Vol. 20, No. 18

July 19, 2001

Get ready for Blue Hen football

The Fightin' Blue Hens will kick off the 2001 season by hosting Rhode Island in a Thursday night game, Aug. 30. Other Delaware Stadium night games include West Chester (Freshman Parents Night) on Sept. 15 and Massachusetts on Sept. 22. All night games begin at 7 p.m.

The home game schedule also includes the Oct. 13 Homecoming meeting with Hofstra beginning at noon; an Oct. 20 game against William & Mary for Parents Day with kickoff at 1 p.m.; and a Nov. 10 meeting with Richmond starting at 1 p.m.

The Hens‚ will open their road schedule Sept. 8 with their first-ever trip to Statesboro against Georgia Southern, followed by back-to-back trips to New England–on Sept. 29 at Northeastern and on Oct. 6 game at New Hampshire. Following a Nov. 3 visit to James Madison, the Hens will play the regular season finale Nov. 17 at Villanova.