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Guilford Alum Signs With Professional Indoor Team

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GREENSBORO, N.C. - Former Guilford College offensive lineman Joe Pearson '13 recently signed a contract with the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks of the Professional Indoor Football League. He is the first Guilford Player to sign a professional or semi professional football contract since Josh Vogelbach '08, who signed with the Bloomington Extreme in 2009. 

Since exhausting his college eligibility in 2012, Pearson graduated from Guilford and has participated in various professional combines and all-star games.  Pearson contacted many teams prior to his engagement with the Steelhawks. The 6-2, 275-pound lineman was among 76 NCAA Division III and NAIA football seniors to play in the Dream Bowl All-Star Game last January in Salem, Va. He has also been working out regularly at Proehlific Park in Greensboro, which is owned and operated by former NFL and Wake Forest receiver Ricky Proehl.

Pearson concluded his two-year Guilford career with 18 career appearances and 17 starting assignments on the offensive line. He played in all 10 games of his senior season with nine starts. A 2011 Second Team All-Old Dominion Athlete Conference (ODAC) performer, he started for an offense that ranked third among the league's passing leaders with an average of 261.1 yards per game. Pearson blocked for classmate Mike Williams '13, who ranked seventh among ODAC rushing leaders with 717 rushing yards and had three 100-yard rushing games.  Pearson also served as a Quakers' long snapper.

The Lehigh Valley Steelhawks are based in Bethlehem, Pa., and share Stabler Arena with another local team, the Lehigh Outlaws.  The Steelhawks open the 2014 season with training camp in March.

