#3 Shepherd Rams @ #1 California Vulcans
Adamson Stadium – California, PA
W 9 mph
Updated 12-01-2016 at 07:34 AM by Raymond Franze
NCAA Division II Football National Quarterfinal
Super Region 1 Championship
#3 Shepherd Rams (12-0) at #1 California Vulcans (11-0)
Key Wins: Fairmont State, Notre Dame College, LIU-Post, Assumption
Coach: Monte Cater
Five Players to Watch
#11 QB Jeff Ziemba (226-331, 3315 yards, 28TD, 5 INT, 177.30
Photos Courtesy of John and Pam Boyle
Those who made the trip to Long Island were treated to sunny skies (for the most part), crisp fall temperatures, and wind velocities that were tolerable. It was a gorgeous autumn afternoon for college football. LIU-Post's new stadium is aesthetically pleasing and the recreation center next door was impressive. The atmosphere of the game-day environment with excited tailgaters and nice facilities helped alleviate any agitation over the $15 Welcome to Staten Island/NYC fee and its corresponding
LIU Post fell to Shepherd 40-21 to end their season last Saturday. The Pioneers trailed the entire day and had no answer for the Rams. They finish their season at 12-1.
Post allowed 591 yards of offense to Shepherd and just did not have an answer for any of their weapons.
"I thought that we had the right game plan going into the game," LIU Post head coach Bryan Collins said. "It was just a play here or there that was the difference."