Send-off Planned for Mount Union College Football Team
December 17, 2009
A send-off for the Mount Union College football team will be held at the Wable-Harter Building on Wednesday, December 16 prior to the departure of the team at approximately 3 p.m. The Wable-Harter Building is located north of Mount Union Stadium.
The team will be heading for Salem, Virginia to play in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl for the NCAA Division III National Championship against the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday, December 19 at 11 a.m. The game will be broadcasted LIVE on television on ESPN2, ESPN2 HD and ESPN360.com and heard locally on the radio on WDPN 1310 AM and WRMU 91.1 FM, as well as ESPN 970 AM out of Ashtabula.
Fans are being encouraged to gather near the buses to see the team off. Similar sendoffs have helped launch successful bids for the national championship in 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2008.