Lenoir-Rhyne and Wingate Bring Home Victories, Will Meet in Second Round of DII Championship Next Week

Lenoir-Rhyne and Wingate Bring Home Victories, Will Meet in Second Round of DII Championship Next Week

Football Advances Past Florida Tech in NCAA Playoffs; Will Host Wingate Next Saturday

HICKORY, N.C. – The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team extended its winning streak to 11 straight with a 43-21 win over Florida Tech in the opening round of the 2018 Division II NCAA Playoffs. The LR defense forced six turnovers and the offense held the ball for nearly 40 minutes as the Bears advance to take on Wingate in the Second Round. FULL RECAP

Wingate knocks off #10 West Georgia in play-off opener for seventh straight win

Carrolton, Ga.----The Wingate University Bulldogs scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns Saturday afternoon, rallying for a 41-31 NCAA Division II play-off victory over the 10th-ranked University of West Georgia Wolves at Ra-Lin Field on the UWG campus. Bulldog redshirt freshman quarterback Shaw Crocker threw for two scores to freshman wide receiver Jalen Brooks, including the game-winner with 10:38 to go. FULL RECAP