Thursday, November 19, 2009

Catch SXU Cougars Football Live! In Person or Online Saturday, Nov. 21

11-0 Cougars play McKendree University (Ill.) at SXU in first round 2009 NAIA Championship Series game

Chicago (Nov. 19, 2009) Come out and support the 11-0 Saint Xavier University Football team against McKendree University (Ill.) in the Cougars’ first-round 2009 NAIA Championship Series match up. The game is at 1 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 21 at the Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field on the Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St. Tickets are $10.

For the first time in Saint Xavier Football history, a Cougars postseason game will be available live online. Kickoff for Saturday’s gridiron match-up is at 1 p.m. (central) with a pre-game show scheduled for 12:30 p.m. College Fanz Sports Network will provide the video stream broadcasting for game day.

Saint Xavier brings a perfect 11-0 overall record into Saturday’s postseason game and went 7-0 in league play to capture its first MSFA Mideast League title in the program’s 17-year history. The Cougars rank No. 3 in total offense per game (519.4 yards per game) and No. 4 nationally in scoring offense (48.5 points per game). Defensively, Saint Xavier is tough as well with the team ranked No. 9 in total defense per game (263.2 yards allowed per game) and No. 11 in scoring defense (16.1 points allowed per game).

McKendree University sits at 9-1 overall and is currently riding a nine-game win streak. The Bearcats are averaging 34.1 points per game and boast the No. 2 scoring defense in the NAIA allowing just 11.4 points per game to their opposition. McKendree has a powerful rushing attack that is ranked fifth in the nation averaging 248.1 yards per game on the ground.

Online or in person, don’t miss this great opportunity to see the Cougars take their first step toward winning a national championship!



Jay Foot, Executive Director of Media Relations
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