The Washington University-St. Louis football team received a bid to the 2013 NCAA Division III Football Championship, the NCAA Committee announced Sunday. Washington University, takes on No. 20 ranked Franklin College Saturday at 11 a.m. (CT) in the first round.
Wash U. went 8-2 in the regular season, including a 3-0 record in the University Athletic Association (UAA). The Bears ended the season with seven-straight wins, their first regular-season seven-game win streak since 1948. Washington U. also won its second-straight and 10th UAA championship in school history.
The Grizzlies are making their fourth-straight and sixth overall appearance in the NCAA Championship, all coming in the last seven years.
Here’s a video from Washington’s athletic department showing the team’s reaction.