Chadron State earns third seed

CHADRON – The season isn't over for the Chadron State College football team.

The Eagles, who defeated Colorado School of Mines 20-14 in a snowstorm Saturday, are the third seed in Super Region 4 of the NCAA Division II Playoffs and will host sixth seed West Texas A&M this Saturday at Elliott Field.

Kickoff is set for noon. Tickets will go on sale Tuesday with information on how to purchase them following.

The Eagles, 9-2 overall and 8-1 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, are making their eighth appearance in the D-II playoffs and their first since 2008. Chadron State is 4-10 all-time in playoff games.

West Texas A&M finished the regular season with a 9-2 record, including a 7-1 mark in the Lone Star Conference.

The two teams last met in the 2006 playoffs in Chadron. The Eagles won, 43-17.

No. 1 Colorado State University-Pueblo earned the top seed in Super Region 4, while Ashland is the second seed. The winner between Chadron State and West Texas A&M will play at Ashland on Saturday, Nov. 24.

CSU-Pueblo will play the winner of Indianapolis vs. Midwestern State on Nov. 24, as well.

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