Bearcats Host Boxers at McCulloch Stadium at 1:30 p.m.

Bearcats Host Boxers at McCulloch Stadium at 1:30 p.m.

By Robert McKinney, Athletics Communications Director, (503) 370-6110

SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University football team will take on Northwest Conference rival Pacific University this afternoon (Sat., Oct. 8) at McCulloch Stadium. Game time is set for 1:30 p.m. The game will complete Willamette's season-opening, 5-game homestand.

Willamette enters the game with a 1-3 overall record, but all three losses have been to teams that were nationally ranked. The Bearcats are 0-1 in the NWC. Pacific is 0-4 on the season and 0-1 in the NWC.

You can catch the Live Webcast courtesy of Willamette Athletics and Full Access Sports. The webcast, which will include audio as well as live video, will begin approximately 15 minutes prior to kickoff at 1:15 p.m. An Audio Only version also is available for computers with limited ability to receive video.

In addition, you can follow the game with Live Stats, which are available on the Willamette website. Live Stats provide updated statistics and a readable play-by-play throughout the game.

Tickets can be purchases at the gate. The Bearcats will not be playing at home again until Saturday, Oct. 29, when they will host Whitworth University.

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