After setting a program record for wins in a season in 2018, the Briar Cliff football team is now looking ahead to 2019 with the schedule recently being released.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Chargers will kick the season off with a meeting with the Warriors of Waldorf. The Blue and Gold began last season with a 40-13 win against the Warriors at Memorial Field and will travel to Forest City, Iowa for the season opener in 2019. Briar Cliff is 4-1 all-time versus Waldorf.
The only other non-conference game for BC will be a home contest with Dakota State on September 7. The Chargers and Trojans will kickoff at 1 p.m. in the home opener for the Cliff. Briar Cliff is 2-4 all-time against Dakota State, including a 49-20 win last season in Madison, South Dakota when the Trojans were ranked 25th in the nation.
Listed below is the entire 2019 Briar Cliff football schedule. Times are subject to change, home events are in bold.
Aug. 31: Waldorf (6 p.m.)
Sep. 7: Dakota State (1 p.m.)
Sept. 14: Dakota Wesleyan (1 p.m.)
Sept. 21: Doane (1 p.m.)
Sept. 28: Concordia (1 p.m.)
Oct. 5: Midland (1 p.m.)
Oct. 12: Morningside (1 p.m.)
Oct. 26: Hastings (1 p.m.)
Nov. 2: Northwestern (1 p.m.)
Nov. 9: Dordt (1 p.m.)
Nov. 16: Jamestown (1 p.m.)