SXU football advances to NAIA National Championship for first time in history

Saint Xavier beat Marian (Ind.), 30-27, in the NAIA semifinals on Saturday, December 3. So, what’s next? The SXU Cougars head to Rome, Ga., to play against Carroll College (Mont.) on Saturday, December 17 for the school’s first national championship.


Support and cheer on our Cougars as we send them off on Tuesday, December 13.

Agenda of Events:

5:30 p.m. Meet inside the Shannon Center

5:30-6:30 p.m. Free pizza and raffles for SXU gear

6:30 p.m. Gather outside to cheer on the football team!

6:50 p.m. President Wiseman shares her remarks

7:00 p.m. Football team departs as supporters cheer them on to victory!

Game Day

If you live near Rome, Ga., or plan to make the trip to see the 56th Annual National Championship game, please visit the NAIA National Championship website or call 1-800-858-7601 for more information about tickets, lodging and trip planning.

Can’t make it down to Rome, Ga.? SXU has you covered! Join us at Gilhooley’s on Saturday, December 17 for the SXU Football Viewing Party. Doors open at 2 p.m. and kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. There will be raffles, drink specials all day and a free buffet during halftime.

You can also watch the game on TV from your own home. Invite your friends and family and host your own viewing party. The game will be aired on the following channels:

  • Comcast: 418, 232 HD
  • AT&T U-verse: 643, 1643 HD
  • Dish Network: 152, 9495 HD
  • DirectTv: 613
  • or check the CBS Sports Network website to find your local cable channel

Whether watching the game from the stands, at Gilhooley’s or from the comfort of your own home, support and cheer on our Cougars as they make SXU history.

Go Cougars!