Football - Sun, Nov. 11, 2012
The NAIA has announced the postseason football pairings.
No. 1 Georgetown College (10-0) will host No. 18 Bethel University (8-3) in the
NAIA Football Championship Series First Round. The two Mid-South Conference
foes were the league's respective divisional champions and played back on Sept.
29. Georgetown picked up the 63-21 win.
Kickoff is set for 3:30 pm Saturday at Toyota Stadium on
iHigh Field. Fox College Sports will broadcast the game.
Tickets will be sold Tuesday-Friday outside the cafeteria
from 11 am-1:30 pm for regular season prices - $15 for chair backs, $12 for bleacher backs and $10
for general admission. General public can purchase tickets at the same price through Thursday, but the price doubles on Friday. Day of the game, prices will double for everyone.
Present a G-Card and purchase general admission tickets for a discounted rate of $5.
GC is 7-0 against the Wildcats all-time. The win this
season marked coaches Bill Cronin's, Craig Mullins', Bruce Owens', Steve Hill's
and Marty Park's 150th with the Orange & Black.
"Bethel is a very good team," Cronin said. "They started
the season as No. 11 in the nation, went 2-2 early on trying to find a rhythm
under first-year head coach Chris Elliot. They left here 2-3 and finished the
season on six-straight wins.
"I expect it to be a great game and a tough first round
In those six games, BU beat Faulkner - which jumped in
and out of the rankings this season - and Cumberland University - which finished
rank No. 20 and just on the outside of being a fourth MSC playoff team.
No. 7 University of the Cumberlands (9-1) will host
MidAmerica Nazarene (8-2) in a noon contest.