UNH to open new stadium against Holy Cross

(STATS) - New Hampshire football will play its inaugural game at Wildcat Stadium against Holy Cross on Sept. 10, 2016.

The non-conference matchup is one of five home games UNH will play as part of an 11-game schedule announced Thursday.

The other four games at UNH's new $25 million stadium, which is under construction and will seat nearly 12,000 fans, are CAA Football matchups against William & Mary (Oct. 1, Homecoming), James Madison (Oct. 15), Stony Brook (Oct. 29) and Albany (Nov. 12).

UNH will open the season Sept. 3 in a first-ever meeting against San Diego State at Qualcomm Stadium.

2016 UNH FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Sept. 3, at San Diego State

Sept. 10, HOLY CROSS

Sept. 17, at Dartmouth

Sept. 24, at Rhode Island*

Oct. 1, WILLIAM & MARY* (Homecoming)

Oct. 8, at Elon*

Oct. 15, JAMES MADISON*

Oct. 22, at Towson*

Oct. 29, STONY BROOK*

Nov. 12, ALBANY*

Nov. 19, at Maine*

* - CAA Football game

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