University of Saint Francis to hold NAIA football championship celebration

Saint Francis players pose with the 2017 NAIA national championship banner after a 24-13 win over Reinhardt on Saturday in Daytona Beach, Fla. (Photo courtesy Bill Scott/University of Saint Francis)

The University of Saint Francis will commemorate its second-consecutive NAIA national football championship with a public celebration.

Fans and supporters are invited to attend the celebration event from noon to 12:50 p.m. Jan. 16, at the Hutzell Athletic Center.

Saint Francis coach Kevin Donley, President Sister M. Elise Kriss and members of the team will speak at the event.

“This season has demonstrated the power of hard work,” Kriss said in a distributed statement. “These young men and their coaches have dedicated themselves to excellence, and that is why we are back-to-back NAIA national champions. We hope the community can join us to celebrate this remarkable achievement.”


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