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Bulldogs Receive Playoff Berth After Capturing Their First CIAA Title

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(BOWIE, Md.) The Bowie State University football team received a berth into the NCAA Division II Super Region 2 playoffs for the second consecutive season on Sunday, a day after the Bulldogs captured their first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) title. The Bulldogs (9-2) will face the Tigers of West Alabama University (8-3) next Saturday at 1 p.m. in Bulldogs Stadium. Purchase your tickets.

CIAA Champs Group ShotIn 2017, Bowie State hosted Delta State in a NCAA playoff game, falling to the Statemen 45-35.

Bowie State is looking to continue a record-breaking season into post-season play. Before receiving a berth to the 2018 playoffs, the Bulldogs secured the CIAA championship victory, defeating Fayetteville State 30-10.

From the opening kick-off, the Bulldogs never looked back. Bowie State's Amir Hall won Nationwide Most Valuable Player with four total touchdowns with 180 yards passing and 139 yards rushing. Hall tied a CIAA Championship record three rushing touchdowns.

"It was a great accomplishment to win the CIAA Championship yesterday and put ourselves in position to host a D2 Region playoff again," said Bowie State head coach Damon Wilson.


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Friday, November 16th 2018 at 2:41PM
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