUISTADORS yesterday. The Blue Dragons seized a 28-0 1st Quarter lead and never looked back from there. When all was said and done Hutchinson College scorched the Conquistadors 49-17.
OTHER UPSETS IN THE RANKINGS – The CISCO COLLEGE WRANGLERS won 38-19 on the road against the number 5 team in the nation – the NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE BRONCOS (should be the Cavalry) ### And the 14th ranked GARDEN CITY COLLEGE BRONCBUSTERS downed the number 6 COFFEYVILLE COLLEGE RED RAVENS 39-11.
TRIPLING UP ON THE COMPETITION – The TYLER COLLEGE APACHES clashed with the visiting BLINN COLLEGE BUCCANEERS in this game. The Apaches were on fire in this lopsided gridiron blowout, dominating the Buccaneers on both sides of the ball for a 42-14 victory.
ROAD RAGE – The (2) IOWA WESTERN COLLEGE REIVERS mangled the home standing ELLSWORTH COLLEGE PANTHERS 45-13 ### Meanwhile the (7) SNOW COLLEGE BEAVERS won 43-21 at the KILGORE COLLEGE RANGERS ### And the (10) IOWA CENTRAL COLLEGE TRITONS blanked the HIGHLAND COLLEGE SCOTTIES 41-0.
SHUTOUT – The COLLEGE OF DUPAGE CHAPARRALS took the field against the visiting DETROIT CHRISTIAN COLLEGE LIONS on Saturday. The Chaparrals showed no mercy, no doubt making the Lions want to just burn the game tape as they eviscerated them to the tune of FIFTY-EIGHT to NOTHING!
Many helmets courtesy of Nationalchamps.net.