WCU will host the "ESPN Radio / Purple Party" on Wednesday, July 25, at the Hickory Tavern in Asheville's Biltmore Park to help gear up for the 2012 season.
Fans in attendance can see the new Catamount football headgear up close that night. The following day, the preseason All-SoCon teams and projected standings by both the league's nine head coaches and voting media will be released as a part of the annual Media Day that will be held at the Spartanburg Marriott on Thursday, July 26.
Western Carolina and the Catamount Club will host the "unofficial kickoff" to fall with the Western Open on Wednesday, Aug. 1 with the squad officially reporting for fall camp on Thursday, Aug. 2. "First practice of the fall season is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 3.
Courtesy WCU Sports Information