November 14, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — The 9-1 DePauw Tigers open NCAA Division III Football Championship play at home against 10-0 Trine University on Saturday, November 20. Kickoff from Blackstock Stadium is set for Noon.
DePauw earned automatic qualification into the 32-team Division III field for the second straight year and second overall after winning the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championship. The Tigers lost at Thomas More by a 49-39 score in last year's opening round.
Trine of Angola, Ind., won the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and is making its third straight appearance. The Thunder are 1-2 in postseason play after picking up a first round win over Case Western Reserve last year.
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