The Lehigh Valley Steelhawks are excited to announce their 2013 PIFL schedule - the Steelhawks first ever PIFL game will be Friday, March 8th in Alabama when they take on the Hammers.
The PIFL has a 15 week schedule, containing three bye weeks, six home games, and playing primarily on Saturday nights. The Steelhawks season kicks off in Alabama but the team returns home the next week for their Home Opener against the Knoxville Nighthawks at 4pm inside Stabler Arena on Sunday, March 17th. Lehigh Valley’s newest rival, the Richmond Raiders, are on the schedule twice, the first in Richmond on April 13th and then the Raiders will be making their first trip to the Valley on April 27th. Another highlighted game on the Steelhawks schedule comes in Week 11 when the defending PIFL Champions, the Albany Panthers, come to town to face the Steelhawks on May 18th for the first of two meetings.
The Lehigh Valley Steelhawks full 2013 schedule is as follows:
Week 1 – Fri. 3/8 Lehigh Valley @ Alabama 8:00pm
Week 2 – Sun. 3/17 Lehigh Valley vs. Knoxville 4:00pm
Week 3 – Sat. 3/23 Lehigh Valley @ Louisiana 8:00pm
Week 4 – Sat. 3/30 Lehigh Valley @ Charlotte 7:00pm
Week 5 – BYE
Week 6 – Sat. 4/13 Lehigh Valley @ Richmond 7:00pm
Week 7 – Sat. 4/20 Lehigh Valley vs. Alabama 7:00pm
Week 8 – Sat. 4/27 Lehigh Valley vs. Richmond 7:00pm
Week 9 – Sun. 5/5 Lehigh Valley vs. Columbus 4:00pm
Week 10 – Sat. 5/11 Lehigh Valley @ Knoxville 7:00pm
Week 11 – Sat. 5/18 Lehigh Valley vs. Albany 7:00pm
Week 12 – Sat. 5/25 Lehigh Valley vs. Charlotte 7pm
Week 13 – BYE
Week 14 – BYE
Week 15 – Sat. 6/15 Lehigh Valley @ Albany 7:30pm
Other exciting news announced today was the addition of a local product in former Bethlehem Catholic High School star quarterback Adam Bednarik, who signed his Steelhawk contract this afternoon. Bednarik played his college ball in the Big East where he was the signal caller for the West Virginia Mountaineers.
The Steelhawks will be holding an open tryout for the 2013 season on Saturday, November 17th
at Iron Lakes Sports Complex. Registration is now available online, at the Steelhawks website. The team is hard at work recruiting for the 2013 season. For further information please call Lehigh Valley Steelhawks Executive Vice President and General Manager Mike Clark at (610) 282-3100, or visit our website at www.LVSteelhawks.com
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Fans are reminded that 2013 season ticket deposits are being accepted now to reserve your seats for the 2013 PIFL season. You can reserve your seats by calling the Steelhawks front office at 610-282-3100. Ticket packages start as low as $48!