CFA Members & Friends,
Cornell lost to Columbia 18-8 in the Empire State Bowl at Schoellkopf Field this past Saturday. The loss put the “Big Red” in a three-way tie for third place in the Ivy League. Click here for a game recap. The complete 2017 schedule is as follows:
2017 Varsity Football Schedule
Home games are BOLD
|09/16/17||University of Delaware||Delaware Stadium||L 14-41||Postgame Story | Stats|
|09/23/17||Yale University||Yale Bowl, Class of 1954 Field||L 24-49||Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats|
|09/30/17||Colgate University||Schoellkopf Field||L 7-21||Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats|
|10/07/17||Harvard University||Schoellkopf Field||W 17-14||Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats|
|10/14/17||Bucknell University||Schoellkopf Field||L 18-26||Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats|
|10/21/17||Brown University||Schoellkopf Field||W 34-7||Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats|
|10/28/17||Princeton University||Princeton Stadium||W 29-28||Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats|
|11/04/17||Dartmouth College||Memorial Field||L 0-10||Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats|
|11/11/17||Columbia University||Schoellkopf Field||L 8-18||Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats|
|11/18/17||University of Pennsylvania||Franklin Field||L 22-29||Pregame Story | Postgame Story | Stats|
This week, the “Big Red” plays University of Pennsylvania (5-4) in the Trustees Cup with kickoff at 1:30pm at Franklin Field. Click here for the Cornell Sun pregame story. You can watch the game live on the Ivy League Digital Network (Eleven Sports) or tune in locally to WHCU 95.9 FM/870 AM to listen to the game on the radio with Barry Leonard and Phil Mahoney ’90.
The CFA hosted our final pregame tailgate event prior to Columbia game; it was “Senior Day” and a good time was had by all. Click here for the tailgate party photos. 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.
- The Cornell Club of Greater Philadelphia is hosting a tented, catered tailgate beginning at 11 a.m. at the outdoor parking lots at 34th and Chestnut Streets, just a few blocks from Franklin Field. Paid parking is available at the site and is recommended to all.
- The cost of the tailgate is anticipated to be about $27.50 per person (Catered event). Traditional Philly sandwiches, sides, salads and soft drinks and H2O.
- CFA members and parents are welcome to attend or host their own parties in the lots.
- We hope that CFA members will join the Cornell Club of Greater Philadelphia for this great, traditional event.
- Football tickets: You must buy football tickets separately.
- Go to: www.pennathletics.com/promo and enter the code “bigred”
- Tom Barron ’72, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 624 members. Please see our new CFA Membership Levels for 2018!
HELP US REACH OUR GOAL OF 700 MEMBERS BY JOINING TODAY!
For a list of current CFA Members click here. Feel free to forward this transmission to others and encourage them to sign up today.
Thanks for your support of the CFA – BEAT PENN!!!
Doug Pratt ’84