Whitewater defeats Linfield 20-14

Defense forces turnover on Linfield's final drive

Saturday at Perkins Stadium, Whitewater football survived a second half Linfield rally to win 20-14 and advance to the NCAA Division Three National Championship for the ninth time in 10 years. 

Whitewater rallies to beat Linfield

Whitewater football was in unfamiliar territory Saturday afternoon in a frigid Perkins Stadium. After Whitewater fumbled away a kickoff, Linfield took a 17-0 second quarter lead. From there, Matt Behrendt led the Warhawks to 28 unanswered points; and Whitewater beat Linfield 28-17.