Bucknell to host six in 2017

(STATS) - Bucknell will face defending Patriot League champion Lehigh on Homecoming as one of six home games in its 11-game 2017 schedule.

The Bison fell 20-13 at Lehigh last season in the champion Mountain Hawks' closest game in league play. This year, they will meet at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium on Nov. 4 in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Also in coach Joe Susan's eighth season, Bucknell will host Marist (Sept. 2), Sacred Heart (Sept. 23) and Monmouth (Sept. 30) in non-league matchups, and Holy Cross (Sept. 9) and Georgetown (Nov. 11) in the Patriot League.

Bucknell finished 4-7 overall, including 3-3 in the league, last season.

2017 Bucknell Schedule

Sept. 2, Marist

Sept. 9, Holy Cross*

Sept. 16, at William & Mary

Sept. 23, Sacred Heart

Sept. 30, Monmouth

Oct. 14, at Cornell

Oct. 21, at Lafayette*

Oct. 28, at Colgate*

Nov. 4, Lehigh* (Homecoming)

Nov. 11, Georgetown*

Nov. 16, at Fordham*

* - Patriot League game

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