Chairman’s Corner

October 17, 2017

CFA Members & Friends,

Cornell lost to Bucknell 26-18 at Schoellkopf Field 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 Brown (2-3) at home with kickoff at 3:00pm at Schoellkopf Field. Click here for the pregame story. 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 the game on the radio.

JV Football: Due to our current status with injuries, team depth and Ivy League/Compliance scheduling rules, the JV Game vs Ithaca College scheduled for this Sunday, Oct 22 is cancelled and will not be able to be rescheduled. – Ryan J. McNamee, Director of Football Operations

It’s Homecoming weekend and the Cornell Athletics Homecoming Tailgate 2017 starts at 12:00 noon on Kite Hill Crescent Lot – I encourage you to attend! Register now!. Here is our Schedule of Events; please check regularly for updates to this schedule. For more details on university Homecoming weekend events and activities, click here.

The CFA hosted another terrific pregame tailgate event at the Bucknell game and a good time was had by all! Special thanks to Amanda Backus, Jennifer Sposito, and their crew for their hard efforts in making these tailgate parties such special events! (view Bucknell Tailgate photos here) Here is our Schedule of Events; please check regularly for updates to this schedule. There will be no CFA tailgate during Homecoming weekend. Our final CFA pre-game event will be on November 11, 2017 (12noon) prior to the Columbia game – we look forward to seeing you there!!

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. Welcome all the new members that have recently joined the CFA as our ranks have recently grown to 616 paid members and we have surpassed our initial goal of 600 dues paying members and are well on our way to 700 paid memberships and 235 lifetime memberships by the end of the year. I personally want to give a special shout out to the parents of current players that have joined our ranks as a significant portion of our recent growth has been from the parents of our players. With increased membership, we are positioned to improve the tailgates and provide the meals for the players after the home games. As always, CFA members are welcome at all CFA sponsored tailgates. The combining of the parents’ tent and the CFA tent allows for a larger venue and promotes the familial atmosphere as originally planned when the CFA was formed back in the early 90’s.

As importantly, we need your help in encouraging others to join the CFA; Our current membership stands at 616 members.

HELP US REACH OUR GOAL OF 700 MEMBERS BY JOINING TODAY!

Join Now!

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

Finally, please take a moment to look at this survey regarding the CFA Golf Outing. We appreciate your feedback on making this an even better event in the future.

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 CFA – BEAT BROWN!!!

GO BIG RED !!!
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Doug Pratt ’84
CFA Chairman
dpratt@cornellfootballassociation.org
cornellfoootballassociation.org

(636) 262-0048
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