World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1998 NCAA Division III football season


1998 NCAA Division III football season

The 1998 NCAA Division III football season, part of the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1998, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1998 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their fourth, and third consecutive, Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 44−24.

The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Scott Hvistendahl, wide receiver and punter from Augsburg.[1]


  • Conference champions 1
  • Postseason 2
    • Playoff bracket 2.1
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Conference champions

Conference champions


The 1998 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 26th 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. As of 2014, Salem has remained the yearly host of the Stagg Bowl. This was the final bracket to feature sixteen teams before expanding to 32 teams in 1998.[2]

Playoff bracket

Campus Sites
Campus Sites
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Salem Football Stadium
Salem, Virginia
Mount Union 21
Albion 19
Mount Union 21
Wittenberg 19
Wittenberg 13
Millikin 10
Mount Union 34
Trinity (TX) 29
Lycoming 49
Catholic 14
Lycoming 21
Trinity (TX) 37
Trinity (TX) 30
McDaniel 20
Mount Union 44
Rowan 24
Wisconsin–Eau Claire 28
Central (IA) 21
Wisconsin–Eau Claire 10
Saint John's (MN) 3
Saint John's (MN) 33
Pacific Lutheran 20
Wisconsin–Eau Claire 19
Rowan 22
Buffalo State 38
Springfield 35
Buffalo State 17
Rowan 19
Rowan 26

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.