The Ouachita Baptist football team received its second NCAA Division II Playoff appearance in team history Sunday afternoon.
The Ouachita Baptist football team received its second NCAA Division II Playoff appearance in team history Sunday afternoon. The Tigers (9-2) earned the No. 5 seed in Super Region Three and will travel to fourth-seeded Ferris State (9-1).
Ouachita's strong finish to the season helped the team earn its first trip to the playoffs since 2014. The road game will serve as the first non-home playoff contest in team history.
The Tigers and Bulldogs are scheduled to kickoff at 11 a.m. (CT) in Big Rapids, Michigan next Saturday, Nov. 18. Information over tickets, live stats and video will be released soon.
Fort Hays State earned the top seed, in what many consider the toughest region, as well as a first round bye. The MIAA conference champions will face the winner of Ouachita and Ferris State.
Fellow GAC member Harding enters the regional as the No. 7 seed and will travel to second-seeded Indianapolis. Ashland and 2016 national champion Northwest Missouri State round out the regional as the second and sixth-seeded teams, respectively.
To view the NCAA Division II Playoff bracket in its entirety, visit www.ncaa.com/interactive-bracket/football/d2.