Purple Raider Football Team Departs for Salem, Virginia
May 10, 2010
A send-off for the Mount Union College football team was held at the Wable-Harter Building on Wednesday, December 12 prior to the departure of the team at 6 p.m.
The team left for Salem, Virginia to play in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl for the NCAA Division III National Championship against Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday, December 15. The game will be televised at 4 p.m. on ESPN.
Fans gathered near the buses to see the team off. Similar sendoffs have helped launch successful bids in 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005 and 2006.