New York, N.Y. - The 2014 Skyline Conference Fall Festival will be held Nov. 7-8 on the campus of Purchase College in Purchase, N.Y., it was announced by the league's Directors of Athletics.
The two-day festival will include the finals of both the Men's & Women's Soccer Championships, as well as the semifinals and finals of the Women's Volleyball Championship. All told, eight teams will be gathering on the Purchase campus to compete for league titles and NCAA Tournament berths. In addition, the Skyline Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and the Purchase College Department of Athletics will host a volunteer activity in the local community.
The inaugural Skyline Fall Festival in 2013 attracted more than 1,800 spectators to the campus of Mount Saint Mary in Newburgh, N.Y., as league titles were captured by Farmingdale State (women's soccer), St. Joseph's-L.I. (women's volleyball), and Mount Saint Mary (men's soccer).
"The feedback last year from student-athletes, coaches and fans was extremely positive and we look forward to another exciting weekend of competition," says Skyline Commissioner Linda Bruno.
"Purchase will be a great setting for this year's Fall Festival with its tremendous facilities, while Director of Athletics Chris Bisignano and his staff do an outstanding job with operations, marketing and event management."
The Skyline Conference is an NCAA Division III conference consisting of 10 New York-based colleges and universities. The member institutions of the Skyline include Farmingdale State College, Mount Saint Mary College, SUNY Maritime, the College of Mount Saint Vincent, SUNY Old Westbury, SUNY Purchase, The Sage Colleges, Sarah Lawrence College, St. Joseph's-L.I. College, and Yeshiva University.
2014 SKYLINE FALL FESTIVAL EVENT SCHEDULE
Friday, November 7:
Women's Volleyball Semifinals
Saturday, November 8:
Women's Soccer - Championship Match
Men's Soccer - Championship Match
Women's Volleyball - Championship Match
(Games times TBA)