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The Hampden-Sydney/Randolph-Macon game always draws a crowd. This year it’s also a winner-take-all game for the ODAC title.
Hampden-Sydney athletics photo
If you’ve never been affiliated with a school that has an intense, no-love-lost rivalry, you’re missing out on one of the sweeter things in life. Because when game time comes, there’s something absolutely all-consuming about how you feel about your team and what you’d like to do to those on the “other team.”
Many teams will be feeling that this weekend, capping the season against their archrival. And if the playoffs are not on the horizon, Week 11 can spell one last chance to make the season memorable by taking home the Bridge Bowl Trophy or Monon Bell or Cortaca Jug or Regents Cup or any of the many other prizes out there.
This week highlights the rivalries, but there’s more to this week than that. With Selection Sunday coming up, there’s so much to play for.
Here’s what Pat, Keith and Ryan have to say about that:
Alfred · Baldwin-Wallace · Bethel · Bridgewater (Va.) · Catholic · Chapman · Cortland State · Hampden-Sydney · Hardin-Simmons · Heidelberg · Huntingdon · Iowa Wesleyan · Ithaca · John Carroll · Kalamazoo · Louisiana College · Maryville · Merchant Marine · Millsaps · Mount St. Joseph · Mount Union · Olivet · Randolph-Macon · Rhodes · Rowan · St. Lawrence · TCNJ · Thomas More · UW-Oshkosh · UW-Platteville · Wesley
Hardin-Simmons wasn’t a threat to Linfield, Willamette or UMHB but crushed Texas Lutheran.
Hardin-Simmons athletics photo
So let’s see, John Carroll beat Heidelberg, handily, and Wittenberg handled Wabash. Meanwhile, Hardin-Simmons delivered a reality check to Texas Lutheran and Wesley beat a D-I FCS team. (You know, the level known as Division I-AA.) Did John Carroll play its way into the playoffs? Or perhaps we should give them more than just lip service next week vs. Mount Union. Keith talks about what he saw when he watched the John Carroll-Heidelberg game.
Keith and Pat look at the remaining 10 automatic bids and what it will take to win them. Plus a long look at Pool B and another long look at Pool C. That and (more…)
Alfred · Bethel · Bowdoin · Brockport State · Case Western Reserve · Centre · Colby · Concordia-Moorhead · Cortland State · Framingham State · Gallaudet · Heidelberg · Illinois College · Illinois Wesleyan · John Carroll · Linfield · Millsaps · Mount Union · North Central (Ill.) · Pacific Lutheran · Rowan · St. John's · St. Thomas · TCNJ · Texas Lutheran · Thiel · Thomas More · Trinity (Conn.) · UW-Oshkosh · UW-Platteville · UW-Whitewater · Wabash · Washington U. · Wesley · Wesleyan · Westminster (Pa.) · Wheaton (Ill.) · Wittenberg
Josh Yoder has the Linfield offense clicking as well as the Wildcats have their defense clicking.
Linfield athletics photo
Mount Union answered a big challenge on Saturday but that was not the only question we had this week, nor was it the only question you had this week either. So when we put out the call for questions, we got a lot of interest in regional rankings, some questions about specific teams and some about potential at-large bids. Plus we talked about the other key Top 25 games and (more…)
Alfred · Allegheny · Bethel · Birmingham-Southern · Concordia-Moorhead · Gallaudet · Heidelberg · Hobart · Illinois College · Illinois Wesleyan · Ithaca · LaGrange · Linfield · Loras · Louisiana College · Mary Hardin-Baylor · Mount Union · North Central (Ill.) · Rhodes · Salisbury · Texas Lutheran · UW-Platteville · UW-Whitewater · Wabash · Wartburg · Willamette · Wittenberg