Sept. 5, 2013
2013 Patriot League Football Broadcast Schedule | Patriot League Network
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Football fans will get to see the majority of the games during the 2013 season through either the new Patriot League Network or on national and regional television outlets.
A total of 41 contests will be avaialble in 2013 on either Patriot League Network or television outlets. In its first season, the free Patriot League Network will carry 26 games with coverage of nearly all of the home contests for five schools and 13 of the 21 League matchups.
There are 23 games already scheduled for television broadcasts, including four which will be available to a national audience. Two of those are with the Patriot League's television partner, CBS Sports Network, as Lehigh visits Fordham on Oct. 5 and Colgate heads to Holy Cross on Oct. 19. The Mountain Hawks will also appear twice on NBC Sports Network when they visit Princeton on Sept. 21 and Columbia on Oct. 12.
Lafayette will be once again be a leader in the FCS for television coverage, as the Leopards will have all 11 games broadcast through the Lafayette Sports Network and shown live on RCN-4, RCN-8 and WBPH-60. The Leopards will also have games shown through ESPN3 and ESPN GamePlan, and many of the telecasts will air tape-delay on MASN or MASN2.
In addition to the three national broadcasts, Lehigh will have all five of its home games televised. The Mountain Hawks will be on Service Electric 2 Sports for their first four home contests, with the 149th meeting against Lafayette shown on WFMZ-TV in the season finale. The matchup with the Leopards will also be televised live by MASN2 as well as LSN and WFMZ.
Holy Cross will have its home games against Harvard (Oct. 5) and Lafayette (Oct. 26) televised by WCTR-TV3 in Central Massachusetts, while Colgate's matchup with Albany on Saturday will be shown on Time Warner Sports Central New York.
Schools may add television or online broadcasts throughout the season. Nearly all of the League contests will be shown either through Patriot League Network or a television outlet.
All seven Patriot League schools are at home on Saturday, with games at Bucknell, Colgate, Fordham, Holy Cross and Lehigh available on Patriot League Network.
For the entire 2013 Patriot League football broadcast schedule, go here