FCS Football News
Robert Morris to open season against Dayton
Moon Township, PA (Sports Network) - Robert Morris will kick off its 2011 football schedule by hosting the University of Dayton on Sept. 3 - one of five home games for the Colonials.
The Colonials, 2010 Northeast Conference co-champions, are opening the season at Joe Walton Stadium for the first time since 2008. Dayton is coming off a co-championship in the Pioneer Football League.
Robert Morris' other four home games will be against NEC opponents: St. Francis, Pa., on Homecoming Day (Oct. 8); Bryant (Oct. 22); Sacred Heart (Oct. 29); and Wagner (Nov. 12).
Robert Morris finished the 2010 season with an 8-3 record after advancing to the FCS playoffs as the conference's first representative.
2011 Robert Morris Football Schedule
All Times ET
Sept. 3, Dayton, Moon Township, Pa., noon
Sept. 10. at Liberty, Lynchburg, Va., TBA
Sept. 17, at Morgan State, Baltimore, 4 p.m.
Oct. 1, at Monmouth*, West Long Branch, N.J., TBA
Oct. 8, St. Francis (Pa.)*, Moon Township, Pa., TBA
Oct. 15, at Albany*, Albany, N.Y., TBA
Oct. 22, Bryant*, Moon Township, Pa., noon
Oct. 29, Sacred Heart*, Moon Township, Pa., noon
Nov. 5, at Central Connecticut State*, New Britain, Conn., TBA
Nov. 12, Wagner*, Moon Township, Pa., noon
Nov. 19, at Duquesne*, Pittsburgh, TBA
*-Northeast Conference game
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