Linfield Ends Tigers' D3 Playoff Run
No.2-ranked Linfield College of Oregon put an end to Occidental's record-setting playoff run on Saturday by defeating the Tigers 56-27 in the NCAA Division III West Region final in McMinville, Ore.
The Tigers actually led heavily favored Linfield 17-7 in the first quarter, but were unable to hold on to their lead. Linfield pulled ahead in the second quarter and never looked back.
The Tigers end the season with a 10-2 record, having defeated Willamette of Oregon and Concordia of Minnesota to reach the West Region final. The Tigers set a new school record for playoff success and went further than any other football team in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference history.