"Falcon Madness" Event Set For Friday

"Falcon Madness" Event Set For Friday

RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician College's annual celebration of the beginning of college basketball season will take place on Friday, October 24, at 8 p.m. at Job Gymnasium on Felician's Rutherford campus.

The doors to Job Gym will open at 7:45 p.m. on Friday. The 2014-15 Golden Falcon cheerleading, women's basketball and men's basketball teams will be publicly introduced to the campus and local communities starting shortly after 8.

There will be various forms of entertainment throughout the event, including music, contests, and giveaways. Golden Falcon basketball players will also showcase their abilities in a three-point shootout, skills competition, and dunk contest. Admission is free.

For questions, contact the department of athletics at (201) 559-3333 or MentoneM@felician.edu.

Felician is a member of NCAA Division II and competes in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. The women's basketball team, led by seventh-year head coach Steve Fagan, tips off its season at Southern New Hampshire University on Friday, November 14. Sixth-year coach Dave DeFerrari and the Golden Falcon men open up on the same day against Clarion University in the Shippensburg University-Wolf Bus Lines Classic.

Both Felician basketball teams play their 2014-15 home openers on Wednesday, November 19, against Nyack College. The women's game starts at 6 p.m. followed by the men's contest at 8 p.m. at Job Gym.