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College notes: St. Vincent adds women's track and field program

| Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

St. Vincent College increased its total number of men's and women's varsity sports to 20 with the recent addition of women's track and field.

Men's track and field coach Andrew Herr was named to also coach the women's program, with men's assistant Steve Snider taking on the added duties of women's assistant.

The school now sponsors 10 teams each in men's and women's sports.

Herr said that St. Vincent, a member of the NCAA Division III Presidents' Athletic Conference, will not face a full schedule in women's track until the 2015 season.

SVC football tickets

Tickets for St. Vincent's home football games were scheduled to go on sale Tuesday, the school's athletics department announced.

Home opponents will feature Westminster (Pa.) on Sept. 28, Carnegie Mellon on Oct. 5, Washington & Jefferson on Oct. 26, Thomas More on Nov. 2, and Bethany (W.Va.) on Nov. 16.

Grandstand tickets at Chuck Noll Field, at $5 per game, are available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Carey Student Center Athletics Office.

Hillside seating, overlooking the field, is free, but the school announced that an animal control policy will be enforced. Information is available by calling the St. Vincent Athletics Department at 724-805-2045.

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