Thursday, December 25, 2014

Penn State game at Virginia to start at noon

Penn State's first road game of the 2012 season, at Virginia on Sept. 8, will begin at noon and be televised on ABC.

Penn State game at Virginia to start at noon

Penn State's initial road game of the 2012 season, on Sept. 8 at Virginia, will kick off at noon and be televised by ABC, the university announced Thursday.

This is the fourth kickoff time to be announced for the upcoming season. The Nittany Lions will take on Northwestern at Beaver Stadium at noon on Oct. 6, will play at Iowa at 8 p.m. (Philadelphia time) on Oct. 20 and will host Ohio State at 6 p.m. on Oct. 27.

Penn State last played Virginia during the 2002 season. The Lions lead the series 5-2. The Cavaliers will visit Beaver Stadium on Sept. 14, 2013.

The Cavaliers finished 8-5 last season, closing with a loss to Auburn in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl. They are one of 10 bowl teams that will serve as Penn State opponents this seaosn.

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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

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