Navy committed to 2014 Poinsettia Bowl

November 06, 2013 | WNST Staff

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl has set its lineup of teams for six years, beginning in 2014, bowl officials announced today. 
The Mountain West (MW) will continue as the anchor conference for the bowl game each year through 2019. MW opponents during the term shall include Navy, Army, BYU and teams from the Mid-American Conference (MAC). 
2014 – MW vs. Navy 2017- MW vs. MAC
2015- MW vs. Army 2018- MW vs. BYU
2016- MW vs. BYU 2019- MW vs. MAC
“The SDCCU Poinsettia Bowl has been a great addition to the local college football sports scene since its inception in 2005,” said Bill Geppert, president of the 2013 bowl game. “We are thrilled to continue the tradition of showcasing exciting football, spectacular pageantry and a tremendous economic boost for San Diego’s tourism industry through 2019.” 
Since 2005, the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl has generated $77 million in economic impact for the San Diego region. 
The 2013 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl kicks off Thursday, December 26th at Qualcomm Stadium. Kickoff is 6:30 p.m. (PT). This year’s game will feature a team from the Mountain West against a MAC opponent. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN.