Sept. 26, 2006
Washington, D.C. - The Georgetown University football game against Colgate on Saturday, September 30 will be shown on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN), it was announced yesterday. The Patriot League matchup will air on a tape-delayed basis at 3:30 p.m., following a game between Navy and Connecticut.
The Hoyas game with the Red Raiders will be rebroadcast on Sunday at 6:30 a.m.
MASN is a regional sports network owned by the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals that reaches 3.6 million households throughout the mid-Atlantic region. For more information, visit www.masn.tv.
MASN can be found locally on DirecTV (Channel 626), Cox Communications (Ch. 102 in Fairfax, Va.; Ch. 79 in Fredericksburg, Va.), RCN Cable (Channel 84), VerizonFIOS (Channel 66), Charter Communications (check local listings) and Comcast.
Georgetown (1-3 overall, 0-1 Patriot League) faces Colgate (1-2) in the Raiders first league game of the season on Saturday. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. at Andy Kerr Stadium. Mark Larson will handle the play-by-play and Dale Drypolcher will serve as the color analyst, with Dan Liedka on the sidelines.
Hoya junior quarterback Matt Bassuener (Port Edwards, Wisc./Edwards/Western Reserve Academy) was named the Patriot League's Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after nearly leading the Hoyas back from a 20-point deficit in a 23-21 loss at Columbia.
Trailing 17-0 in the second quarter, Bassuener came off the bench and finished the game completing 17-of-22 passes for a career-high 177 yards with three touchdowns, while running eight times for 52 yards, including a 22-yard gain on a scoring drive in the third quarter.
The Hoya defense has been led by senior linebacker Chris Paulus (Manlius, N.Y./Christian Brothers), who leads the team and the Patriot League, in tackles with 42 overall. He has led Georgetown in three of four games this year, including a career-high 14 stops against Brown two weeks ago.
This will be the fifth meeting between Georgetown and Colgate. The Raiders have won all four meetings between the teams.