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First Round Playoff Game:
Nov. 17 CUChicago v.
Bethel University
12 p.m. CST
View Complete Game Details >>

Upcoming DIII Playoff Games
Nov. 24 - Second Round
Dec. 1 - Quarterfinals
Dec. 8 - Semifinals
Dec. 14 - The Stagg Bowl Championship Game
View Championship Details >>

Stock Up on Cougar Spirit Gear

Barnes & Noble at Concordia, the University's Bookstore, is offering 25% off ALL Champion clothing items now until Sunday, November 18 (in-store and online). Stock up and show your Cougar pride! Shop Online Today >>

Continue the Cougar Tradition, Pride, Excellence

Cougar Champions Club members ensure every student athlete benefits from the strength and integrity of Concordia’s athletic programs. Gifts immediately impact the athletic department’s ability to meet the needs of its athletes. Become a Member Today >>

Contact Us

Online: CUChicago.edu/Alumni
Email: Alumni@CUChicago.edu
Phone: 888-258-6773
Fax: 708-209-3523

Playoff Bound Cougars Win Bid for Home Field Advantage

The nationally-ranked Concordia University Chicago Cougars (10-0, #18) are headed to their first-ever appearance in the NCAA Division III football playoffs. Alumni and friends are invited home to cheer on the Northern Athletics Conference championship team for first round competition on Saturday, November 17 at Cougar Stadium. The Cougars will take the field at 12 p.m. CST against Bethel University Royals (8-2, #23).

Tickets are required for all attendees and go on sale Wednesday, November 14 at 10 a.m. Learn More >>

Vote Coach Lonnie Pries '93 for Liberty Mutual's Coach of the Year

Cougar Football Head Coach Lonnie Pries '93 is nominated for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award. This annual award, endorsed by the College Football Hall of Fame, recognizes coaches who demonstrate Sportsmanship, Integrity, Responsibility and Excellence both on and off the field.

Coach Pries is currently ranked #4 for NCAA DIII in fan votes, and Cougar fans can help move him up the ranks. Everyone is encouraged to vote once daily (until November 30) to help secure Coach Pries' spot as a finalist. Vote Today >>

New to Twitter? Watch this online tutorial to walk through the voting process.

Reservations Required for Saturday Tailgate Parking

The Cougar Tailgate tradition enjoys its playoff debut this weekend as alumni, family and fans connect with players past and present. The David/Jonathan Parking Lot opens at 9:00 a.m. for tailgating and continues after the game for fans to meet and greet players.

Pre-registration is required and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Only one space is allowed per family. Friends are encouraged to share spots to allow as many fans to participate as possible. Reserve Your Spot Today >>

Cougar Pride Shows Worldwide on Maroon and Gold Fridays

Alumni and friends are invited every Friday to join together with students, faculty and staff to don school colors in support of Cougar Nation. Even when you cannot make it to campus, show school pride wherever you serve and lead by adding a little maroon and gold to your wardrobe.

Connect with fans across the country and around the world by sharing your Maroon & Gold spirit on Facebook or by email with the Office of Alumni Relations. Share Your Picture Today >>

If you have questions or comments, or would like to be removed from our email list, please contact the
Office of Alumni Relations at 708-209-3509 or alumni@CUChicago.edu.

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