DePauw's First NCAA Football Appearance Set for Saturday

DePauw's First NCAA Football Appearance Set for Saturday

November 19, 2009





November 19, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw opens NCAA Division III Football Championship play when it travels to Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Ky., for a first-round game.

Kickoff from The Bank of Kentucky Field is set for noon EST. This marks DePauw's first NCAA postseason appearance.

Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students, senior citizens and children and will be available at the gate starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday. General parking will be $5.

313_03OCT0914204RF.JPGDePauw finished regular season play with a 7-2 record after last Saturday’s 32-19 home loss to 14th-ranked Wabash in the annual Monon Bell game.

The Tigers earned the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference’s automatic qualification into the Division III 32-team field after sharing the conference title with Millsaps, but holding the head-to-head tiebreaker.

Thomas More, ranked 10th in the latest American Football Coaches Association poll and 11th by, enters with a 10-0 record after Saturday’s 42-17 win over 17th-ranked Mount St. Joseph.

The Saints earned automatic qualification into the Division III Championship after winning the Presidents’ Athletic Conference title.

Saturday's game will be carried live by WGRE (91.5 FM) with live stats available here. A complete set of DePauw's game notes is also posted.


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