FCS to air seven Ivy League games
NEW YORK and PRINCETON, N.J.
FOX College Sports (FCS) announced Thursday that it will televise seven Ivy League football games for the 2013 season.
Featuring all eight Ivy League schools, the seven-game slate kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 28 as Dartmouth takes the field against Holy Cross at 7 p.m. ET in a non-conference matchup. Ivy League play on FCS gets underway over three-straight Saturdays in October with Dartmouth squaring off against Yale at 1:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 12, Brown playing host to Princeton at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 19 and Harvard hosting Princeton at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 26.
Preseason favorite Penn battles Brown on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 12:30 p.m. ET with the Quakers looking to capture their fourth Ivy League title in five years. On Saturday, Nov. 16, Cornell senior quarterback Jeff Mathews, a Walter Payton Award preseason nominee, leads the Big Red in a matchup against Columbia at 1 p.m. ET. Columbia closes out the schedule at home on Saturday, Nov. 23 against Brown at 1:30 p.m. ET.
Play-by-play announcer Eric Frede and former NFL linebacker Steve DeOssie will call the action.
"We are excited to enhance our national television presence that allows our fans and alumni to watch more Ivy League football games this season," said Ivy League Executive Director Robin Harris. "Our League is fortunate to add FOX College Sports to our roster of television partners and expand our television exposures to showcase Ivy League football."
"The Ivy League is one of the most storied and historic conferences in college football,” said Gary Ehrlich, Executive Vice President, FOX Sports Networks. "We are thrilled to be featuring all eight programs and showcasing their highly accomplished student-athletes to a national audience.”
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2013 Ivy League Football on FOX College Sports Schedule
ALL TIMES EASTERN
Sept. 28 — Holy Cross at Dartmouth, 7 p.m.
Oct. 12 — Yale at Dartmouth, 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 19 —Princeton at Brown, 6 p.m.
Oct. 26 — Princeton at Harvard, 1 p.m.
Nov. 2 — Penn at Brown, 12:30 p.m.
Nov. 16 — Columbia at Cornell, 1 p.m.
Nov. 23 — Brown at Columbia, 1:30 p.m.