TAHLEQUAH – After a full baptism of MIAA contests last season, Northeastern State’s 2013 football schedule released Tuesday includes one non-conference game.
NSU will play host to Eastern New Mexico on Oct. 19 as the only non-league game in an 11-contest slate. NSU will open at Pittsburg State and will begin the home slate Sept. 14 against Missouri Southern. Homecoming is Oct. 5 against Northwest Missouri State.
The RiverHawks are set to play all 10 opponents from last season, while adding an additional non-conference home game. NSU will play five games on the road and six games inside Doc Wadley Stadium.
The full schedule:
S7— at Pittsburg St., 7 p.m.
S14— Mo. Southern, 2:30 p.m.
S21—Washburn, 6 p.m.
S28—at Emporia St., 1 p.m.
O5— NW Mo. State, 2 p.m.
O12 — at Mo. Western, 1:30 p.m.
O19— E. New Mexico, 2 p.m.
O26 — at C. Missouri, TBA
N2 — SW Baptist, 2 p.m.
N9 — at Lincoln, TBA
N16 —C. Oklahoma, 1 p.m.
NSU women third in golf
FORT SMITH, Ark. – The Northeastern State women’s golf team finished third after Tuesday’s final round of the UAFS Lions Classic at the par-70, 5,829-yard Hardscrabble Country Club. NSU finished at 642 (330-312), with Newman winning the tournament with a 627 total.
RiverHawk seniors Kelsey Kirkpatrick and Whitney McAteer both finished in the top five. Kirkpatrick tied for second with a 13-over-par 153 (79-74). McAteer stood alone in fourth with a 15-over 155 (78-77).