Sacred Heart sets 11-game schedule

Sacred Heart's football program will kick off its season on Aug. 31 at Marist and play five home games as part of an 11-game schedule.

The Pioneers hope to build on a 2-9 season, including a 1-7 mark in the Northeast Conference, when they head to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to open their campaign against Marist from the Pioneer Football League.

Sacred Heart will host Division II Chowan (Sept. 21, Homecoming) and Monmouth (Nov. 2) in non-conference games, and Wagner (Oct. 5), Central Connecticut State (Oct. 12) and Duquesne (Nov. 9) within the NEC.

2013 Sacred Heart Football Schedule

Aug. 31, at Marist

Sept. 7, at Lafayette

Sept. 21, Chowan (Homecoming)

Sept. 28, at Bucknell

Oct. 5, Wagner*

Oct. 12, Central Connecticut State*

Oct. 19, at Bryant*

Oct. 26, at Saint Francis (Pa.)*

Nov. 2, Monmouth

Nov. 9, Duquesne*

Nov. 16, at Robert Morris*

* - Northeast Conference game