Above / With cheers and player-signed footballs, Navy Veteran Pablo Araya and Marine Veteran Nadia Baran joined freshman football player Jake Figurksi and SVA leader Julie Carballo to celebrate a perfect season of victories for North Central College on Nov. 12. Next week, the Cardinals compete with the Ithaca College Bombers in the third game of the Division III playoffs.
Update, Nov. 26, 2022 / After its 28-7 victory in Game 2 of 2022 NCAA Division III Playoffs, North Central College Cardinals advance to Game 3 on Dec. 3. Stay tuned for details of time and place when the undefeated Cardinals match up in Game 3 against the Ithaca College Bombers.
Update, Nov. 19, 2022 / After its 50-0 victory in Game 1, North Central College Cardinals advance to Game 2 of the 2022 NCAA Division III Playoffs. Stay tuned beginning at 12PM Sat., Nov. 26, when the undefeated Cardinals again play at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, matching up in Game 2 against Carnegie Mellon University.
Originally Posted, Nov. 17, 2022 / Last Saturday, North Central College’s football team completed an undefeated regular season, the 16th College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin championship in program history, and received an automatic bid to the 2022 NCAA tournament.
The North Central Cardinals beat the Augustana Vikings 63-6. Way to go, Big Red!
The Cardinals are ranked #1 in the nation and will host a first-round playoff game at 12PM on Sat., Nov. 19, against the Lake Forest College Foresters.
Also last week, since the game fell one day after Veterans Day, North Central College took time out during half time to honor all servicemen and women during the school’s annual Veteran & Military Appreciation Day.
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Watch from Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium or Livestream
This Saturday, the North Central College Cardinals take on the Carnegie Mellon Tartans. Want to watch? Stream the game here.
Or put on some red and head to Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium to cheer on the Cardinals from the stands!