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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 30 years, covering covering Penn State football, Villanova basketball and other college sports, along with golf and the Penn Relays. This is his seventh season on The Inquirer’s Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976-84.

Joining Joe this season is Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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