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UC in, WPU out….NAIA voters got it wrong

William Penn University (Iowa) will be sitting at home this postseason with one loss, while two teams get the nod with three losses.

With the announcement of the NAIA Championship Series qualifiers there are teams excited to play next week, while others may feel they got snubbed. I am not one that will spend a lot of time saying the NAIA gets things wrong, but Sunday the voters got something wrong. I feel very confident behind my reasoning, but I can also understand why the NAIA voters did what it did.

Arguments will be made for Northwestern (Iowa) and Missouri Valley on why their season should continue on Saturday. The one team that has a legit argument to be in that was left out is William Penn (Iowa). The Statesmen finished the season 10-1 and will be sitting at home while six teams will be playing next weekend with two or more losses. The question came down to the final spot, would it be 10-1 William Penn or would 7-3 University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) make the necessary six spot jump to claim the final spot.

Let’s look at both of these teams. Continue reading

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Mid-States Football Association Preview – Nov. 13

William Penn is one of three teams that could be Mid-States Football Association Midwest League champions at the end of the day on Saturday

‘Tis the season. The Championship season that is. The NAIA Championship Series will officially kick off next week, but for some teams the postseason is now. Four games this week in the MSFA will decide postseason hopes for six of the teams involved. For most of these games it is pretty cut and dry – win you’re in, lose you’re done. While there will be a lot of question marks entering this weekend, one thing is for sure – It’s do or die week in the NAIA!

 

The season will end after this week for… Continue reading

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