Teams battled each other, the rain, wind, and cold in afternoon pool play games at Ashton Brosnaham Park in Pensacola, Florida.
Defending women’s champion UCF Check on It needed overtime to get past a tough Texas State squad 12-6. Bianca Lagos scored in OT then the UCF defense held Texas State out of the end zone on its possession for the win. UCF’s Tati DeAraujo hit Kaitlin O’Hara with a TD pass in regulation and Jayme Prinz and Breonia Fowler connected for Texas State’s touchdown. Both teams will advance to the women’s championship playoffs that begin Saturday morning.
The Angelo State women won their pool with a 20-0 shutout of Howard. And, FAMU finished pool play 2-0 after its 36-0 shutout of Cumberland.
1:30 pm Pool Play Games
M: Valdosta State 37, UCF 18
M: Bloomsburg 33, Auburn Univ Montgomery 7
M: Angelo State 20, USF 13
M: SE Missouri St 19, West Florida 18
W: Wayne State 25, West Florida 6
W: UCF 12, Texas State 6 (OT)
W: Angelo State 20, Howard 0
W: Southern 26, Central Connecticut State 0
W: Tennessee Tech 14, Florida 6
W: Florida A&M 36, Cumberland 0