The 1994 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1994, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1994 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Albion Britons won their first Division III championship by defeating the Washington & Jefferson Presidents, 38−15. The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Carey Bender, running back from Coe.[1]

Conference standings

1994 Association of Mideast Colleges football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Thomas More + 2 1 0     7 3 0
Bluffton + 2 1 0     4 5 0
Defiance 1 2 0     6 4 0
Wilmington (OH) 1 2 0     3 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1994 Centennial Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Dickinson $^ 7 0 0     10 1 0
Gettysburg 6 1 0     8 2 0
Western Maryland 4 3 0     5 4 0
Johns Hopkins 4 3 0     4 6 0
Swarthmore 3 4 0     3 7 0
Ursinus 3 4 0     3 7 0
Muhlenberg 1 6 0     2 8 0
Franklin & Marshall 0 7 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1994 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois Wesleyan + 6 1 0     8 1 0
Augustana (IL) +^ 6 1 0     8 2 0
Wheaton (IL) 5 2 0     7 2 0
Millikin 5 2 0     6 3 0
Elmhurst 2 5 0     3 6 0
North Central (IL) 2 5 0     3 6 0
North Park 1 6 0     3 6 0
Carthage 1 6 0     1 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1994 Freedom Football Conference standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Plymouth State +^ 6 0 0     10 1 0
Merchant Marine +^ 5 0 0     7 3 0
Stony Brook 4 2 0     7 4 0
WPI 3 2 0     5 4 0
Coast Guard 2 4 0     4 5 0
Norwich 2 5 0     3 6 0
Western Connecticut 1 5 0     1 9 0
UMass Lowell 0 5 0     0 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1994 Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Hanover + 5 1 0     8 2 0
Wabash + 5 1 0     6 3 0
Rose–Hulman 4 2 0     7 3 0
Anderson (IN) 3 3 0     6 4 0
Franklin (IN) 3 3 0     5 5 0
DePauw 1 5 0     2 8 0
Manchester 0 6 0     0 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1994 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Central (IA) $^ 8 0 0     10 1 0
Wartburg ^ 7 1 0     10 2 0
Upper Iowa 6 2 0     7 3 0
Simpson 5 3 0     5 5 0
Loras 4 4 0     5 5 0
Buena Vista 3 5 0     3 6 0
Luther 2 6 0     4 6 0
Dubuque 1 7 0     1 9 0
William Penn 0 8 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1994 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Albion $^ 5 0 0     13 0 0
Alma 4 1 0     8 1 0
Hope 2 3 0     4 4 1
Kalamazoo 2 3 0     4 5 0
Adrian 2 3 0     3 6 0
Olivet 0 5 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1994 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Commonwealth
Widener x^ 5 0 0     10 2 0
Moravian 3 2 0     6 4 0
Susquehanna 3 2 0     6 4 0
Lebanon Valley 2 3 0     3 6 0
Albright 2 3 0     3 5 1
Juniata 0 5 0     2 8 0
Freedom
Wilkes x 4 0 0     8 2 0
Fairleigh Dickinson–Florham 2 2 0     5 4 0
Lycoming 2 2 0     5 4 0
King's (PA) 1 3 0     2 6 1
Delaware Valley 1 3 0     2 7 0
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1994 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Saint John's (MN) $^ 8 1 0     11 2 0
Hamline 7 2 0     8 2 0
Bethel (MN) 6 3 0     7 3 0
Concordia–Moorhead 6 3 0     6 4 0
Gustavus Adolphus 5 4 0     5 5 0
Augsburg 4 5 0     5 5 0
St. Thomas (MN) 4 5 0     4 6 0
Carleton 3 6 0     3 7 0
St. Olaf 2 7 0     2 8 0
Macalester 0 9 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1994 New England Football Conference standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
UMass Dartmouth + 7 1 0     8 3 0
Maine Maritime + 7 1 0     7 3 0
Worcester State 6 2 0     8 2 0
Bridgewater State 6 2 0     6 4 0
Westfield State 4 4 0     5 5 0
Massachusetts Maritime 3 5 0     4 6 0
Fitchburg State 2 6 0     3 6 0
Framingham State 1 7 0     1 7 1
UMass–Boston 0 8 0     0 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1994 New Jersey Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Kean + 3 1 1     7 2 1
Trenton State + 3 1 1     5 4 1
Rowan 3 2 0     6 3 0
William Paterson 3 2 0     3 7 0
Montclair State 2 3 0     4 6 0
Jersey City State 0 5 0     0 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1994 Presidents' Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington & Jefferson $^ 4 0 0     11 2 0
Grove City 2 2 0     4 5 0
Waynesburg 2 2 0     4 5 0
Bethany (WV) 2 2 0     3 6 0
Thiel 0 4 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1994 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
La Verne $^ 6 0 0     9 1 0
Redlands 5 1 0     6 2 1
Occidental 4 2 0     6 3 0
Cal Lutheran 3 3 0     4 5 0
Claremont-Mudd 2 4 0     3 6 0
Whittier 1 5 0     1 8 0
Pomona-Pitzer 0 6 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1994 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Trinity (TX) $^ 4 0 0     10 1 0
Centre 3 1 0     8 2 0
Millsaps 2 2 0     4 6 0
Sewanee 1 3 0     1 8 0
Rhodes 0 4 0     1 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1994 NCAA Division III independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Catholic University         8 2 0
Union (NY)         8 2 0
Wesley         8 2 0
Frostburg State         8 2 1
Ithaca ^         10 3 0
Chapman         6 2 1
Hartwick         7 3 0
Alfred         6 3 1
Brockport         6 3 1
Cortland         7 4 0
Buffalo State ^         6 4 0
Colorado College         4 4 1
Maryville (TN)         5 5 0
Methodist         5 5 0
Ferrum         4 5 0
Albany         4 6 0
Aurora         2 5 2
Menlo         2 7 0
Salisbury State         2 7 0
St. Lawrence         0 9 0
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant

Conference champions

Conference champions

Postseason

The 1994 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 22nd 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. Like the previous nine tournaments, this year's bracket featured sixteen teams.[2]

Playoff bracket

Regionals
Campus Sites
Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Salem Football Stadium
Salem, Virginia
            
Mount Union 28
Allegheny 19
Mount Union 33
Albion 34
Albion 28
Augustana (IL) 21
Albion 19
Saint John's (MN) 16
Wartburg 22
Central (IA) 21
Wartburg 14
Saint John's (MN) 24
Saint John's (MN) 51
La Verne 12
Albion 38
Washington & Jefferson 15
Widener 14
Dickinson 0
Washington & Jefferson 37
Widener 21
Washington & Jefferson 28
Trinity (TX) 0
Washington & Jefferson 23
Ithaca 19
Plymouth State 19
Merchant Marine 18
Plymouth State 7
Ithaca 22
Ithaca 10**
Buffalo State 7

See also

References

  1. ^ "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved November 26, 2014.
  2. ^ "1994 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved November 26, 2014.