PFL champ San Diego sets 2017 schedule
(STATS) - San Diego will play five home games while trying to defend the Pioneer Football League title in its 11-game schedule that was announced Saturday.
The Toreros are coming off a 10-2 record and the first-ever FCS playoff win by a PFL team last season. They finished 19th in the STATS FCS Top 25.
This season, coach Dale Lindsey's team will host Western New Mexico in the opener Sept. 2 and then four PFL opponents: Butler (Sept. 23), Morehead State (Oct. 14), Drake (Nov. 4) and Marist (Nov. 18).
Highlights of the road portion of the schedule includes a trip to 2016 Ivy League co-champ Princeton (Sept. 16) and a matchup against PFL runner-up Dayton (Sept. 30).
San Diego Schedule=
Sept. 2, Western New Mexico
Sept. 9, at UC Davis
Sept. 16, at Princeton
Sept. 23, Butler*
Sept. 30, at Dayton*
Oct. 14, Morehead State*
Oct. 21, at Jacksonville*
Oct. 28, at Stetson*
Nov. 4, Drake*
Nov. 11, at Davidson*
Nov. 18, Marist*
* - Pioneer Football League game