Wildcats Host Fordham Tonight at 8:00 PM in Home Opener
Sophomore running back Austin Medley ran for 62 yards against Temple in the season opener.

 
Sophomore running back Austin Medley ran for 62 yards against Temple in the season opener.
 

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The Last Meeting
No. 21 Fordham (NCAA Quarterfinals)10
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December 7, 2002
Villanova, Pa.
Football Flies Past Fordham, 24-10, to Advance to I-AA Semifinals
VILLANOVA, Pa. - On Saturday, Dec. 7, at Villanova Stadium, senior Brett Gordon completed 26-of-30 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns, leading Villanova to a 24-10 victory over Fordham in Division I-AA playoff quarterfinals. With the win, the Wildcats improve to 11-3 overall on the year and advance to the semifinals of the I-AA playoffs for the first time in school history.

VILLANOVA, Pa.--In the 2012 home opener Villanova (0-1) takes on Fordham (1-0) tonight at 8:00 PM. Saturday night's game will mark the first meeting between the Wildcats and the Rams since the 2002 playoffs.

Villanova opened the season by playing Temple in the 4th Annual Mayor's Cup at Lincoln Financial Field last Friday night, while Fordham began the year a day earlier with a win over Lock Haven.

Head coach Andy Talley is 9-0 in his Wildcats coaching career against the Rams, including a 24-10 victory in the last meeting on December 7, 2002 in the FCS quarterfinals. Villanova leads the all-time series against the Rams by an overall margin of 19-4-3 and the teams first met back in 1897.

Saturday night's game will be streamed live online at Villanova.com and fans can watch all of the action provided by Nova Nation All-Access, with Joe Eichhorn and Ryan Fannon on the call.

In addition to live streaming video and audio there are also live stats provided on Gametracker as well as frequent updates on the official Villanova Football twitter page (@NovaFootball). See the links at the top of this release for all of the information related to Saturday night's game.


 

 

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