Cowboys To Host Mary Hardin-Baylor in NCAA Football Playoffs

Cowboys To Host Mary Hardin-Baylor in NCAA Football Playoffs
ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' football team will have a rematch with conference rival Mary Hardin-Baylor in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Football playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 21 at noon at Shelton Stadium.

Tickets will go on sale at the Mabee Complex on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. All spectators will be required to buy a ticket, no passes will be accepted. Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $4 for students. You can purchase your tickets in the HSU Athletic office or reserve them over the phone at (325) 670-1282.

Both teams are 9-1 going into the game and they were part of a three-way American Southwest Conference tie for the championship with East Texas Baptist. HSU won the first meeting between the two teams 29-26 on Oct. 31 in Abilene.

This will mark the fourth straight time the two teams have played in the first round of the playoffs, joining 2004, 2006 and 2008. The 2004 game was in Abilene and the other two games in Belton. UMHB won the previous three playoff matchups.

This marks the Cowboys seventh trip to the NCAA Division III playoffs. HSU is 4-6 all-time in the playoffs.

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