UMHB football to host Wheaton in NCAA Quarterfinals this Saturda - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

UMHB football to host Wheaton in NCAA Quarterfinals this Saturday

BELTON, TX (KXXV) -

For the second time since moving into Crusader Stadium four years ago, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team will play host to an NCAA Division III National Championships Quarterfinal game. The Cru will welcome Wheaton College to Crusader Stadium for a 12:00 PM kickoff this Saturday with a berth in the National Semifinals on the line.

UMHB improved to 12-0 overall and advanced to the Quarterfinal Round of the postseason for the 10th time in program history with a 27-10 victory over Linfield College on Saturday. Wheaton improved to 11-1 overall and advanced with a 31-14 victory at conference rival North Central last Saturday. The Thunder qualified for the playoffs as the runner-up from the Collegiate Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. This will be the first meeting between UMHB and Wheaton on the football field. The winner of the UMHB/Wheaton game will advance to the National Semifinals to take on the winner of the Mount Union/Alfred Quarterfinal contest.

Tickets will go on sale to previous season ticket holders on Wednesday, November 30th, with the ticket windows open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Previous season ticket holders may also purchase tickets from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Thursday, December 1st. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, December 2nd. The ticket windows will be open from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM on Friday. Online ticket sales will be available to previous season ticket holders on Wednesday and will open up to the general public on Friday morning. If purchased in advance, reserved seats are $10, general admission tickets are $8 and student tickets are $4. The Crusader Stadium ticket windows will open at 10:00 AM on game day. Game day ticket prices are $12 for reserved seats, $10 for general admission and $4 for students.

  • Mart coach's success inspired by deaf parents

    Mart coach's success inspired by deaf parents

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 10:48 AM EST2017-12-13 15:48:32 GMT

    Kevin Hoffman, the coach of a Mart Panthers football team that's making so much noise in the playoffs, draws his inspiration from a largely silent childhood.

    More >>

    Kevin Hoffman, the coach of a Mart Panthers football team that's making so much noise in the playoffs, draws his inspiration from a largely silent childhood.

    More >>
  • No. 1 UMHB falls to No. 2 Mount Union in Stagg Bowl 12-0

    No. 1 UMHB falls to No. 2 Mount Union in Stagg Bowl 12-0

    Friday, December 15 2017 10:14 PM EST2017-12-16 03:14:58 GMT
    (Source: UMHB)(Source: UMHB)
    Top ranked Mary Hardin Baylor traveled to Salem, Virginia to face Mount Union in the Division III NCAA Football National Championship. The Cru won their first-ever DIII Football Championship last season in a defensive slugfest against Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and Friday’s match-up against the Purple Raiders was no different. The Cru came into the game riding a 29 game win streak, but that was put to an end by Mount Union who defeated the Cru 12-0. At the break, Mount Union took the 3...More >>
    Top ranked Mary Hardin Baylor traveled to Salem, Virginia to face Mount Union in the Division III NCAA Football National Championship. The Cru won their first-ever DIII Football Championship last season in a defensive slugfest against Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and Friday’s match-up against the Purple Raiders was no different. The Cru came into the game riding a 29 game win streak, but that was put to an end by Mount Union who defeated the Cru 12-0. At the break, Mount Union took the 3...More >>
  • Louisiana Homecoming at Nicholls State

    Louisiana Homecoming at Nicholls State

    Friday, December 15 2017 5:00 PM EST2017-12-15 22:00:31 GMT
    (Source: KXXV)(Source: KXXV)
    No. 6/6 Baylor women’s basketball heads to Louisiana for a matchup at Nicholls State on Monday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. (CT) in Thibodaux, La. The game will be broadcast by Eleven Sports with Garrett Walvoord (play-by-play) and Jordy Hultberg (analyst) calling the action. To see if your cable package includes Eleven Sports, visit www.elevensportsusa.com/where-to-watch/. Monday’s nonconference finale is an opportunity for head coach Kim Mulkey (Hammond, La.), junior All-America...More >>
    No. 6/6 Baylor women’s basketball heads to Louisiana for a matchup at Nicholls State on Monday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. (CT) in Thibodaux, La. The game will be broadcast by Eleven Sports with Garrett Walvoord (play-by-play) and Jordy Hultberg (analyst) calling the action. To see if your cable package includes Eleven Sports, visit www.elevensportsusa.com/where-to-watch/. Monday’s nonconference finale is an opportunity for head coach Kim Mulkey (Hammond, La.), junior All-America...More >>
Powered by Frankly