Monday, May 14, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College today released its 2012 football schedule. The Titans will play five home games at Harold Burry Stadium including two night games; its season opener vs. nonconference-foe Hiram Sept. 1 and against Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC)-foe Saint Vincent Sept. 22, both games starting at 7 p.m. The 2012 slate also includes two "bye" weeks.
After hosting Hiram, the Titans will rest during one of their "bye" weeks before traveling to Thomas More Sept. 15 at 1:30 p.m. for its PAC opener.
Westminster then plays seven games against PAC teams. After its home night game against Saint Vincent, the other three home PAC games, all starting at 1 p.m., include Grove City for Homecoming (Sept. 29), Bethany (Oct. 20), and Thiel (Nov. 3).
In addition to Thomas More, the other three road games are at Washington & Jefferson (Oct. 13, 1 p.m.), Waynesburg (Oct. 27, 1:30 p.m.), and at Geneva (Nov. 11, 1 p.m.) in the season-finale rivalry game.
The complete schedule is as follows:
Sept. 1 -- HIRAM -- 7 p.m.
Sept. 8 -- BYE
Sept. 15 -- @ Thomas More* -- 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 22 -- SAINT VINCENT* -- 7 p.m.
Sept. 29 -- GROVE CITY* (Homecoming) -- 1 p.m.
Oct. 6 -- BYE
Oct. 13 -- @ Washington & Jefferson - 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 20 -- BETHANY* -- 1 p.m.
Oct. 27 -- @ Waynesburg - 1:30 p.m.
Nov. 3 -- THIEL* -- 1 p.m.
Nov. 10 -- @ Geneva -- 1 p.m.
HOME GAMES IN CAPS
*Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) games
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.