Football 9/17/2021 12:10:29 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – All seven Patriot League football programs will be in action Saturday, with each game available on the ESPN family of networks. Lehigh hosts Princeton, and Holy Cross travels to Yale to kick off Saturday’s action at noon with live coverage on ESPN+. Georgetown opens its home slate against Harvard, and Lafayette welcomes New Hampshire in a pair of 12:30 p.m. games on ESPN+. Colgate hosts William & Mary in the second of three consecutive home games, beginning at 1 p.m. on ESPN+. Fordham heads to Boca Raton, Fla., to play Conference-USA foe Florida Atlantic at 6 p.m. on ESPN3. Bucknell celebrates Family Weekend by hosting Penn at 6 p.m. on ESPN+.
FCS All-In Week 3 Episode Premieres Saturday Morning
A new episode of FCS All-In will premiere on YouTube on Saturday at 10 a.m. ET. The weekly online show highlights each of the NCAA FCS conferences. Fans can subscribe to the FCS All-In YouTube Channel, turn on notifications and check back every Saturday morning to see the Patriot League’s segment, as well as those from around the FCS.
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Holy Cross football moves past loss to Merrimack, gears up for Yale
Crusaders’ Head Coach Bob Chesney talks about moving past last week’s loss to Merrimack into its week three game at Yale with Jennifer Toland of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
Read The Worcester Telegram & Gazette Story
Lafayette and Lehigh are Back Home
The Morning Call’s Keith Groller gives five things to know about each of Lafayette and Lehigh’s home games on Saturday and discusses the difficult early-season schedules for both the Leopards and Mountain Hawks.
Read The Morning Call Story
Lafayette Football’s Behind The Mic
Lafayette Sports Network’s Gary Laubach and John Leone discuss the Leopards’ start to the season and its upcoming game against No. 23 New Hampshire on Saturday.
Watch Behind the Mic
Lehigh’s Brown and Flight Debuts for 2021 Season
LehighSports.com takes you inside the first two weeks of the Mountain Hawks’ season during episode one of the annual Brown and Flight series. Sophomore wide receiver Eric Johnson and sophomore defensive end Trevor Harris talk about the energy at Goodman Stadium in their first game with fans in the stands. Lehigh student-athletes and Head Coach Tom Gilmore also discuss the growth from the first two weeks of the season.
Watch Episode 1 of Brown and Flight
PRINCETON TIGERS (0-0, IVY) AT LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (0-2, 0-0 PL)
Goodman Stadium/Bethlehem, Pa. Noon (ESPN+)
BROADCAST (ESPN+): PxP – Steve Degler; Analyst – Doug Heater; Sideline – Kristi Fulkerson
RADIO BROADCAST (Fox Sports Radio 1230/1320 AM): PxP Matt Kerr; Analyst – Lance Haynes; Sideline – Matt Markus
GAME NOTES: LEHIGH
HOLY CROSS CRUSADERS (1-1, 0-0 PL) AT YALE BULLDOGS (0-0, IVY)
Yale Bowl/New Haven, Conn. Noon (ESPN+)
BROADCAST (ESPN+): PxP – Ron Vaccaro; Analysts – Jack Siedlicki and Jack Ford
GAME NOTES: HOLY CROSS
HARVARD CRIMSON (0-0, IVY) AT GEORGETOWN HOYAS (1-0, 0-0 PL)
Cooper Field/Washington, D.C. 12:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
BROADCAST (ESPN+): PxP – Jeremy Huber; Analyst – Emory Hunt
GAME NOTES: GEORGETOWN
No. 23/23 NEW HAMPSHIRE WILDCATS (2-0, CAA) AT LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS (0-2, 0-0 PL)
Fisher Stadium/Easton, Pa. 12:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
BROADCAST (ESPN+): PxP – Gary Laubach; Analysts – John Leone, Mike Joseph
GAME NOTES: LAFAYETTE
WILLIAM & MARY TRIBE (1-1, CAA) AT COLGATE RAIDERS (0-2, 0-0 PL)
Crown Field at Andy Kerr Stadium 1 p.m. (ESPN+)
BROADCAST (ESPN+): PxP – Eric Malanoski; Analyst – Jeff Bishop
GAME NOTES: COLGATE
FORDHAM RAMS (0-2, 0-0 PL) AT FLORIDA ATLANTIC OWLS (1-1, C-USA)
FAU Stadium/Boca Raton, Fla. 6 p.m. (ESPN3)
BROADCAST (ESPN3): PxP – Frank Forte; Analyst – Brandon Doughty
RADIO BROADCAST (WFUVSports.org): PxP – Nick DeLuca; Analyst
GAME NOTES: FORDHAM
PENN QUAKERS (0-0, IVY) AT BUCKNELL BISON (0-2, 0-0 PL)
Christy Mathewson Memorial Stadium/Lewisburg, Pa. 6 p.m. (ESPN+)
BROADCAST (ESPN+ ): PxP – Doug Birdsong; Analyst – Kevin Herr
RADIO BROADCAST (WVLY.com/The Valley)
GAME NOTES: BUCKNELL
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