51 Collegiate Pool Play Games Completed Friday

Collegiate pool play took place Friday at the NIRSA National Championships in Pensacola, Florida.  51 teams began the day and 37 survived to advance to the championship playoffs beginning Saturday morning at 9:00 am CT.

In women’s play, defending national champion Central Florida, Florida A&M, Angelo State, and Autónoma de Nuevo León of Mexico finished the day undefeated and will be the top four seeds in the championship bracket.  Joining them are Howard, North Carolina A&T, Florida, Southern, Nebraska, and Georgia Southern.

Women’s Pool Play Scores
Angelo State 32, Prairie View 0
Angelo State 33, North Carolina A&T 18
North Carolina A&T 18, Prairie View 0
Florida A&M 13, Howard 12
Florida A&M 21, Texas State 0
Howard 28, Texas State 0
Autónoma de Nuevo León 32, Delaware State 12
Autónoma de Nuevo León 21, Florida 7
Florida 21, Southern 13
Southern 21, Delaware State 0
Central Florida 20, Georgia Southern 0
Central Florida 19, Nebraska 0
Nebraska 27, Tennessee Tech
Georgia Southern 21, Tennessee Tech 20

In men’s action, North Carolina A&T, Columbus State, Western Kentucky, Southern, Stephen F. Austin, and Florida A&M emerged undefeated and as the top seeds in the playoffs.  A dozen other teams will complete the 18-team championship field including reigning national champion Valdosta State.

Men’s Pool Play Scores
Air Force 28, Maryland 21 (OT)
Columbus State 32, Texas Southern 21
UT-San Antonio 44, Southern Miss 6
Florida A&M 28, Georgia College 6
North Carolina A&T 50, Southwestern 6
Loyola Marymount 39, North Georgia 6
Western Kentucky 21, West Florida 18
Valdosta State 27, Prairie View 8
Stephen F. Austin 18, Central Florida 13
Tennessee Tech 19, Western Oregon 14
Texas Southern 33, Maryland 13
Columbus State 27, Air Force 0
Rutgers 32, Texas A&M Kingsville 6
Southern 13, Kennesaw State 0
Florida A&M 19, UT-San Antonio 12
North Carolina A&T 39, Loyola Marymount 6
Western Kentucky 12, Valdosta State 7
West Florida 26, Prairie View 20
Stephen F. Austin 28, Tennessee Tech 25
Central Florida 21, Western Oregon 12
Georgia College 46, Southern Miss 14
Southwestern 32, North Georgia 26
Kennesaw State 34, Texas A&M Kingsville 12
Southern 27, Rutgers 20

Finally, in the co-rec division, Louisiana-Monroe, Nebraska, and Angelo State were unbeaten.  Joining them in the championship bracket are reigning champion Valdosta State, Georgia Southern, UCF, Mississippi State, Louisiana Tech, and Stephen F. Austin.

Co-Rec Pool Play Scores
Louisiana-Monroe 23, West Florida 0
Nebraska 65, Tennessee Tech 6
UCF 27, Mississippi State 0
Angelo State 18, Pensacola State 16
Louisiana-Monroe 22, Valdosta State 19
Georgia Southern 33, Tennessee Tech 30
Northwestern State 35, UCF 20
Louisiana Tech 34, Stephen F Austin 31
Valdosta State 42, West Florida 15
Nebraska 32, Georgia Southern 0
Mississippi State 27, Northwestern State 0
Angelo State 44, Louisiana Tech 38 (OT)
Stephen F. Austin 13, Pensacola State 11

Tournament play begins Saturday morning at 9:00 am.  The national championship games are set for Sunday with co-rec first at 10:30 am, women’s at 12 Noon, and men’s at 1:30 pm, all Central Time.  Championship games will be streamed live.  Watch this blog or our @NIRSAchamp social media feeds for the link to the coverage.

2018-01-05T19:16:17+00:00January 5, 2018|Categories: Flag Football, NIRSA Championship Series, Sports|

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