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UW-Whitewater takes home Div. III football title

SALEM, Va. (WKOW) -- UW-Whitewater defended its national title Saturday, beating Mount Union 31-21 in the sixth straight Division III football national championship between the two teams.

Levell Coppage ran for 299 yards and three touchdowns and Wisconsin-Whitewater forced five turnovers and shut out Mount Union in the second half.

The Warhawks completed their second straight 15-0 season. This is their third national championship in four years and hold a 57-3 record in Lance Leipold's four seasons as head coach. 

The Purple Raiders finished 14-1.

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