American International to Host Stonehill in Northeast-10 Football Championship


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 9, 2013

Northeast-10 Conference announces its
2013 Football Championship Weekend matchups

SOUTH EASTON, Mass. – American International College and Stonehill College will meet in next weekend's Northeast-10 Conference Football Championship game, as both programs posted matching 8-1 league records to earn a share of the 2013 Northeast-10 regular-season title.

American Int'l (8-2, 8-1 NE-10) will host the title game at Ronald J. Abdow Field in Springfield, Mass. on Saturday, November 16 at 2:00 p.m., having defeated Stonehill (8-2, 8-1 NE-10) back on October 5, 31-10.

The Northeast-10 title game can be viewed online free of charge at northeast10.tv. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $6 for seniors and youths, and $2 for students from Northeast-10 with valid identification.

American Int'l officially clinched its right to host the 2013 Northeast-10 Championship with its 33-14 win over Southern Connecticut State University on Saturday afternoon.

American Int'l will be making its second straight appearance in the Northeast-10 Championship, as the Yellow Jackets fell to the University of New Haven, 37-12, in last year's inaugural conference title game.

The Stonehill-American Int'l will be one of five contests to take place next Saturday as part of the Northeast-10's Football Championship Weekend.

In other action, third-seeded New Haven (7-3, 7-2 NE-10) will host fourth-seeded Assumption College (6-4, 6-3 NE-10) at DellaCamera Stadium at 12:00 p.m.

The other contests will feature fifth-seeded Merrimack College (6-4, 5-4 NE-10) hosting eighth-seeded So. Connecticut (3-7, 3-6 NE-10) at 1:00 p.m., sixth-seeded Bentley University (5-5, 4-5 NE-10) hosting ninth-seeded Saint Anselm College (1-9, 1-8 NE-10) at 12:00 p.m., and seventh-seeded LIU Post (4-6, 3-6 NE-10) hosting 10th-seeded Pace University (0-10, 0-9 NE-10) at 12:00 p.m.

The Northeast-10 Conference is an association of 15 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that is committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 6,000 student-athletes. Each year, 4,000 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 23 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.

2013 Northeast-10 Football Championship Weekend - Saturday, Nov. 16
Northeast-10 Championship Game
#2 Stonehill at #1 American International – 2:00 p.m.

Additional Matchups
#4 Assumption at #3 New Haven – 12:00 p.m.
#8 So. Connecticut at #5 Merrimack – 1:00 p.m.
#9 Saint Anselm at #6 Bentley – 12:00 p.m.
#10 Pace at #7 LIU Post – 12:00 p.m.  

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