Frostburg, Md. ...
Frostburg State University has announced its 2001 football schedule that will feature a Division I-AA opponent and a pair of 2000 NCAA Division III playoff participants.
For the third straight year, the Bobcats will open the season against a Division I-AA foe when they visit Marist (N.Y.) College on Saturday, September 8 at 7:00. The Red Foxes, members of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, were 6-4 in 2000.
FSU begins its home slate on September 15 against perennial power Allegheny (Pa.) College at 1:00 before hitting the road to take on Brockport State University on September 22 at 1:30. Last year, the Golden Eagles posted their first undefeated regular season (8-0), including an 18-17 thriller over FSU at Bobcat Stadium, and advanced to the NCAA Division III Playoffs for the first time in school history.
The Bobcats then return home on September 29 to face Chowan College at 1:00 before opening Atlantic Central Football Conference play at defending league champion and national playoff participant Wesley College on October 6 at 1:00.
Frostburg State hosts Catholic University, which missed the national playoffs last season for the first time in four years, on October 13 at 1:00 and visits Newport News Apprentice for another ACFC contest October 27 at 1:00.
The Bobcats then welcome Waynesburg College for Homecoming on November 3 at 1:00 before closing out the season in the Third Annual Regents Cup against Salisbury University on November 10 at 1:00. The game site has not been announced.
Frostburg State University 2001 Football Schedule
Sept. 8 at Marist College 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 15 Allegheny College 1:00 p.m.
Sept. 22 at Brockport State University 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 29 Chowan College 1:00 p.m.
Oct. 6 at Wesley College* 1:00 p.m.
Oct. 13 Catholic University 1:00 p.m.
Oct. 27 at Newport News Apprentice* 1:00 p.m.
Nov. 3 Waynesburg College (Homecoming) 1:00 p.m.
Nov. 10 vs. Salisbury University! 1:00 p.m.
* Atlantic Central Football Conference opponents
! Third Annual Regents Cup (site TBA)
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303