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Rams Ready To Take On The New Haven Chargers In NCAA Quarterfinals

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Week #13 for the WSSU Rams The #3 ranked Winston-Salem State Rams are venturing into uncharted territory for a CIAA school or any HBCU.

For the first time for WSSU or a HBCU, they have advanced to the quarterfinal round - the Elite 8 of NCAA DII football.

Saturday afternoon, at 12:00 pm in Bowman Gray Stadium, the WSSU Rams will face the Chargers of New Haven, in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division II Playoffs. 

This weekend marks the first all-time meeting between Winston-Salem State and New

Haven. Winston-Salem State defeated California (Pa) 35-28 last week at Bown Gray Stadium, in front of 7, 645 fans.

New Haven posted a 44-37 victory over Kutztown University in the second round of the NCAA Playoffs.

Saturday's matchup is the Super Region One Final, with a trip to the national semi-finals on the line.

The Rams are making their sixth appearance in the NCAA Playoffs, while the Chargers, winners of the northeast 10 Conference, enter the post-season for the fifth time in school history.

Winston-Salem State is making its fi rst appearance in the NCAA Division II Playoffs since 1991, while New Haven is making their second straight NCAA DII Playoff appearance.

You can watch the official NCAA Webstream on ncaa.com at 12:00 pm.

Plenty of tickets are still available and can be purchased at the south gate starting at 9:00 am.