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Sep 12, 2013 9:19 PM by Texas A&M Kingsville

Javelinas Set To Face Monterrey Tech On Saturday, Game To Be Televised Locally

KINGSVILLE, Texas - The Texas A&M-Kingsville football team heads to Arlington for the third annual Lone Star Conference Football Festival where it will play a rare game against Monterrey Tech - winners of two straight Mexican national titles and 10 of the last 13. The teams will play at noon at AT&T Stadium.

The contest between the Javelinas and Borregos Salvajes pits two traditionally strong teams against each other. It is the second time the two sides have met with Kingsville winning the prior meeting 33-6 in 1974. The Javelinas also defeated Herioco in 1952 49-0.

The contest between the two sides will be carried live on television on KDF-TV Channel 47 in Corpus Christi and on TAMUK-2 in Kingsville. The game will be showed on Comcast Sports Network in Houston on a tape-delayed basis. It will also be televised in the Monterrey region.

For those unable to catch a television broadcast the game will be streamed live on javelinaathletics.com and broadcast on the Macareno Signs and Graphics of Alice Javelina Sports Radio Network. The flagship station is Sportsradio Corpus Christi on 1230 AM, 96.1 FM, and 103.3 FM. It can also be heard on affiliates 92.1 KOPY in Alice, 96.3 KGGB in Yorktown/Victoria and 91.1 KTAI in Kingsville.

The Javelinas opened the 2013 season with a 21-14 win over Central Washington. Senior kicker Matt Stoll scored the game winning touchdown on a fake field goal. After originally looking to pass, Stoll pulled the ball down and raced 17 yards for the winning touchdown with half a quarter remaining. CWU drove the ball deep inside Javelina territory but Lamont Hills sealed the win when he recovered a fumble at the one.

Coming off back-to-back titles, Monterrey Tech opened its season with a 62-14 win over Santa Fe. They jumped out to a 42-14 lead at the break. They added 20 in the final half. Santiago De Hoyos and Manuel Rodriguez combined to rush for five touchdowns in the game.

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