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Athletics - Wed, Feb. 15, 2017
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ELGIN, Ill. - - - A.J. the Eagle, the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference, and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics enters into the semifinal round of the CCAC / NAIA National Mascot Challenge on Thursday. We are down to the Final Four as No.4 seed A.J faces No.1 seed Leo! We ask again for all of your participation in spreading the word and voting on twitter! Round 3; A.J. vs Leo starts tomorrow, Thursday Feb. 16th at 8am and ends Friday, Feb. 17th at 8am!


HOW TO VOTE: Starting tomorrow Feb. 16th, voting will take place on Twitter only! The two accounts to A.J. the Eagle's picture will be on the CCAC account (@CCACSports) and the main Judson Athletic account (@JUAthletics). A "like" receives 1-point and a "retweet" receives 2-points. Be sure to pass on the word and vote for A.J.


TOURNAMENT UPDATE: No.1 seed Leo from Purdue-Northwest has made easy work of the competition and now faces No.4 seed A.J from Judson in the semifinals! A.J has shown a lot of fight and big voting increases with each round. No.2 seed Toby from Olivet Nazarene and No. 3 seed Basil from Holy Cross have advanced and defeated their respective opponents to face off for their semifinal match-up on Friday-Saturday. Winners will advance to the Finals on Feb. 21st for their chance to be the 2nd bid to the National NAIA Mascots challenge.


If we get A.J. voted as a CCAC conference winner he will move on to the the next rounds where he will receive the bid to the NAIA Mascot Challenge. In this case A.J. will be competing nationally against all NAIA schools and have the chance to be featured at the NAIA National Basketball Championships in March.


Be on the look out for updates, posts, and voting results! Let's get A.J. the Eagle to CCAC fame.