NEWBERRY, S.C. - Newberry College will field a junior varsity football squad in the 2010 season, it was announced today by head coach Todd Knight. The JV Wolves will host three games in the fall of 2010, marking the first competitive junior varsity football team at Newberry since 1948.
"I'm excited we are fielding the junior varsity team in 2010 because of the opportunity it gives our younger players to develop," Knight said. "It's also a great recruiting opportunity for Newberry College because of the large number of potential student-athletes that will be coming to visit our campus."
All junior varsity games will take place on Fridays at Setzler Field, starting with the opener on September 10 against North Carolina Tech Preparatory Christian Academy of Charlotte. Fork Union Military Academy will visit on September 24 and the JV slate will wrap up on Homecoming weekend when Hargrave Military Academy will visit on October 1.