Save the dates of September 5-6, 2014 for an exciting weekend celebrating the 25th season of Lions football!  Our football program is only part of a fine tradition of student-athletes at the Mount ... it is also the 45th anniversary of Lions volleyball this fall.  We hope you will be able to join us for one or all of these fun events.

Register for the Football Tailgate by clicking here.  Watch for further details and registration information for the 5k in the months ahead.

Inaugural MSJ 5k

Friday, September 5, 6:45 pm

Register by August 1 for $15 per runner. Early registration includes the option of ordering a Dri-Fit running shirt commemorating the event at an additional cost. After August 1, registration is $20. Day-of registration is $25. Undergraduate Mount students pay only $5 per runner, thanks to a discount sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB).

Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome. Join us afterwards for a post-race celebration. For more information, please visit our MSJ 5k page.

5th Annual Charlie Wrublewski Volleyball Tournament

Celebrate the 45th season of Lions volleyball this fall. $5 admission, alumni admitted free.

Friday, September 5

       6 pm - Mount St. Joseph vs. Thomas More
       8 pm - Heidelberg vs. Westminster (MO)

Saturday, September 6

       11:30 am - Mount St. Joseph vs. Heidelberg (ct. 1)
       11:30 am - Thomas More vs. Westminster (ct. 2)
       2 pm - Mount St. Joseph vs. Westminster (ct. 1)
       2 pm - Thomas More vs. Heidelberg (ct. 2)

Football Tailgate

Saturday, September 6, 4 pm

Alumni, former coaches, former staff, and their families are invited back for a tailgate prior to the game.  Admission is $10 per person  / $5 per child under 12, and will include dinner, soda, and two drink tickets per adult, plus free admission to the football game.  A cash bar will also be available.

Lions vs. Augustana Vikings, Knowlton Classic Football Game

Saturday, September 6, 6 pm (pregame ceremony on the field at 5:45)

Cheer on the Mount Lions against the Augustana Vikings of Illinois in the second year of this series of match-ups made possible by the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation, Inc. Members of our 1990 Lions first football team and Mount St. Joseph All-Americans will be honored at the beginning of half-time.


Rooms are available for a special discounted rate of $149/queen and $179/double queen per night plus tax at the Cincinnatian Hotel, 601 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH. Please call them at 513-381-3000 and ask for the Mount St. Joseph group for these dates. You can also make reservations online at and use the code COLL090514.  

Room are also available for $99 from the Holiday Inn Riverfront, 600 West Third Street, Covington, KY.  Please call them at 877-834-3613 and ask for the MSJ group.  You can also make reservations online.

All reservations must be made by August 15, 2014.