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MWSU Returns to National Spotlight in 2014 Schedule

Griffon Football will be featured on CBS Sports Network during their first-ever meeting with Lindenwood.
(ST. JOSEPH) Missouri Western released its 2014 football schedule on Monday, which includes a return to the national spotlight.

The Griffons will head to St. Charles, Mo. for their first-ever meeting with Lindenwood on Thursday, Sept. 25 as the CBS Sports Network Division II Game of the Week. It marks the first time since 2011 and the second time ever that MWSU has been featured on the network.

The schedule shifts to an All-MIAA lineup this season with the first contest coming in St. Joseph on Thursday, Sept. 4 against Central Missouri.

The Griffons will play five games at Spratt Stadium, including hosting Pittsburg State for the second striaght year on Oct. 4 for Hall of Fame weekend. Emporia State, coming of an NCAA Tournament appearance, comes to MWSU for Homecoming on Oct. 25. 

MWSU visits defending Division II National Champion Northwest on Nov. 1. No longer the season finale, the Griffons will play two following games before wrapping up the regular season at Missouri Southern on Nov. 15.

2014 GRIFFON FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Thur. 9/4 CENTRAL MISSOURI 7:00 PM
Sat. 9/13 at Central Oklahoma 6:00 PM
Sat. 9/20 NORTHEASTERN STATE 6:00 PM
(FAMILY DAY)
Thur. 9/25 at Lindenwood 7:00 PM
CBS SPORTS NETWORK
Sat. 10/4 PITTSBURG STATE 6:00 PM
(HALL OF FAME GAME)
Sat. 10/11 at Fort Hays State 7:00 PM
Sat. 10/18 at Washburn 1:00 PM
Sat. 10/25 EMPORIA STATE 1:30 PM
(HOMECOMING)
Sat. 11/1 at Northwest Missouri State 1:00 PM
Sat. 11/8 NEBRASKA-KEARNEY 1:30 PM
(SENIOR DAY)
Sat. 11/15 at Missouri Southern 1:00 PM
Sat. 11/22 NCAA Division II Playoffs (Opening Round)
Sat. 11/29 NCAA Division II Playoffs (Second Round)
Sat. 12/6 NCAA Division II Playoffs (Quarterfinals)
Sat. 12/13 NCAA Division II Playoffs (Semifinals)
Sat. 12/20 NCAA Division II National Championship Game (Kansas City, KS)
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