The ninth-ranked Crimson Hawks open their 2017 season on Thursday night, August 31,
when they host Ashland at George P. Miller Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:00
p.m. on Frank Cignetti Field.
IUP is coming off of a 10-2 season in
which it reached the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs for
the second straight year. But the 15 returning starters will be led by a
face, as Coach Paul Tortorella
took the reigns of the program after 22 seasons as the IUP defensive
Ashland is a traditional power out of the GLIAC, just
missing out on a playoff bid last year after putting together a
successful 9-2 campaign.
The first 1,000 fans get a free light-up bracelet! IUP students with valid I-Cards get in free.