posted August 23, 2010

Meet the Dutchmen Football Scrimmage is August 28

The traditional Meet the Dutchmen scrimmage featuring the Hope football team will be held Saturday, Aug. 28.

The scrimmage will be held at the college's Ekdal J. Buys athletic fields, which are north of Holland Municipal Stadium.

The scrimmage will begin at 1 p.m. Admission is free.

With a pre-season roster of 119 players, coach Dean Kreps and his staff have been busy preparing the team for the college's 101st year of gridiron action.

The Flying Dutchmen will open their season Saturday, Sept. 4 hosting Illinois Wesleyan University for the traditional Community Day game.

The Flying Dutchmen posted a 3-7 record in 2009 and finished tied for fourth place in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association. The team has been predicted to finish fourth in this year's MIAA race.