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Speir, Catamounts Release 2012 Schedule PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Monday, 30 January 2012 12:54

Mark Speir, who was named the new head football coach at Western Carolina University in December, has announced the Catamounts 2012 schedule. Speir makes his head-coaching debut on

Thursday, August 30, when the Catamounts, who were winless in Southern Conference play last season, open the campaign at home against Division II school Mars Hill at E.J. Whitmore Stadium/Bob Waters Field.
The Catamounts (1-10 overall; 0-8 SoCon) will also play road games at Marshall on September 8 and at Alabama on November 17 (in their regular-season finale). WCU will play five home games this year, including a matchup with Speir's old boss, Jerry Moore, and Appalachian State University on Saturday, October 27. The Catamounts will play SoCon champion Georgia Southern in their Homecoming game on Saturday, October 6; WCU plays Chattanooga on Senior Day, Saturday, November 10.


2012 Western Carolina Football Schedule:


Thursday, Aug. 30 - Mars Hill

Saturday, Sept. 8 - at Marshall

Saturday, Sept. 15 - at Wofford*

Saturday, Sept. 22 - Samford*

Saturday, Sept. 29 - at Furman*

Saturday, Oct. 6 - Georgia Southern* (Homecoming)

Saturday, Oct. 13 - at The Citadel*

Saturday, Oct. 20 - at Elon*

Saturday, Oct. 27 - Appalachian State*

Saturday, Nov. 3 - Chattanooga*

Saturday, Nov. 17 - at Alabama


* - Southern Conference game




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