Bishop Backers to Celebrate Fall Community Days on Sept. 5-6

BishopBackerLogoDelaware, Ohio – Are you ready for some football? And some field hockey? And some men’s and women’s soccer? And all for free?!

Then join the Bishop Backers for a two-day Fall Community Days Celebration on Sept. 5-6 at Ohio Wesleyan University. Admission to all home Battling Bishop athletic events will be free both days.

Come cheer on the Bishops at these dates, times, and locations:

  • 1 p.m. Sept. 5 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Houghton, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St.
  • 7 p.m. Sept. 5 – OWU Football vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor, at Selby Stadium.
  • 7:30 Sept. 5 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Albion, to conclude the two-day Fred Myers Invitational, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave.
  • 2 p.m. Sept. 6 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Centre, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex.

Admission for OWU ticketed sporting events is regularly $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual all-sports season passes are available through the OWU Athletics Department for $35. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit for more information.

The Bishop Backers is an organization of community advocates interested in sharing information about the breadth of athletics, arts, and educational opportunities available at Ohio Wesleyan. Learn more about the Bishop Backers at

Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers 86 undergraduate majors and competes in 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Ohio Wesleyan combines a challenging, internationally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities to connect classroom theory with real-world experience. OWU’s 1,750 students represent 46 U.S. states and territories and 43 countries. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the latest President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, and included in the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “best colleges” lists. Learn more at

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