NEW YORK - The 2012 Columbia football schedule is out and it includes six home games on Robert K. Kraft Field in New York City.

The Lions will play their first three games at home under new head coach Pete Mangurian, beginning with the season opener vs. Marist on Saturday, September 15.

Columbia will take on Fordham on September 22 in the annual Liberty Cup game and opens Ivy League play a week later against Princeton on Sept. 29.

The first road game of the season comes on October 6 at Lehigh, whom Columbia has not played since 1999. The Lions then travel to Penn on October 13.

October 20 marks the annual Homecoming game, when the Lions will take on Dartmouth at home. A week later, the Lions host Yale, then travel to Harvard on November 3.

Columbia's final home game will be on November 10 vs. Cornell and the season finale will be on November 17 at Brown.

Season tickets for the 2012 Columbia football season are available online or by calling the athletics ticket office at 888-LIONS-11.

2012 Columbia Football Schedule (Times to be announced)
Sept. 15 - MARIST
Sept. 22 - FORDHAM
Sept. 29 - PRINCETON*

Oct. 6 - at Lehigh
Oct. 13 - at Penn*
Oct. 20 - DARTMOUTH* (Homecoming)
Oct. 27 - YALE*

Nov. 3 - at Harvard*
Nov. 10 - CORNELL*
Nov. 17 - at Brown*

Home games in CAPS played on Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium
West 218th Street and Broadway, New York, NY 10034

* - Ivy League game