INDIANAPOLIS (November 15, 2015) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo football team earned the No. 4-seed in Super Regional Four and will host No. 5-seed University of Indianapolis, Nov. 21 in round one of the NCAA Division II Playoffs, in an announcement by the NCAA Sunday. The appearance marks the fifth straight for the ThunderWolves.
The Pack finished the season 10-1 overall, while their perfect 9-0 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference record marked the fifth consecutive conference title. The Greyhounds of UIndy went 10-1 overall, but went undefeated against Division II opponents. They are making their third postseason appearance in the last four seasons.
Saturday's game is set to start at 12 p.m. and will be a rematch of the second round game in 2012 when UIndy visited Pueblo, Colorado. The ThunderWolves won the game, 28-7.
Single-game tickets for the game will go on sale Tuesday at 12 p.m. at the Massari Arena Ticket Office or online at gothunderwolves.com.
Season ticket holders have until 12 p.m. Monday to purchase a two-game playoff pack and secure their seats for the playoffs.
The Massari Arena Box Office will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and on Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The ThunderBowl ticket office opens from 12-5:30 p.m. Friday and two hours before the game Saturday.
Tickets can also be purchased by calling (719) 549-2050 or online at gothunderwolves.com.
Tickets are $12 and $5 for students and ThunderHill.
Twelve first-round games will be conducted on the campus of one of the competing institutions. In addition, one team per super regional has earned a first-round bye, as an additional team has been added to each of the four super regions this season to make up the field of 28 teams.
The first-round winners will all advance to the second round with games on the campus of one of the competing institutions. Second-round winners will meet in the quarterfinals at various campus sites. Quarterfinal winners will advance to play in the semifinals on the campus of one of the competing institutions.
The ThunderWolves (5-3 all-time in Division II playoff games) defeated Minnesota State University, Mankato 13-0 in the 2014 national championship game to claim last year's NCAA title.
The championship game will be played December 19, at 4 p.m. Eastern time at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas and will be broadcast live on ESPN2 HD/ESPN3.com.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.