Eureka to Host NCAA Watch Party Sunday in Washington

Photo courtesy of Traci Zeibert.
Photo courtesy of Traci Zeibert.

EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College Department of Athletics is inviting the public to join the Red Devils for their NCAA Selection Show watch party Sunday afternoon at Kep's Sports Bar & Grill, 313 Muller Road in Washington, Ill. Fans are encouraged to arrive by 3:30 p.m. A short program will begin prior to the selection show at 4:30 p.m.

Eureka College President Jamel Santa Cruze Wright, Director of Athletics Steve Thompson, Head Coach Kurt Barth and select members of the football team will address the crowd prior to the selection show. The NCAA will announce the 32-team bracket for the 2017 NCAA Division III Football Championship at 4:30 p.m. It will be Eureka's first-ever NCAA appearance and the Red Devils' first postseason appearance since qualifying for the NAIA tournament in 1994.

For more information on Sunday's event, contact the athletics department office at (309) 467-6370.