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Oberlin Promotes Jay Anderson As Head Football Coach

Oberlin College Delta Lodge Director of Athletics Natalie Winkelfoos announced the appointment of Jay Anderson as the school's head football coach. Anderson, who had been serving as the Yeomen's interim head coach since early December, was selected following an exhaustive national search that produced over 200 applicants.

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Oberlin Leads 8 NCAC Schools Ranked In Div. III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Fall Standings

Oberlin College currently sits in 40th to lead all North Coast Athletic Conference member institutions in the 2013-14 Div. III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup fall standings.

Five NCAC Football Players Named To D3football.Com All-America Squad

The North Coast Athletic Conference placed five football players on the 2013 D3football.com All-America Team, it was announced by the website prior to the 2013 Stagg Bowl.

15 NCAC Players Honored On D3football.com All-North Region Team

Led by five first-team selections, the NCAC had 15 total student-athletes selected to the 2013 D3football.com All-North Region team, announced by the website on December 9th.

Allegheny's Brad Burkely Named To Capital One Academic All-America Football Squad

Allegheny senior linebacker Brad Burkley (Latrobe, PA/Greater Latrobe) has been named a 2013 Division III Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American, becoming just the fifth player in program history to earn the honor. A Second Team selection, Burkley earned the award as per a vote of select college sports information directors from across the country.  To be eligible, a student-athlete must reach sophomore status academically, be a main contributor athletically, and maintain a 3.30 cumulative grade point average.

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NCAC Weekly Release (12-2-13) - Football

The first-ever meeting of NCAA Division III programs with 700 victories or more was close at half, but the Mount Union Purple Raiders pulled away from visiting Wittenberg in the second half to post a 56-21 victory over the Tigers in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Div. III Football Tournament.

Wittenberg Football Bows Out Of NCAA Tournament Following 56-21 Loss At Mount Union

The Wittenberg University football team saw its 2013 season come to a close on Saturday afternoon following a 56-21 loss against Mount Union in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Division III Football Tournament. The Tigers, who won their 12th NCAC title this fall with a 9-0 record against NCAC foes, finish the season with an overall record of 10-2.

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2013 NCAA Football Tournament Second Round - Audio Preview

Wittenberg and Mount Union, the only two NCAA Division III football programs with more than 700 wins all-time, are set to clash in the second round of the national tournament on Saturday November, 30th. In preparation for this weekend's action, Russell Kramer, NCAC Assistant Executive Director, caught up with Wittenberg head coach Joe Fincham to delve into his team's mindset heading into the second round match-up with Mount Union.

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NCAC Weekly Release (11-25-13) - Football

Playing their first NCAA Division III Tournament game on their home field since 2009, the Wittenberg Tigers turned in a dominating performance in a 59-17 victory over Lebanon Valley.

Wittenberg Tigers Advance in NCAA Football Tourney

Wittenberg turned in a dominating performance en route to a 59-17 victory over Lebanon Valley in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Division III Football Tournament. The win moved the Tigers, who improved to 10-1 on the season, into the Round of 16 for the third time in the last five years. Wittenberg will take on No. 1 ranked Mount Union, who advanced after topping Washington & Jefferson, 34-20, this afternoon.

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