UNH, UMass to face off at Gillette

The University of Massachusetts and University of New Hampshire will play a football game at Gillette Stadium in both 2010 and 2011, the New England Patriots confirmed on Wednesday.

The 2010 game will take place Saturday, Oct. 23 at 3:30 p.m. with the 2011 game on Saturday, Oct. 22.

The games were first reported by several media outlets in January.

Tickets for the 2010 game initially will be made available to all UNH, UMass and Patriots season-ticket holders.