The Valparaiso Crusaders have announced their 2021 football schedule, which includes five home games and 11 contests overall.
Valparaiso opens the 2021 season with back-to-back non-conference contests on the road, beginning at Indiana Wesleyan on Saturday, Sept. 4, which was previously unannounced. The following week on Sept. 11, the Crusaders travel to play North Dakota State.
Valpo wraps up their non-conference schedule with their first home contest of the season against Dartmouth on Sept. 18 at Brown Field in Valparaiso, Ind.
Pioneer Football League (PFL) action for the Crusaders begins on Sept. 25 on the road at Drake. Valparaiso will also visit St. Thomas on Oct. 9, San Diego on Oct. 30, and Butler on Nov. 13.
PFL opponents scheduled to visit Valparaiso this season include Marist on Oct. 2 (Homecoming), Dayton on Oct. 23, Presbyterian on Nov. 6, and Morehead State on Nov. 20.
Below is Valparaiso’s complete schedule for the fall 2021 season, plus a link to their schedule page which will be updated with kickoff times and TV as they are announced:
- 09/04 – at Indiana Wesleyan
- 09/11 – at North Dakota State
- 09/18 – Dartmouth
- 09/25 – at Drake*
- 10/02 – Marist*
- 10/09 – at St. Thomas*
- 10/16 – OFF
- 10/23 – Dayton*
- 10/30 – at San Diego*
- 11/06 – Presbyterian*
- 11/13 – at Butler*
- 11/20 – Morehead State*
* PFL contest.
Valparaiso finished the spring 2021 Pioneer Football League season 4-2 overall. The Crusaders closed out their campaign with a 20-19 home victory over San Diego on April 17.