The Human Region
La Salle Explorer v. Pennsylvania Quaker
This first round matchup seems like it could be decent on the surface, with two humans facing off against each other. Then you realize the Explorer has a huge advantage. The Quakers tend to be a peaceful people, and although La Salle is named for a saint, their mascot is not. The Explorer easily advances after the bludgeoning of the peaceful Quaker.
The Ornithological Region
Temple Owl v. Saint Joseph’s Hawk
The talons are out in this fierce first-round battle. These birds of prey are a pretty even match and it could be any bird’s game. While the Owl may be thought of as the wiser of the two, the Hawk is ferocious, quick and a natural born hunter. Both birds get in some good shots, as this one comes down to the wire. In the end, the Hawk pulls out the close victory to move on to the semifinals.
La Salle Explorer v. Drexel Dragon
Taking things back to the medieval times fantasy, the Explorer faces off against the mythical Dragon. A dragon slayer is hard to come by in this world, and unfortunately the Explorer has no talking donkey to help woo the Dragon. The Explorer puts up a decent fight to start, but his fire-breathing adversary proves too much to handle, as the Dragon easily advances to the finals.
Saint Joseph’s Hawk v. Villanova Wildcat
The Wildcat has the huge size advantage in this battle, but the Hawk has high-flying ability. While the Hawk’s aerial attack can score a few good shots on the Wildcat, the size difference proves to be too much. Although able to peck away, the Hawk is eventually caught by the Wildcat and finished off for good, sending the Wildcat to the Mascot Madness Finals
Drexel Dragon v. Villanova Wildcat
We’ve made it. Here we go for the most exciting Mascot Championship in recent memory. Both the Dragon and the Wildcat possess breakaway speed, but the Dragon is on a different level. With his flying ability and fire-breathing offensive attack, the Dragon cruises to the title over the Wildcat.
There we have it folks, your 2013 Mascot Madness Champion, the Drexel Dragon.
Think I’m wrong? There’s a very good chance I am, so let me know your thoughts on who would win.
By: Kyle Babcock
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