Football Bowl Subdivision

Duquesne sets 2011 schedule

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Duquesne football will kick off its 2011 season on Sept. 3 at Bucknell and play five home games as part of an 11-game schedule.

The Dukes, who finished 7-4 last season, will follow up the season opener with a visit to Dayton on Sept. 10 and then return to Rooney Athletic Field for their home opener against Valparaiso on Sept. 17.

Duquesne's remaining home games are against fellow Northeast Conference members Bryant (Oct. 1), Central Connecticut State (Oct. 15), Wagner (Oct. 22) and Robert Morris (Nov. 19).

2011 Duquesne Football Schedule

Sept. 3, at Bucknell, Lewisburg, Pa.

Sept. 10, at Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Sept. 17, Valparaiso, Pittsburgh

Sept. 24, at St.Francis, Pa.*, Loretto, Pa.

Oct. 1, Bryant*, Pittsburgh

Oct. 8, at Albany*, Albany, N.Y.

Oct. 15, Central Connecticut State*, Pittsburgh

Oct. 22, Wagner*, Pittsburgh

Oct. 29, at Monmouth*, West Long Branch, N.J.

Nov. 12, at Sacred Heart*, Fairfield, Conn.

Nov. 19, Robert Morris*, Pittsburgh

*-Northeast Conference game

03/24 16:54:10 ET