Oct. 24, 2012
MULTIMEDIA AND SOCIAL MEDIA
VILLANOVA, Pa.--A battle of two ranked teams is in store during Homecoming Weekend as No. 19 Villanova (6-2, 4-1 CAA) hosts No. 23 Towson (3-4, 2-2 CAA) at Villanova Stadium on Saturday afternoon. This year's Homecoming game is sponsored by Lowe's Home Improvement and kicks off at 3:30 p.m. during a busy week of events om campus. Saturday's football game will also be televised live on the Comcast Network.
Following a 49-24 victory on the road at Georgia State last weekend the Wildcats jumped five spots in the Sports Network national poll this week. Villanova has posted victory margins of 21 or more points in each of its four CAA victories this season and has racked up 997 yards of total offense in its last two games alone.
Click on the links at the top of this release for ticket information, game notes and other relevant gameday links for this Saturday's game. Below is a full schedule of Athletics events on campus this week.
HOMECOMING WEEKEND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Wednesday, October 24
Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving vs. La Salle (3:00 PM)
Field Hockey vs. Penn (7:00 PM)
Thursday, October 25
Women's Soccer vs. DePaul (2:00 PM) -- BIG EAST Championship First Round
Friday, October 26
Hoops Mania (6:00 PM)
Field Hockey vs. Georgetown (7:00 PM)
Saturday, October 27
Swimming & Diving vs. James Madison and West Virginia (9:30 AM)
Men's Soccer vs. Pittsburgh (Noon)
Volleyball vs. Syracuse (1:00 PM)
Football vs. Towson (3:30 PM) -- Presented by Lowe's Home Improvement
Men's Basketball Blue and White Scrimmage (7:00 PM)