Release Date: Jan. 6, 2009
ASU Flag Football Team Wins National Title
Angelo State University intramural flag football team, The Invisibles, won the co-recreational division of the National Campus Championship Series Flag Football Championships on Dec. 28-30 in Tampa, Fla.
The Invisibles defeated the University of North Carolina-Charlotte squad, Charlotte’s Finest, in the championship game, 27-16.
The ASU squad advanced to the championship game by defeating Central Florida University’s Knockin’ On Wood, 25-16, in the quarterfinals and the University of South Florida’s USF Finest, 27-10, in the semifinals.
The Invisibles won the ASU intramural championship and the South Central Regional Championship at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches to advance to the national tournament.
Apolynne Pilapil of the Invisibles was named female Most Valuable Player and teammate Blake McCarthy won male Most Valuable Player honors. A third Invisibles player, Jerrell Jones, was picked for the all-tournament team.
Another ASU squad, the Wolfpac, advanced to the tournament but was eliminated in the first round.
The NCCS tournament is sponsored by the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association.