NAIA FOOTBALL PLAYOFF TEAMS SET PLUS VICTORY BOWL MATCHUP ANNOUNCED

Sterling helmetsouthwestern assemblies of god helmetVICTORY BOWL – The season-ending event in the NCCAA will be played this coming Saturday November 20th with kickoff scheduled for 1PM Eastern Time. The game will be played at Lumpkins Stadium in Waxahachie, TX.

This year’s Victory Bowl will pit the SOUTHWESTERN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD UNIVERSITY LIONS, making their third appearance in the game, against the STERLING COLLEGE WARRIORS, making their debut appearance.

NAIA PLAYOFFS: FIRST ROUND MATCHUPS

Montana Western helmetLindsey_Wilson_KYThe (1) LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE BLUE RAIDERS will host the (16) UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA-WESTERN BULLDOGS. The Blue Raiders are the defending National Champions as well as the champions of the Mid-South Conference’s Bluegrass Division. The Bulldogs are the champions of the Frontier Conference.

Kickoff will be at 1:30PM Eastern Time.

Ottawa (AZ) SpiritMorningside MustangsThe (2) MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE MUSTANGS will host the (15) OTTAWA UNIVERSITY (AZ) SPIRIT. The Mustangs are the champions of the Great Plains Athletic Conference. The Spirit are the champions of the Sooner Athletic Conference.

Kickoff will be at 1:00PM Eastern Time.

Dickinson State Blue Hawks helmet NEWHELMETGrand_View_IAThe (3) GRAND VIEW UNIVERSITY VIKINGS (should be the Zebras) will host the (14) DICKINSON STATE BLUE HAWKS. The Vikings are the champions of the Heart of America Conference’s North Division. The Blue Hawks are the champions of the North Star Athletic Association.

Kickoff will be at 1:00PM Eastern Time.

Central Methodist University Eagles helmet NEWNorthwestern College Red RaidersThe (4) NORTHWESTERN (IA) COLLEGE RED RAIDERS will host the (13) CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY EAGLES, The Red Raiders received an At-Large Bid. The Eagles are the champions of the Heart of America Conference’s South Division.

Kickoff will be at 1:00PM Eastern Time.

Kansas Wesleyan helmet NEWindiana wesleyan helmet faceThe (5) INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS will host the (10) KANSAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY COYOTES. The Wildcats are the champions of the Mid-States Conference’s Mideast Division. The Coyotes received an At-Large Bid. 

Kickoff will be at 1:00PM Eastern Time.

Keiser SeahawksReinhardt U Eagles helmetThe (6) REINHARDT UNIVERSITY EAGLES (should be the Rottweilers) will host the (12) KEISER UNIVERSITY SEA HAWKS. The Eagles are champions of the Mid-South Conference’s Appalachian Division. The Sea Hawks are champions of the Mid-South Conference’s Sun Division.

Kickoff will be at 12:00 Noon Eastern Time.

Southwestern College Moundbuilders NEWMarian Knights helmet newThe (7) MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS will host the (9) SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE MOUNDBUILDERS. The Knights received an At-Large Bid. The Moundbuilders are champions of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Kickoff will be at 1:00PM Eastern Time. 

saint-xavier-cougars-helmet-newConcordia_MIThe (8) CONCORDIA (MI) CARDINALS will host the (11) SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY COUGARS. The Cardinals received an At-Large Bid. The Cougars are champions of the Mid-States Conference’s Midwest Division.

Kickoff will be at 1:00PM Eastern Time.

Many helmets courtesy of Nationalchamps.net. 

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