WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA9)-- For the first time in its school history the Gallaudet Bison will make a post season appearance in the NCAA Division 3 football playoffs.

At a watch party on Sunday night it was announced that the Bison, who are ranked #25, willface #7 Hobart College on the road in Geneva, NY.

Nick Elstad, a safety and senior said, "We've come a long way from 4 years ago to this point. It's a great announcement."

Gallaudet University is the nation's first college for the deafand was established in 1864.

The first round play off game is scheduled for Saturday November 23rd at noon.