Tuesday, March 28, 2017 7:40 pm
Saint Francis releases football schedule
Defending NAIA national football champion Saint Francis has announced its 2017 schedule, which will mark the 20th season for the program.
Saint Francis (13-1) beat Baker 38-17 in Daytona Beach, Florida in December to win its first national title.
The Cougars will open the regular season against a new opponent, traveling to Jamestown University (North Dakota) on Sept. 2. The home portion starts Sept. 9 against St. Francis of Illinois.
The traditional rivalry game against 2015 national champion Marian will be on the road Sept 30.
Spring practice begins Friday, with the annual Blue-Black game at noon April 22.