Sept. 30, 2011
Patriot League Football Gameday - Week 5
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Center Valley, Pa. - Two Patriot League contests and three difficult non-League affairs open up the second month of the football season on Saturday, with Georgetown and Bucknell fighting for first place in the standings in Lewisburg.
The Hoyas visit the Bison and Fordham travels to Colgate in League action that will kick off at 1 p.m. Georgetown is trying to take sole posssesion of first place in the Patriot League by moving to 2-0 with a victory, while the Bison play their League opener and attempt to knot Holy Cross at 1-0 while handing Georgetown its first League loss. The Fordham/Colgate game will not count towards the League standings because the Rams are ineligible for the Patriot League title.
The non-League contests will also kick off in the afternoon, with Holy Cross, No. 13/14 Lehigh and Lafayette all facing challenges. The Crusaders visit No. 7/9 New Hampshire at 12 p.m., the Mountain Hawks host 2-0 Yale at 12:30 p.m. and the Leopards play their home opener against Harvard at 1 p.m.
Three of the games will be televised, with Fordham/Colgate on Time Warner Sports Central New York, Yale at Lehigh shown on Service Electric 2 Sports and Harvard/Lafayette broadcast by the Lafayette Sports Network on RCN-4, RCN-8 and WBPH-60 and also streamed live on ESPN3.com.
For all of the live stat, audio and video links for each game, as well as the Patriot League weekly release and school gameday central and game notes heading into the matchups and recaps at the conclusion of the action, visit the Patriot League Football Gameday page for all of Saturday's contests.
The Patriot League will also keep fans informed via its new Football Twitter page. The account will include score updates throughout the afternoon, and also features additional news and notes for the 2011 season.
For all of the latest information from the Patriot League and all seven schools, as well as coverage from media outlets around the League, visit the Football Central page.