Chairman’s Corner

October 30, 2018

CFA Members & Friends,

Cornell was defeated by Princeton 66-0 in a disappointing loss at Princeton Stadium this past Saturday. CLICK HERE for a game recap. The complete 2018 schedule is as follows:

2018 Varsity Football Schedule
Home games are BOLD

DateOpponentLocationTime/ResultMedia Links
09/15/18 University of DelawareDelaware StadiumL 10-27GAME RECAP | STATS
09/22/18 Yale UniversitySchoellkopf FieldL 21-30GAME RECAP | STATS
09/29/18 Sacred Heart UniversitySchoellkopf FieldW 43-24GAME RECAP | STATS
10/06/18 Harvard UniversitySchoellkopf FieldW 28-24GAME RECAP | STATS
10/13/18 Colgate UniversityCrown Field at Andy Kerr StadiumL 0-31GAME RECAP | STATS
10/20/18 Brown UniversityBrown StadiumW 34-16GAME RECAP | STATS
10/27/18 Princeton UniversityPrinceton StadiumL 0-66GAME RECAP | STATS
11/02/18 University of PennsylvaniaSchoellkopf FieldL 7-20GAME RECAP | STATS
11/10/18 Dartmouth CollegeSchoellkopf FieldL 24-35GAME RECAP | STATS
11/17/18 Columbia UniversityLawrence A. Wien StadiumL 21-24GAME RECAP | STATS

This week, the “Big Red” plays UPENN (5-2) for the Trustees’ Cup Friday night under the lights, live on ESPNU with kickoff at 6:00pm at Schoellkopf Field. CLICK HERE for a game preview. The game will be part of the Ivy League on ESPN package and will be broadcast on ESPNU 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 UPENN game starting at 4:00pm on Tanner Terrace overlooking Schoellkopf Field. Look for the “Cornell Football Parents and CFA Tailgate HQ” banner On Tanner Terrace – 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.

Here is a schedule of the day’s activities.

11/02/2018 | vs University of Pennsylvania (Trustees’ Cup)

  • Cornell CFA tailgate on Tanner Terrace w/ CFA pop-up tent.
  • Tailgate Opens at 4:00 for Drinks & Appetizers followed by a Hot and Cold Buffet beginning at 4:30
  • Alumni Reception - 1980's-1990's | 7:30pm (Halftime) | Hall of Fame Room

CFA Season tickets can now be picked up at the Will-Call Gate, as well as the ticket office in Bartels Hall. Both locations 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 602 members. Please see our new CFA Membership Levels for 2018!


CFA Membership Progress
Members as of 05/10/2019
GOAL: 800 Members

Feel free to forward this transmission to others and encourage them to sign up today.

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”!!

Finally, the CFA will be hosting receptions for players and friends of football on Tanner Terrace to help promote camaraderie and our efforts on the important “It’s Time Challenge” initiative. Click here for more info and to register.

  • November 2nd (Friday night) | Penn | 1980’s-1990’s | 7:30pm (Halftime) | Hall of Fame Room
  • November 10th | Dartmouth | 2000’s-2010’s | 11:00am
    • Special Performance: The Cornell "Hangovers" will be celebrating their 50th anniversary this weekend with a cappella performances during the CFA Alumni Reception AND the CFA tailgate event.

Thanks for your support of the CFA – BEAT PENN!!!


Doug Pratt '84
CFA Chairman
(636) 262-0048