PUEBLA, MEXICO - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology senior
linebacker Matt Green (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle)
and head coach Jeff Sokol represented the United
States in the third annual Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars)
on Saturday in Mexico.
The Team Mexico CONADEIP All Stars captured a 45-27 victory over
the Team Stars and Stripes squad consisting of 53 players from 29
programs within NCAA Division III.
Green competed in the game as a receiver, linebacker, special
teams player and also served as a reserve kicker.
On the day, Green hauled in one pass reception for 18 yards and
recorded three tackles, including one tackle-for-loss.
Sokol served as the wide receivers coach for a squad that
scored four touchdowns on the day. The two teams squared
off at the 5,000-seat El Tempo del Dolor (The Temple of Pain) in
Players from the following colleges will be represented on the
Team Stars & Stripes roster: Amherst College, Augustana,
California Lutheran University, Castleton State, Central, Centre
College, Claremont-Mudd-Scripts Colleges, Cornell College,
Dickinson College, Fitchburg State University, Grinnell, Grove City
College, Hanover College, John Carroll University, Loras, Ohio
Northern University, Rockford College, Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology, Simpson College, St. Vincent College, Susquehanna
University, Thomas More College, Trinity University, UW/Stevens
Point, Wartburg College, Willamette University and
The contest marked the
third Tazón de Estrellas game, with Team Mexico holding a 2-1
#1 in the nation for 15 years!
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