After playing as an Independent for its first 134 years of football, Navy will play its first American Athletic Conference game when it welcomes East Carolina to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (34,000) in Annapolis on Saturday afternoon. Kickoff is set for 3:30 PM with Navy Mutual serving as the presenting game day sponsor.
The March-On of the Brigade of Midshipmen will take place at 3:15 PM. Saturday’s fly-over will take place at 3:30 PM. The fly-over will be feature a B-25 Mitchell, which is the aircraft used during the “Doolittle Raid” on April 18, 1942, as they launched from the USS HORNET in the Western Pacific targeting mainland Japan during WWII.
Annapolis native Travis Pastrana and several other members of the Nitro Circus Tour will be at the game conducting an autograph session on the concourse in the North End Zone. The group will also set up a display of various bikes and equipment used on the tour.
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