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Blue Raider Football team faces Baker in NAIA quarterfinals

NAIA's remaining eight teams play quarterfinal in four different sites Saturday, November 26, 2016
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By Charles Balcom
Sports news from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, Ky. - The Lindsey Wilson football team is headed to Baker (KS) for the NAIA Football Championship Series Playoff Quarterfinals as the national office released the pairings on Sunday.

The game between the Blue Raiders and Wildcats will take place on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Liston Stadium, 115 Fremont Street, Baldwin City, Kansas with a game time to be determined.

The eighth-ranked Blue Raiders (11-1) secured a spot in the quarterfinal round after defeating No. 10-ranked Grand View (Iowa) 34-27 in overtime at Blue Raider Stadium on Saturday.

Baker (12-0) advanced to the final eight after beating No. 13 Sterling (Kan.) 44-21.

It marks the first-ever matchup on the football field for Lindsey Wilson and Baker.

In the other quarterfinal games, top-ranked Marian (IN) hosts No. 9 Eastern Oregon, No. 3 Reinhardt (GA) hosts No. 6 Montana Tech and No. 4 St. Francis (IN) hosts No. 5 Morningside (Iowa).

This story was posted on 2016-11-20 12:19:43
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