Additional Game Times Announced

The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced the times for the first five games on its 2008 football slate.

The season-opener at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium against Villanova will kickoff at 3:30 p.m., and will be broadcast by ESPN Regional Television. The next two games on Sat., Sept. 6 at East Carolina and Thursday, Sept. 18, at Colorado, will be at 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., ET, respectively on ESPN.

The Sept. 27 Marshall game at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium will be played at 3:30 p.m. and televised by ESPN Regional Television, and the Oct. 4 home game against Rutgers will start at Noon and will be televised by ESPN Regional Television.

Other games slated for television are the Auburn home game on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m., EST on ESPN, the Friday, Nov. 28 contest at Pitt on ABC and the Sat., Dec. 6 home date with USF aired on either ESPN or ESPN2. West Virginia officially begins its 2008 preseason preparations when the players report on Friday, Aug. 1, and the first practice will be held on Sat., Aug. 2.

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