MCAC Playoff Football: (rv) Mesabi Range at Northland CTC

MCAC Playoff Football: (rv) Mesabi Range at Northland CTC

Thief River Falls, MN-

Mesabi Range College  (7-2 Overall / 4-1 West) heads west to Northland Community & Technical College (6-2 Overall / 5-0 West) for a MCAC semifinal showdown in Thief River Falls today.  Kickoff is set for 1:30pm. 
The  Norsemen - Pioneer matchup is a replay of last season's MCAC State championship game; Mesabi Range led at halftime 28-27, but fell to the Pioneers 68-35 in St. Cloud.  Both Mesabi Range and Northland went on to NJCAA bowl bids in 2017, with MRC losing to College of DuPage in the Red Grange Bowl by a 35-0 scoreline and Northland was dropped 55-14 by Ellsworth Community College (3-8 overall) at the opening game of the Graphic Edge Bowl in Iowa. 
Sunday's winner will advance to the 2018 MCAC State Championship game, to be held at St. Cloud State University and Husky Stadium.  
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About the Minnesota College Athletic Conference

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.