WORCESTER, Mass., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The College of the Holy Cross Crusaders will host the Fordham University Rams at Yankee Stadium as the two teams compete for the 31 stRam-Crusader Cup on November 12. Kick-off is scheduled for 3 p.m. "At Holy Cross we are always looking for ways to further enhance the experience of our student-athletes," says Holy Cross director of athletics Nathan Pine. "Having the opportunity this year to play a game at Yankee Stadium is something our players will remember long after their football careers are over. This will be a special event for everyone involved: our student-athletes, coaches and our fans on the biggest stage in an atmosphere similar to that of a bowl game." "We are excited not to just be playing at Yankee Stadium but to be playing the annual Ram-Crusader Cup at the stadium," says Fordham director of athletics David Roach. "To be playing such a meaningful game at one of the most iconic venues in the country will be a career highlight for the student-athletes from both schools." The Ram-Crusader Cup is played in memory of Major Frank W. Cavanaugh, who was an outstanding figure in football, coaching both Fordham and Holy Cross. A war veteran enlisted in the 102nd Field Artillery of New England's 26th "Yankee Division," "Cav," as he was known, was wounded in battle and released from service after World War I with the rank of major.