1. Andy Kerr Stadium Plaque
Check out the Andy Kerry stadium plaque to learn more about the stadium’s namesake before the game. The plaque is a great way to honor the former Raiders football coach and is a must-see for anyone taking in a game at Colgate.
2. Colgate-Cornell Rivalry
The Colgate Raiders and Cornell Big Red have met 98 times since the team’s first meeting in 1898. The two teams play every year, and the Raiders are Cornell’s third most common opponent after Ivy League rivals Columbia and Pen. The Big Red hold a slim 49-46-3 lead in the all-time series,but you won’t want miss it when these two New York-based rivals square off next.
3. Colgate Pep Band
The Colgate Pep Band provides a fun atmosphere at Raiders football games. The band plays throughout the game and does an excellent job of rousing the crowd with their tunes, so enjoy their performance throughout the game.
4. Raider Mascot
Look for Colgate’s mascot throughout the game. He gets into all kinds of antics and is beloved by kids and adults alike making him a must-see part of any game.
5. Parents and Friends of Colgate Football Tailgate
If you want to tailgate without the hassle of throwing a tailgate party, then join the Parents and Friends of Colgate Football Tailgate. The tailgate takes place in the Maroon Council and is open to everyone. Just bring a dish or some drinks to share and join the party.
Show your support for the Raiders by joining the cheerleaders as they cheer the football team onto victory. The cheerleaders pump up the crowd throughout the game giving the Raiders an incredible home field advantage.