ATLANTA—The 2011 NCAA Division II football playoff pairings were announced today with one Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference team, Albany State University, earning a berth in the postseason.

The Golden Rams moved to No. 6 in NCAA Super Region Two and will travel to play the No. 3 North Greenville on Saturday, November 19th at 12 noon.

The winner will travel to play the No. 2 Mars Hill, who has a bye in the opening round, on Saturday, November 26th at 12 noon.

Albany State finished the regular season with an 8-3 overall record, 6-1 in the SIAC, and won the SIAC east division but came up short in their bid for a second straight SIAC title, losing to Miles in  Saturday’s SIAC Championship game.

This will be the 13th playoff appearance in the program’s history including their eighth consecutive appearance, all of which have come under Head Coach Mike White.

Other playoff teams in the region include Delta State, West Alabama, and North Alabama. The winner of Super Region Two will advance to the semifinals on December 10th with a berth to the national championship game on the line. The NCAA Division II National Championship game will take place December 17th at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama at 11 a.m. (EST) and will be televised live on ESPNU.


Ben Baxter
Assistant Commissioner for Communications & New Media
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC)
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