Campus News Release
Grizzlies at Adrian College in NCAA Division III Football Playoffs
Release date: November 12, 2012Franklin College will travel to Adrian College (Mich.) in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Division III football playoffs.
The Heartland Conference champion Grizzlies (8-2 overall) making their fifth appearance in six years in the NCAA tournament will visit the Bulldogs (9-1) on Saturday, Nov. 17.
Kickoff is set for noon EST.
Fans may follow the game the following ways.
WFCI's Griz Radio Broadcast on WFCI 89.5 FM
WFCI's Griz Radio Broadcast:
Adrian's Video Broadcast:
Adrian's Audio Broadcast:
Live Statistics and Play-by-Play:
Franklin College fans may purchase general admission tickets just prior to the contest. Ticket gates at Performance Stadium will open at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are priced at $8 each for adults and $5 each for senior citizens, children age 3 - 12 and students with a valid I.D. Ticket sales will be limited to Adrian's season ticket holders and campus community prior to Saturday morning.
The stadium main gate will open at 10:30 a.m. Parking will be available in the Dawson lot for $5 per vehicle beginning at 9 a.m. All parking is on first-come, first-served basis.
Adrian, which captured the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association title and an automatic bid, will be hosting a NCAA playoff game for the first time.
Other first-round games in the Grizzlies' bracket include No. 1 seed Mary Hardin-Baylor (10-0) hosting Louisiana College (8-2); Cortland State (8-1) hosting Framington State (10-1); and Wesley (8-1) hosting Mount Ida (8-2).
The NCAA Committee selected teams based on conference results and competition within an institution's respective evaluation region.
2012 NCAA Division III Football Playoffs Interactive Bracket