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Poor Attendance

Here are the average home attendance numbers for OOC play to date for each member of the Patriot League. Remember, our date with Villanova was not considered a home contest. Consider, too, that Navy’s game against #18 Michigan State was played in Annapolis and considered a home game for the midshipmen. As always, a tip of the hat to The Bison. They have hosted 3 dates – one of which included Penn State. But, sitting that aside, Bucknell still pulled in more than 3000 fans to see them play Marist and Mt. Saint Mary’s.

Bucknell 3462
Navy 1950
Lafayette 1785
Holy Cross 1730
American 1532
Army 1164
Loyola 1004
Lehigh 664
Boston U. 565
Colgate 505

In case you’re wondering, Lehigh averaged a home attendance mark of 884 after our first four OOC matches last year. If prior year stats are any guide, things should improve once conference play begins. Last year, we averaged a home mark of 1,223 for the nine PL matches played at Stabler. Not great by any means and god only for a 7th place finish in the PL. Bucknell topped the list at 2,857.