Villanova to open at BC, play five at home in 2013

Villanova University's football program will kick off the 2013 season at Boston College and play five home games as part of an 11-game schedule this year.

Coach Andy Talley's squad, which earned a share of the CAA Football title last year, will visit Boston College on Aug. 30 for the first meeting between the two programs since 1980.

The Wildcats will play home games against CAA opponents Stony Brook (Sept. 21), William & Mary (Oct. 5), Maine (Oct. 26) and Delaware (Nov. 23). In addition, they will host Penn (Sept. 28) from the Ivy League.

Villanova had an 8-4 record last season.


Aug. 30, at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Sept. 7, at Fordham, Bronx, N.Y.

Sept. 21, Stony Brook*, Villanova, Pa.

Sept. 28, Penn, Villanova, Pa.

Oct. 5, William & Mary*, Villanova, Pa.

Oct. 12, at Towson*, Towson, Md.

Oct. 19, at New Hampshire*, Durham, N.H.

Oct. 26, Maine*, Villanova, Pa.

Nov. 2, at James Madison*, Harrisonburg, Va.

Nov. 9, at Rhode Island*, Kingston, R.I.

Nov. 23, Delaware*, Villanova, Pa.

* - CAA Football