The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, today announced that its 2015 game will kick off on Monday, Dec. 28 at 2:30 p.m. ET at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. It will be televised nationally on ESPN.
The game once again will match a team from the Atlantic Coast Conference against an opponent from the American Athletic Conference. With the addition of the U.S. Naval Academy, The American now has 12 football members.
“Our first two games in Annapolis have been nothing short of sensational,” Military Bowl President & Executive Director Steve Beck said. “Our game has grown into a terrific event with plenty of activities for both those who live in the National Capital Region and fans of the teams who travel to attend the bowl. We look forward to working with all of our tremendous partners in the region to make this the best Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman yet.”
This past year, for the fifth consecutive bowl season, the Military Bowl provided more than $100,000 to the USO and thousands of complimentary tickets to troops and their families.
Virginia Tech defeated Cincinnati, 33-17, as the 2014 Military Bowl drew a capacity crowd of 34,277 to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. According to figures compiled by the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau, the game generated more than $17 million in economic impact for the Annapolis-Washington market.
Tickets for the 2015 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman will go on sale later this year. For updates please visit militarybowl.org, follow on Twitter @MilitaryBowl or like the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman on Facebook.