UMHB Set to Host Franklin in NCAA Second Round

Belton (November 18, 2012) -- The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team will get a Second Round home game in the NCAA Division III National Championships after receiving official notification from the NCAA Sunday afternoon. The Cru will play host to Franklin College in a 12:00 PM kickoff at Tiger Field in the first-ever meeting between the two teams. UMHB is 11-0 on the season and ranked 2nd in both national polls and advanced with a 59-20 victory over Louisiana College in a First Round game on Saturday. Franklin is 9-2 on the year and is ranked 16th ( and 20th (AFCA) in the country in the national polls. The Grizzlies are champions of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and advanced to the Second Round with a 42-10 opening round victory over Adrian (MI) on Saturday.

Tickets for Saturday’s game will go on sale to previous ticket holders on Tuesday, November 20th, from 2:00-6:00 PM at the ticket windows on the University Drive entrance to the Mayborn Campus Center. Tickets will go on sale to everyone on Wednesday, November 21st. from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM and then will not be available for purchase again until the ticket windows open at Tiger Field at 10:30 AM on Saturday. All reserved seat tickets are $8. General admission tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for students (ages 3-up) and seniors (ages 60-up). There are no complimentary admissions or passes for NCAA postseason events.

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