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Golden Bear Football Wins NCAA Regional Title, Advances to School's First-Ever National Semifinal in Colorado

18 South Jersey Players on Team


KUTZTOWN, PA (12/04/2023)-- The Kutztown University football team won its first-ever NCAA Division II Super Region One championship Saturday, Dec. 2, with a 28-16 victory at Slippery Rock. The victory sends the Golden Bears (12-2) into the national semifinals 3:30 p.m. EST, Saturday, Dec. 9, against No. 1 Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo. The semifinal games will be carried on ESPN+.

Kutztown also set a new school record for wins in a season and extended its school record for consecutive wins (12) by knocking off The Rock for the fourth time in a row and seventh time in their last 10 meetings dating back to the 2011 PSAC Championship game.

KU won the 2023 Pennsylvania State Athletic Championship (PSAC) Championship Nov. 11, 31-7 at home vs. Slippery Rock, its third in program history.


Justin Harris of Westville, NJ (08093)

Oyame Adoga of Clementon, NJ (08021)

Matt Welsey of Medford, NJ (08055)

Jaedyn Stewart of Newfield, NJ (08344)

Austin Leyman of Elmer, NJ (08318)

Lee Coleman of Salem, NJ (08070)

Devin Hooks of Franklinville, NJ (08322)

Steven Burkhardt of Gloucester Cy, NJ (08030)

Roman Dougherty of Marlton, NJ (08053)

Carmen Conti of Sea Isle City, NJ (08243)

Tucker Monico of Sicklerville, NJ (08081)

Michael Lackore of Blackwood, NJ (08012)

Kaden Hastie of Tabernacle, NJ (08088)

Luke Maxwell of Estell Manor, NJ (08319)

Tyreek Husser of Woodstown, NJ (08098)

Brayden Pohlman of Linwood, NJ (08221)

Jhaisir Harden of Glassboro, NJ (08028)

Asa Murray of Somerdale, NJ (08083)

About Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Founded in 1866, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a proud member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education located on 289 acres nestled in the beautiful East Penn Valley in Berks County, between Reading and Allentown, Pennsylvania. KU is just two hours from New York City; 90 minutes from Philadelphia.

As the region's center for excellence in academics, culture and public engagement, KU's programs and reputation for quality offer students the opportunity to discover lifelong avenues of learning and discovery. KU students select from more than 130 areas of study within four colleges in a diverse liberal arts academic environment. To complement their studies, KU's NCAA Division II athletics program with 22 varsity sports joins the more than 160 student clubs and organizations providing students with a variety of activities for learning and discovery.