GRR: Small Colleges
As Christendom's players knelt to sing and pray after beating New Mexico Tech in the Cohen Cup final for men's small college fans saw exactly what it takes to win a championship—faith.
It was a day of dramatic games in the NCR finals, and the Small-College Challenge bracket was no exception.
Western Oregon took third over College of Charleston in a game that was back and forth. Both teams seemed maybe a little run down early, but the action picked up as they sensed a chance for a strong end to the fall.
It was a wild night in Houston for the NCR small-college semis with both winners having to battle their way through.
For Christendom it was all about the comeback. With a stiff breeze blowing straight down the field. Holy Cross started the game with the wind at their backs and they used it smartly. Christendom, for their part, didn't.
Siena and Wayne State will meet in the final of the NCR small-college challenge cup after both won big on Friday.
The NCR Championship weekend funnels teams from all sorts of backgrounds into a three-day celebration—here's a look at how the teams got here.
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