1995 NCAA Division III football season

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The 1995 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1995, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1995 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Wisconsin–La Crosse Eagles won their second Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 36−7. The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Chris Palmer, wide receiver from St. John's (MN). [1]

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Conference changes and new programs

School1994 Conference1995 Conference
Albany D-III Independent D-II Independent

Conference standings

1995 Association of Mideast Colleges football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Thomas More $300  1000
Mount St. Joseph 120  540
Bluffton 120  550
Wilmington (OH) 120  261
  • $ Conference champion
1995 Centennial Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Franklin & Marshall $610  730
Dickinson 511  721
Johns Hopkins 421  631
Western Maryland 322  532
Gettysburg 331  541
Swarthmore 340  550
Ursinus 160  370
Muhlenberg 061  091
  • $ Conference champion
1995 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Wheaton (IL) $^700  1010
Illinois Wesleyan 610  630
Augustana (IL) 520  630
Millikin 340  540
Carthage 241  351
Elmhurst 250  270
North Central (IL) 151  351
North Park 160  270
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1995 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Stonehill $800  910
Bentley 710  910
Salve Regina 620  720
Assumption 530  640
MIT 340  350
Sacred Heart 240  370
Western New England 260  260
Curry 170  280
Nichols 070  090
  • $ Conference champion
1995 Freedom Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Plymouth State $^700  910
Western Connecticut 420  721
Springfield (MA) 320  820
Stony Brook 320  730
WPI 330  450
Merchant Marine 230  540
Coast Guard 240  460
Norwich 250  360
UMass Lowell 050  0100
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1995 Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Hanover $^600  1010
Rose–Hulman 420  640
Franklin (IN) 330  640
Manchester 330  460
Anderson (IN) 240  640
Wabash 240  550
DePauw 150  370
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1995 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Central (IA) $^800  1010
Wartburg 710  910
Simpson 620  730
Loras 530  730
Upper Iowa 440  360
Buena Vista 260  270
Dubuque 260  280
Luther 260  280
William Penn 080  0100
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1995 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Albion $500  810
Adrian 320  630
Alma 320  630
Kalamazoo 320  450
Hope 140  270
Olivet 050  360
  • $ Conference champion
1995 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Commonwealth
Widener x^500  830
Albright 410  830
Moravian 221  721
Juniata 131  271
Susquehanna 140  550
Lebanon Valley 140  370
Freedom
Wilkes x310  920
Lycoming x^310  830
Fairleigh Dickinson–Florham 220  450
Delaware Valley 130  370
King's (PA) 130  190
  • x Division champion/co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1995 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Saint John's (MN) +711  811
Concordia–Moorhead +^711  821
Hamline 630  730
St. Thomas (MN) 630  640
Augsburg 540  640
Bethel (MN) 540  640
St. Olaf 450  550
Carleton 360  370
Gustavus Adolphus 180  190
Macalester 090  190
  • + Conference co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1995 New England Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Worcester State $800  920
Maine Maritime 620  720
Massachusetts Maritime 620  720
Bridgewater State 620  640
UMass Dartmouth 350  460
Westfield State 350  360
Framingham State 260  270
UMass–Boston 170  270
Fitchburg State 170  180
  • $ Conference champion
1995 New Jersey Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Rowan $^500  1031
Trenton State 410  830
Kean 320  342
Montclair State 230  360
Jersey City State 140  190
William Paterson 050  0100
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1995 Presidents' Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Washington & Jefferson $^400  1010
Bethany (WV) 310  630
Waynesburg 220  540
Grove City 130  280
Thiel 040  0100
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1995 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
La Verne $600  900
Pomona-Pitzer 420  630
Cal Lutheran 420  441
Redlands 330  450
Claremont-Mudd 240  360
Occidental 240  360
Whittier 060  180
  • $ Conference champion
1995 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Trinity (TX) +310  630
Centre +310  541
Rhodes +310  450
Sewanee 130  360
Millsaps 040  270
  • + Conference co-champions
1995 NCAA Division III independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Chapman     810
Buffalo State ^    920
Salisbury State     720
Wesley     830
Catholic University     621
Cortland     631
Ferrum     640
Frostburg State     640
Maryville (TN)     550
Methodist     550
Ithaca     540
Brockport     451
Alfred     450
Hartwick     450
Aurora     360
Colorado College     360
Defiance     270
Menlo     090
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant

Conference champions

Conference champions

Postseason

The 1995 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 23rd annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division III college football. The championship Stagg Bowl game was held at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia for the second time. Salem remained the yearly host of the Stagg Bowl until 2017, with the game moving to Shenandoah, Texas in 2018 and 2019. Like the previous ten tournaments, this year's bracket featured sixteen teams. [2]

Playoff bracket

Regionals
Campus Sites
Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Salem Football Stadium
Salem, Virginia
            
Mount Union 52
Hanover 18
Mount Union40
Wheaton (IL) 14
Wheaton (IL) 63
Wittenberg 41
Mount Union 17
Wisconsin–La Crosse20
Wisconsin–La Crosse 45
Concordia–Moorhead 7
Wisconsin–La Crosse28
Wisconsin–River Falls 14
Wisconsin–River Falls 10
Central (IA) 7
Wisconsin–La Crosse36
Rowan 7
Washington & Jefferson 35
Emory & Henry 16
Washington & Jefferson48
Lycoming 0
Lycoming 31
Widener 27
Washington & Jefferson 15
Rowan28
Rowan 46
Buffalo State 7
Rowan38
Union (NY) 7
Union (NY) 24
Plymouth State 7

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References

  1. "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved November 26, 2014.
  2. "1995 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved November 26, 2014.