Oct. 20: All times Eastern
Final
at Johns Hopkins 52, Gettysburg 0
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Oct. 21: All times Eastern
4th - 10:29
14 Westfield State
29 Framingham State
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4th - 05:56
10 Moravian
17 Juniata
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4th - 12:41
7 Endicott
28 Salve Regina
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4th - 12:53
7 St. Vincent
63 Thomas More
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3 Hobart
7 Union
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24 Colby
20 Hamilton
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0 William Paterson
14 Christopher Newport
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10 St. John Fisher
7 Ithaca
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21 Kenyon
19 Allegheny
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3rd - 14:59
7 SUNY-Maritime
7 Mount Ida
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27 Middlebury
7 Bates
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7 Catholic
48 Springfield
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10 Wesleyan
7 Amherst
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7 Bowdoin
49 Trinity (Conn.)
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14 Husson
7 Gallaudet
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21 Wabash
14 Oberlin
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2nd 5:14
6 Buffalo State
13 Utica
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3rd - 10:23
7 Ohio Northern
6 Muskingum
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2nd - 15:00
0 Montclair State
24 Frostburg State
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3 Rowan
20 Wesley
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10 Albright
5 Stevenson
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38 Wittenberg
3 DePauw
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14 Alma
14 Albion
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13 Shenandoah
24 Guilford
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3rd - 12:05
20 Plymouth State
0 Massachusetts Maritime
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2nd - 00:04
37 Wooster
18 Hiram
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28 Washington and Lee
0 Hampden-Sydney
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7 Alfred State
16 Anna Maria
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25 Bridgewater
10 Emory and Henry
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7 Wilkes
28 FDU-Florham
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10 Lebanon Valley
0 Misericordia
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7 Rochester
27 St. Lawrence
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6 RPI
7 Alfred
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10 Nichols
18 Curry
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3rd - 12:55
0 Southern Virginia
28 Salisbury
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2nd - 10:53
10 Ferrum
14 Brevard
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Randolph-Macon at Apprentice
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0 Ursinus
7 Susquehanna
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20 Cortland
13 Morrisville State
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14 Hope
36 Trine
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17 Trinity (Texas)
0 Sewanee
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7 Wartburg
7 Luther
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1:30 PM
Dickinson at Franklin and Marshall
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2nd - 03:38
7 Tufts
0 Williams
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2nd - 08:00
35 Mount Union
0 Wilmington
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2nd - 10:57
13 MIT
0 Coast Guard
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7 Maine Maritime
14 Norwich
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7 Heidelberg
21 Marietta
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14 Franklin
9 Rose-Hulman
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14 John Carroll
0 Capital
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2nd - 05:09
7 Bluffton
14 Manchester
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1:30 PM
Mount St. Joseph at Anderson
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1:35 PM
UW-Whitewater at UW-River Falls
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2:00 PM
Kean at TCNJ
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1st - 04:44
0 Greensboro
10 LaGrange
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1st - 03:33
7 Mass-Dartmouth
0 Worcester State
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1st - 03:01
12 Muhlenberg
3 McDaniel
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7 Western New England
0 Becker
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1st - 06:39
0 Methodist
13 Maryville (Tenn.)
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1st - 06:03
7 Adrian
0 Kalamazoo
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2:00 PM
Denison at Ohio Wesleyan
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Westminster (Pa.) at Washington and Jefferson
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2:00 PM
Berry at Millsaps
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1st - 07:28
0 Olivet
7 Benedictine
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1st - 04:14
7 Birmingham-Southern
7 Austin
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2:00 PM
Belhaven at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Q1 4:45
6 UW-Stevens Point
3 UW-Stout
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Eureka at MacMurray
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Carthage at Illinois Wesleyan
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1st - 02:25
7 Nebraska Wesleyan
6 Buena Vista
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1st - 05:21
7 Lakeland
0 Wisconsin Lutheran
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1st - 01:09
0 Rockford
0 Aurora
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1st - 03:38
0 Concordia (Wis.)
14 Concordia-Chicago
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Carleton at St. Olaf
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7:46 1st
0 Gustavus Adolphus
14 St. John's
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1st - 03:44
7 Augsburg
7 Concordia-Moorhead
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St. Thomas at Hamline
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1st - 01:51
6 Westminster (Mo.)
0 Greenville
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Coe at Loras
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Monmouth at Cornell
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Wheaton (Ill.) at North Park
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Northwestern (Minn.) at Martin Luther
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Hardin-Simmons at Texas Lutheran
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1st - 06:14
0 Grinnell
21 Lake Forest
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Carroll at Millikin
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Ripon at Macalester
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Lawrence at St. Norbert
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St. Scholastica at Crown
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Minnesota-Morris at Iowa Wesleyan
1st - 11:03
7 UW-Platteville
0 UW-Eau Claire
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2:30 PM
Merchant Marine at WPI
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2:30 PM
Rhodes at Centre
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Hanover at Earlham
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Beloit at Chicago
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UW-Oshkosh at UW-La Crosse
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Simpson at Dubuque
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Augustana at North Central (Ill.)
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East Texas Baptist at Louisiana College
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Hartwick at Brockport
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Western Connecticut at Bridgewater State
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Chapman at La Verne
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Pacific at Lewis and Clark
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Pacific Lutheran at Willamette
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Puget Sound at Whitworth
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Redlands at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
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George Fox at Linfield
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Sul Ross State at Howard Payne
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Dean at Castleton
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N.C. Wesleyan at Averett
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Baldwin Wallace at Otterbein
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Case Western Reserve at Geneva
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Carnegie Mellon at Thiel
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Knox at Illinois College
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10:00 PM
Whittier at Cal Lutheran
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Occidental at Pomona-Pitzer
Oct. 20: All times Eastern
Final
at Johns Hopkins 52, Gettysburg 0
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Oct. 21: All times Eastern
Halftime
3 Rowan
20 Wesley
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2nd - 15:00
0 Montclair State
24 Frostburg State
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38 Wittenberg
3 DePauw
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7 Catholic
48 Springfield
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7 Wartburg
7 Luther
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2nd - 08:00
35 Mount Union
0 Wilmington
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8:32, 2nd quarter
7 Heidelberg
21 Marietta
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2:00 PM
Westminster (Pa.) at Washington and Jefferson
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2:00 PM
Hardin-Simmons at Texas Lutheran
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2:00 PM
Belhaven at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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St. Thomas at Hamline
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7:46 1st
0 Gustavus Adolphus
14 St. John's
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2:00 PM
Carthage at Illinois Wesleyan
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1st - 05:34
7 Augsburg
7 Concordia-Moorhead
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2:00 PM
Berry at Millsaps
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1st - 11:03
7 UW-Platteville
0 UW-Eau Claire
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3:00 PM
UW-Oshkosh at UW-La Crosse
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3:00 PM
Augustana at North Central (Ill.)
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4:00 PM
Hartwick at Brockport
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4:30 PM
George Fox at Linfield
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7:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Geneva
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