TOWSON, Md. – The entire 2014 Towson University football schedule has been released with all opponents, game times and broadcast information finalized.
Coming off a season in which the Tigers won a school-record 13 games and advanced to the FCS National Championship game, Towson will appear on television seven times in 2014.
The Tigers will play four non-conference games in addition to their eight-game Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) schedule. Towson will play six home games at Minnegan Field at Johnny Unitas® Stadium and six contests on the road.
The Tigers open their 2014 campaign with a home game against Central Connecticut on August 30 at 6 p.m. The game will be a ‘Gold Rush’ as all Towson fans are encouraged to wear gold to the home opener.
For the seventh year in a row, the Tigers will face an NCAA FBS opponent in the early season as Towson will travel to West Virginia University on September 6. The game, set to kickoff at 7:30 p.m., will be televised on ROOT Sports.
WVU will be the eighth FBS opponent to host the Tigers since 2008. Towson earned its first win over an FBS school last year when the Tigers won at Connecticut, 33-18.
Towson will wrap up its non-conference schedule the following two weeks when the Tigers travel to Delaware State (September 13, 2 p.m.) and host North Carolina Central (September 20, 6 p.m.).
Towson will remain at home for its first two CAA games, both scheduled to air on Comcast SportsNet. The Tigers take on 2013 CAA regular season champion Maine on September 27 at 7 p.m. before wrapping up a three-game homestand by facing Stony Brook on October 4 at 3:30 p.m.
On October 11, Towson visit James Madison and then remains on the road to face rival Delaware on October 18. Both games are set to kickoff at 12:30 p.m. and will air on Comcast SportsNet.
CAA newcomer Elon visits Unitas Stadium on November 1. That game, set to kickoff at 4 p.m., will be Towson’s homecoming game.
The Tigers travel to Villanova on November 8 for a 7 p.m. clash with the Wildcats. That contest will be broadcast on the American Sports Network.
Towson hosts William & Mary in its home finale on November 15 at 3 p.m. That game will be shown on Comcast SportsNet and fans are encouraged to ‘Black Out’ the stadium on senior day.
The Tigers wrap up their regular season on November 22 when they travel to Rhode Island for a 12:30 p.m. contest.