UNA advances to national championship for first time since 1995

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Shepherdstown, WV (AL.com)- The UNA Lions are heading to the championship.

They will play for the NCAA Division II football national championship on Dec. 17 in Kansas City, Kan.

North Alabama (11-1) beat Shepherd (West Va.), 23-13, in the playoff semifinals to advance to the title game. The Lions have won four previous national championships, in 1985, 1993, 1994 and 1995.

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