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).

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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

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