Defending Champs to Meet #1 Ranked Team

By KBJR News 1

November 24, 2011 Updated Nov 26, 2011 at 5:44 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The defending national champion UMD football team will play a second round NCAA tournament game on Saturday, taking on #1-ranked Colorado State-Pueblo.

The winner of Saturday's matchup is off to the Division II national quarterfinals, and, if all goes right for the Bulldogs, that game could be played in Duluth at Malosky Stadium.

UMD is currently ranked ninth in the nation at Division II, sporting a (10-2) record, and coming off a 30-27 overtime win in the first round of the playoffs.

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