Chairman’s Corner

September 26, 2017

CFA Members & Friends,

Cornell was defeated by Yale 49-24 in a disappointing loss at the Yale Bowl this past Saturday. Click here for a game recap. The complete 2017 schedule is as follows:

2017 Varsity Football Schedule
Home games are BOLD

DateOpponentLocationTime/ResultMedia Links
09/16/17 University of DelawareDelaware StadiumL 14-41Postgame Story | Stats
09/23/17 Yale UniversityYale Bowl, Class of 1954 FieldL 24-49Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats
09/30/17 Colgate UniversitySchoellkopf FieldL 7-21Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats
10/07/17 Harvard UniversitySchoellkopf FieldW 17-14Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats
10/14/17 Bucknell UniversitySchoellkopf FieldL 18-26Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats
10/21/17 Brown UniversitySchoellkopf FieldW 34-7Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats
10/28/17 Princeton UniversityPrinceton StadiumW 29-28Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats
11/04/17 Dartmouth CollegeMemorial FieldL 0-10Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats
11/11/17 Columbia UniversitySchoellkopf FieldL 8-18Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats
11/18/17 University of PennsylvaniaFranklin FieldL 22-29Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats

This week, the “Big Red” plays Colgate (1-3) in the home opener with kickoff at 1:30pm at Schoellkopf Field. You can watch the game live on the Ivy League Digital Network or tune in locally to WHCU 95.9 FM/870 AM to listen to Barry Leonard and Buck Briggs ’76 call the game on radio.

The CFA looks forward to hosting a pregame tailgate event at Colgate game starting at 12:00pm.

Look for the “Cornell Football Parents and CFA Tailgate HQ” banner in Crescent Parking Lot – we hope to C U all there. Special thanks to Amanda Backus, Jennifer Sposito, and their crew for their hard efforts in making these tailgate parties such special events! Here is our Schedule of Events; please check regularly for updates to this schedule.

IMPORTANT NOTE TO ALL CFA MEMBERS: CFA members can go to the ticket office in Bartels Hall on game day to obtain 2 season tickets. The ticket office will have a complete and up-to-date roster of all dues paying and lifetime CFA members.

We would like to thank all of our members for their generous support and encourage everyone to renew your membership today. As importantly, we need your help in encouraging others to join the CFA; Our current membership stands at 587 members.


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For a list of current CFA Members click here. Feel free to forward this transmission to others and encourage them to sign up today.

Please take a moment to watch video highlights from the Cornell-Yale game.

Finally, remember the CFA Awards ceremony will take place on October 7th (Harvard); Congratulations to award recipients Mark Allen ’74, George Arangio ’65, Phil Ratner ’66 and Leo Reherman ‘88. Additionally, we will be honoring the ’71 Championship and ’48-’52 Football Teams at our pregame tailgate festivities which will include the “Big Red” Band! Click here for more info.

Become a member of the CFA, make a donation, join the CFA mailing list – please find a way to be informed, stay involved and “get in the game”!!

Thanks for your support of the “New CFA” – BEAT COLGATE!!!

Doug Pratt ’84
CFA Chairman

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