Area Residents on Playoff Bound Ashland University Football Team
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 5:04 PM
ASHLAND -- The following Ada residents are on playoff bound Ashland University football team:Aaron Weyer of Ada, OH is a member of the Ashland University Football Team that is going to the NCAA Division II Playoffs. The NCAA announced the 24-team field on Sunday (Nov. 11) and the Eagles are the second seed in Super Region 4.
Weyer is a middle linebacker for the Eagles. Weyer is majoring in exercise science. Weyer is a 2011 graduate of Ada High School.
Alex Weber of Ada, OH is a member of the Ashland University Football Team that is going to the NCAA Division II Playoffs. The NCAA announced the 24-team field on Sunday (Nov. 11) and the Eagles are the second seed in Super Region 4.
Weber is a wide recevier for the Eagles. Weber is majoring in exercise science. He is the son of Carl and Mary Lou Weber of Ada. Weber is a 2011 graduate of Ada High School.
The Ashland University football team is going to the NCAA Division II playoffs for the fifth time in school history and the first time since 2008.
Ashland, which is 11-0 and the champion of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, will play the winner of the first round game between Chadron State (9-2) and West Texas A&M (9-2). The winner of that game will play the Eagles at Ashland's Jack Miller Stadium/Martinelli Field on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 11 a.m.
Tickets for the Nov. 24 game are now on sale at AU's Troop Center. More information on tickets can be obtained by calling the AU ticket office at 419-289-5475 or 419-207-6163.
Ashland is 6-0 at home this season and has shut out three teams- Wayne State (7-0), Walsh (30-0) and Notre Dame (65-0). The Eagles are ranked fifth in the country, which equals their highest ranking since becoming an NCAA Division II institution. This is the fourth time in school history AU has ended the regular season without a loss. It's the first time the Eagles have finished the regular season unbeaten since the 1972 team was 11-0.