SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Roy Hampton's 4-yard run with 2:18 left lifted Trinity of Texas past St. John's of Minnesota 41-34 Saturday and into the NCAA Division III championship game.
Trinity (14-0), making its first appearance in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl, will face two-time defending champion Mount Union, which defeated John Carroll 57-19 in the other semifinal.
Hampton also completed 16 of 26 passes for 171 yards and a touchdown, and he ran for 89 yards.
Kent Crowley ran for 155 yards and two touchdowns for St. John's (12-2). Blake Elliott caught 15 passes for 155 yards and three TDs.
The Johnnies, who gave coach John Gagliardi his 400th career win with a quarterfinal victory over Linfield, scored 21 straight points in the second half and tied it 34-34 when Ross Denne threw a 7-yard touchdown to Elliott with 9:57 left.
Denne completed 21 of 43 passes for 213 yards and three touchdowns.
Jeremy Boyce led the Tigers in rushing with 150 yards and one touchdown on 34 carries.
Trinity's Jerheme Urban had a 91-yard kickoff return for a touchdown with 1:48 left in the first half.
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