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Gov. Pat Quinn honors SXU’s NAIA National Champion football team at Illinois State Capitol

Members of Saint Xavier University’s football team visited the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield on Wed., Feb. 8 in honor of their 2011 NAIA National Championship victory. Coach Mike Feminis and several team members met with Gov. Pat Quinn in the Governor’s Office and presented him with an SXU football jersey. The Cougars also met…

SXU football wins first-ever National Championship

ROME, Ga. – (Box Score) No. 5 Saint Xavier (Ill.) took home its first-ever trophy by winning the Russell Athletic-NAIA Football National Championship, 24-20, over No. 2 Carroll (Mont.) tonight at Barron Stadium. Appearing in their first title game, the Cougars top-ranked offense recorded 355 yards. “This is indescribable,” said St. Xavier head coach Mike…

Rep. Lipinski places friendly wager with Rep. Rehberg that SXU will triumph in NAIA Football Championship

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) has made a friendly wager with Congressman Denny Rehberg (MT) on the outcome of Saturday’s National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Football National Championship. If the Saint Xavier Cougars defeat six-time champion Carroll College, Rep. Rehberg will deliver two six packs of Lewis & Clark Amber from the Lewis and Clark Brewing…

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. Send-Off Support and cheer on our Cougars as we send them off on Tuesday, December…