The 20th-ranked Mules battled back-and-forth with fifth-ranked Harding for three quarters before running out of gas and falling on the road, 48-31, in the first round of the NCAA-II Playoffs. The Mules end their season at 9-3 overall with their first playoff appearance since 2010.
The Mules’ 9-3 season is the 10th straight winning season in program history and the 18th in the last 19 years. This was the first playoff appearance since 2010 and the third in school history. This was the Mules’ ninth postseason appearance overall, counting postseason bowl games and playoff appearances, and the fourth in head coach Jim Svoboda’s seven seasons.
The historic season of the Southwest Baptist University football team came to end on Saturday when the Bearcats fell to Colorado School of Mines 63-35.
SBU finishes their most successful season in program history with a 10-2 record, breaking numerous SBU and GLVC records along the way.