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Go Generals!: Undefeated Football Team Faces Thomas More in NCAA Tournament

— by on November 20th, 2015

Undefeated Football Team Faces Thomas More in NCAA Tournament

Washington and Lee will travel to Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky, for a first-round playoff game in the 2015 Division III football championship on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 12:00 p.m.

Thomas More carries a 10-0 record and received an automatic bid from the Presidents’ Athletic Conference. The Saints are ranked ninth in the D3football.com poll and average 50.5 points per game.

W&L completed its first perfect regular season (10-0) in 54 years and is the recipient of an automatic berth from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. W&L is ranked 17th in the D3football.com poll and averages 39.6 points per outing.

The winner of the first-round contest will take on the winner of a match-up between Wabash (10-0) and Albion (9-1) on November 28.

W&L and Thomas More met in a 2010 NCAA Tournament first round contest and the Saints claimed a 42-14 victory. The Generals are making their fourth appearance in the NCAA Tournament and carry an 0-3 overall record. W&L fell to Hobart (38-20) in its last NCAA appearance during the 2012 season.

The livestream broadcast of the game be shown on campus at 12:00 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater of Elrod Commons. Members of the W&L community are invited to attend and may bring their own non-alcoholic beverages and snacks.

Fans can also follow the action online, on WLUR and via live stats.

For more information, visit the W&L Athletics website.