Scranton, PA – The ASA College Avengers football team will travel to Scranton, Pennsylvania to open conference play in the NJCAA 2018 fall season against the Lackawanna Falcons. The ASA College Avengers and the Lackawanna Falcons together with the Monroe Mustangs form the NEFC (Northeast Football Conference). The ASA Avengers is the current reigning NEFC champions and the winner of the Valley of the Sun Bowl.
In the biggest game of the season so far, ASA Avengers will look to defeat the Lackawanna Falcons to try and go up 1-0 in conference play. The Lackawanna Falcons is currently ranked #6 in the NJCAA polls as of October 2nd 2018 and is undefeated in the current season. Two years ago, ASA lost to Lackawanna with a score of 45-22 in the 2016 football season. However, last season, ASA won against Lackawanna 21-14. At the time, ASA was also unranked in the NJCAA polls and Lackawanna was ranked #10. Currently ASA Avengers holds a record of 3-1 in the 2018 football season.
The game will be held at Valor Credit Union Field at Scranton Memorial Stadium in Philadelphia starting at 1:00 PM.