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2014 NCAA Division III football season

The 2014 NCAA Division III football season, play of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division III level, was the most recent season of NCAA Division III football. The season began on September 4 and concluded on December 19 with title game of the NCAA Division III Football Championship. Wisconsin–Whitewater won their sixth Division III title with a 43–34 win over Mount Union at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. This was the ninth time in ten seasons that Mount Union and Wisconsin–Whitewater met in the title game.[1]

Teams

A list of Division III teams can be viewed on the D3football website.[2]

Conference summaries

Conference Champions
  • American Southwest Conference – Mary Hardin–Baylor (9–0, 4–0)
  • Centennial Conference – Johns Hopkins (9–0, 8–0)
  • College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin – Wheaton (IL) (9–0, 6–0)
  • Eastern Collegiate Football Conference – Husson (8–2, 7–0)
  • Empire 8 Conference – Ithaca (7–2, 6–2)
  • Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference – Franklin (7–0, 7–2)
  • Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Wartburg (9–0, 6–0)
  • Liberty League – Hobart (9–0, 6–0)
  • Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference – Framingham State (10–1, 8–0)
  • Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Adrian (8–3, 5–1)
  • Middle Atlantic Conference – Widener (12–0, 9–0)
  • Midwest Conference – Macalester (9–2, 5–0)
  • Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Saint John's (MN) (10–2, 7–1)
  • New England Football Conference – MIT (8–3, 7–0)
  • New England Small College Athletic Conference – Amherst (8–0, 8–0)
  • New Jersey Athletic Conference – Morrisville State (9–2, 6–1), Montclair State (8–2, 6–1), and Rowan (7–4, 6–1)
  • North Coast Athletic Conference – Wittenberg (8–1, 8–0)
  • Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference – Wisconsin Lutheran (7–3, 5–1)
  • Northwest Conference – Linfield (10–1, 6–1)
  • Ohio Athletic Conference – Mount Union (12–0, 9–0)
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference – Hampden–Sydney (7–4, 5–2)
  • Presidents' Athletic Conference – Washington & Jefferson (9–0, 7–0)
  • Southern Athletic Association – Centre (10–1, 6–0)
  • Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Chapman (7–1, 6–0)
  • Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference – Texas Lutheran (8–1, 2–0)
  • University Athletic Association – Chicago (8–1, 3–0)
  • Upper Midwest Athletic Conference – St. Scholastica (10–0, 9–0)
  • USA South Athletic Conference – Christopher Newport (8–2, 6–1)
  • Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Wisconsin–Whitewater (9–0, 6–0)

Headlines

  • October 18
    • Lance Leipold, head coach at Wisconsin–Whitewater, sets an all-divisions NCAA record for the fewest games required to reach 100 career wins, doing so in his 106th career game, a 52–3 blowout of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. The previous record was set by Hall of Fame coach Gil Dobie, who reached the 100-win mark in his 108th game at Cornell in 1921.[3]

Playoffs

Playoff bracket

First Round
November 22
Campus Sites
  Second Round
November 29
Campus Sites
  Quarterfinals
December 6
Campus Sites
  Semifinals
December 13
Campus Sites
  National Championship Game
December 19
                                   
 Wisconsin–Whitewater* 55  
 Macalester 2      Wisconsin–Whitewater* 38  
 Wabash* 33    Wabash 14  
 Franklin 14        Wisconsin–Whitewater* 37  
 Saint John's (MN)* 35        Wartburg 33  
 St. Scholastica 7      St. John's (MN) 10
 Wartburg* 37    Wartburg* 21  
 St. Thomas (MN) 31        Wisconsin–Whitewater* 20  
 Widener* 36        Linfield 14  
 Muhlenberg 35      Widener* 37  
 Delaware Valley* 26    Christopher Newport 27  
 Christopher Newport 29        Widener* 7
 Linfield* 55        Linfield 45  
 Chapman 24      Linfield 31
 Mary Hardin–Baylor* 27    Mary Hardin–Baylor* 28  
 Texas Lutheran 20        Wisconsin-Whitewater 43
 Wesley* 52        Mount Union 34
 Hampden–Sydney 7      Wesley* 59  
 Husson* 20    MIT 0  
 MIT 27*        Wesley* 41  
 Johns Hopkins* 24        Hobart 13  
 Rowan 16      Johns Hopkins 21
 Hobart* 22    Hobart* 24  
 Ithaca 15        Wesley 21
 Wheaton (IL)* 43        Mount Union* 70  
 Benedictine (IL) 14      Wheaton (IL)* 12  
 John Carroll* 63    John Carroll 14  
 Centre 28        John Carroll 28
 Wittenberg* 25        Mount Union* 36  
 Washington & Jefferson 41      Washington & Jefferson 0
 Mount Union* 63    Mount Union* 67  
 Adrian 3  

Home team    † Overtime    Winner

See also

References

  1. ^ 2014 Division III football schedule - D3football
  2. ^ "Division III Team Pages", D3football.com. Retrieved December 19, 2014.
  3. ^ "Lance Leipold fastest to 100 wins". ESPN.com. October 18, 2014. Retrieved October 19, 2014.