The Susquehanna University Football team earned a playoff spot in the Centennial-MAC Bowl Series and will face Albright College Saturday afternoon in one of the two bowl games conducted between the two conferences. The game will be Saturday afternoon at Albright in Reading.
Susquehanna (7-3 overall, 6-3 Centennial) defeated Juniata to finish the regular season and took third place in the final Centennial Conference standings. Johns Hopkins (9-1, 8-1) earned the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament and Franklin and Marshall (9-1, 8-1) finished in a tie for first but lost a tie-breaker with the Blue Jays to finish second in the standings.
Tickets for the game will be $5 for adults and $2 for students. Children under six and any Special Olympics athletes will be admitted free of charge.
Delaware Valley (10-0 overall, 9-0 MAC) won the automatic bid for the MAC and Albright (8-2, 7-2) finished in a tie for second in the conference standings with Widener University (7-3, 7-2) but a head-to-head win for Albright gave the Lions the higher seed in the Bowl Series.
Albright leads the all-time series 23-20-1 and dominated the early games going 17-1-1 in the first 19 meetings. Susquehanna then turned the tables and won the next 13 consecutive matchups from 1982-94. Since then, the series is tied at 6-6 with Susquehanna winning in the most recent game with a 24-21 win in 2006.