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Flag Football wins championship title

IM Legends team racks a fourth achievement

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Published: Friday, January 17, 2014

Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014 16:01

The ASU co-recreational intramural flag football team IM Legends took the 2013 National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) National Campus Championship Series title Jan. 5 at the University of West Florida in Pensacola.


IM Legends defeated the Kennesaw State University team, 48-16, winning the overall championship game. The ASU team also defeated Valdosta State, 63-15, in the semifinals, and Texas Tech, 68-6, along with Georgia Southern, 61-9, in the preliminaries.


“They did good,” UREC Associate Director Jeromey Whitaker said. “They played for two days in Florida before they took the win.”


IM legends Reid Jackson was named MVP and joined his wife and teammate Jodi Jackson on the All-America team.


IM Legends now holds four national titles, achieving the 2010 and 2012 American Intramural Sports (ACIS) championships, and the 2012 and 2013 NIRSA titles.


Along with IM legends competing at the NIRSA tournament was the ASU men’s team Wolfpac. They lost in the quarterfinals against a team from the Air Force Academy, 39-24, after defeating teams from North Carolina A&T, Alabama and West Florida in the preliminaries.

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