Monday, December 12, 2022

Stagg Bowl Set


written by STEVE ULRICH
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1.  Stagg Bowl Set

photo by Steve Woltmann

It will be North Central (Ill.) versus Mount Union in the Stagg Bowl in Annapolis, Md. on Friday at 7 p.m.

The Cardinals - who won the Stagg Bowl in 2019 - outscored Mary Hardin-Baylor, 28-0, in the second half to roll past The Cru, 49-14.

The Purple Raiders - who have won 13 Stagg Bowl titles with the last coming in 2017 - scored the game-winning touchdown with :31 remaining to down Wartburg, 34-31.


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2.  Split Decision



The No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in DIII women's ice hockey split a pair of decisions last week- leaving open the question of who should be top-ranked this week?

Gustie GK Kaitlyn McCoy was outstanding on Wednesday night, turning away all 32 shots she faced as Gustavus Adolphus posted a 2-0 shutout over UW-River Falls. 

Falcon GK Sami Miller made 26 saves in returning the favor on Saturday, as UWRF blanked Gustavus, 3-0. 

The Gusties are 11-1 overall, while the Falcons are 9-2.


3. Student-Athlete Leadership Forum

Registration for the Student-Athlete Leadership Forum, via Program Hub, opens on Dec. 5 at 8:00 a.m. and closes Jan. 13 at 5 p.m. Eastern time. 

The forum, April 13-16 in Baltimore, is a program that serves as a transformational opportunity for student-athletes and administrators to build a leadership toolkit and develop vital self-awareness which will allow them to realize their potential. Division III institutions in Region 1 may submit nominations based on a first-come, first-served basis. Each eligible school within the designated region can send up to two student-athletes and one administrator.

For the April 2023 forum, Division III institutions in Region 1 are eligible for nomination. For a list of Region 1 states, go here. For more information, click here.


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4. Upcoming Events

13 - Championships Committee
15 - Convention Planning Subcommittee
15 - Membership Committee
16 - Football Championship, Annapolis Md.
21 - Interpretations and Legislative Committee


5.  Lightning Round 



  • Grinnell men's basketball set a NCAA single-game record by attempting 111 three-point field goals in its 124-67 victory against Emmaus Bible. Every field goal attempt was from behind the arc.
  • Hive Ransomware Group is claiming responsibility for disruptions at Knox College, a private nonprofit institution in Illinois The Register-Mail reported.

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