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Beach and Facaros Selected to Play in D-III Football Senior Classic

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MEADVILLE, Pa. – Senior team captains Keith Beach and Sid Facaros accepted invitations to participate for the North squad in the second annual Division III Football Senior Classic to be played December 3, 2010 in Salem, Va. The senior classic will feature the top senior football players in all of Division III in a North vs. South All-Star format. The duo is the first Allegheny players to be chosen and accept to play in the classic.

Beach, a versatile offensive lineman during his four years played in 28 games, making 21 starts. Most of his career, Beach was the anchor of the o-line serving as the center. However, halfway through his senior campaign, due to numerous injuries to his fellow linemen, Beach slid over to his left to fill the void at left guard while the Gators got healthier. His unselfish and consistent play in the trenches garnered him All-NCAC Honorable Mention accolades in 2010.

Facaros, a two-time All-NCAC First Team performer, was the unquestioned leader of the Gators' "Black Flag Defense." Known around the league as one of the top overall safeties, Facaros picked off nine career passes and amassed 152 career tackles. The highlight of his final season in Blue and Gold came in the waning moments of the Gators clash with Case Western Reserve. In that game, he made a career-high 15 tackles and took a 76-yard fumble recovery to the house with 1:46 left in the game to force overtime.

Both Beach and Facaros have been instrumental in the upswing of the Gators' storied football program. Over their four years they helped guide the Gators to a 25-15 overall record, with 15 of those wins coming in the past two seasons. The 15 wins is the most wins in back-to-back seasons since 1996 & 1997 seasons when the Gators collected 19 wins over those two seasons.

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
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Wesley at Brockport
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Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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Husson at Delaware Valley
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Berry at St. Thomas
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North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Trine at Wartburg
Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg 32, at Carnegie Mellon 6
@ Newark, Del.
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at Franklin and Marshall 21, Widener 7
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Susquehanna 28, at Albright 9
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Framingham State 48, Curry 14
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Cortland 35, at Union 28
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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at Ithaca 27, Salisbury 17
@ Newark, Del.
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at WPI 17, SUNY-Maritime 3
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Nov. 19: All times Eastern
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at Alfred 29, Stevenson 16
@ University of Delaware
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