A Page -- July 8, 2011


Cleveland-area college football fans 


could watch locals Luke Summers 


from Youngstown area, former All 


American Nate Kmic from Mount 


Union and coaching legend Larry 


Kehres from Mount in World 


Football Championship over the next 


eight days


Division III College football fans can follow former Purple Raiders Nate Kmic and Luke Summers along with Coach Larry Kehres and the rest of Team USA in Austria as highlights and broadcasts of the medal round games at the 2011 International Federation of American Football Senior World Championshipwill be available to fans across the globe.


 The men's international football world championship, conducted every four years featuring national teams spanning four continents, takes place from July 8-16.



Video highlights of all games along with previews and features will be available at the IFAF YouTube site,www.YouTube.com/IFAFinsider. Live scoring updates and details of key plays will be available throughwww.Facebook.com/IFAF.organd Twitter @IFAFinsider.


The international federation's official website, www.ifaf.org, will stream the medal round games. The Bronze Medal Game will air on Friday, July 15, at 11 p.m. ET. The Gold Medal Game will air on Saturday, July 16, at 11 p.m. ET. Team USA game recaps will be posted at www.usafootball.com.


Team USA, comprised of 45 players representing 25 states, is led by former Northwest Missouri State University head coaching legend MEL TJEERDSMA



The U.S. earned the gold medal at the 2007 IFAF Senior World Championship in Tokyo, Japan. The U.S. defeated Japan, 23-20, in double overtime to win the 2007 tournament, the first that included Team USA. Prior to the United States participation, Japan earned gold medals at the first two IFAF Senior World Championships played in Palermo, Italy (1999), and Frankfurt, Germany (2003).


USA Football, the sport's national governing body in the United States, assembles and manages U.S. national teams for international competition. Fifty-nine (59) countries across five continents possess national football federations dedicated solely to football.


USA Football's national team program is supported by corporate partners Riddell, Marriott, Sports Authority, Gatorade, Shock Doctor and Rawlings.

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About USA Football: USA Football, the sport's national governing body in the United States, inspires participation, and ensures a positive experience for all youth, high school, and other amateur players.



The independent non-profit manages U.S. national teams for international competition. Based in Indianapolis, USA Football is the official football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams and conducts more than 80 football training events annually for coaches, players and youth football league commissioners.


 Endowed by the NFL and NFL Players Association in 2002 through the NFL Youth Football Fund, USA Football distributes $1 million annually in equipment grants and offers youth league volunteer background check subsidies. Former NFL team executive Carl Peterson is USA Football's chairman.


 



Kmic (L), Summers (R)

Coach Kehres







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