The McNeese Athletic department is kicking of the new sports year in style tonight as the host the annual "Cowboy Gathering" tonight in Lafayette.

The event formerly known as the "Cowboy Roundup" features food, meet and greets with the head coaches of the McNeese football, baseball and basketball teams.  Here are all the details.

McNeese coaches, athletic administration and staff will be in Lafayette on Wednesday for the annual Cowboy Gathering.

The event will be held at the Abacus that is located at 530 West Pinhook Road.  A social hour will begin at 6 p.m. with the program slated to start around 7:15.

On hand will be men's basketball head coach Dave Simmons, new baseball coach Justin Hill and football coach Matt Viator, who will discuss the 2013 football season.
Source:Matt Bonnette MSU


Remember Cowboy fans, football season is only 52 days away.

The McNeese Cowboys will open up the 2013 football season when they travel to Florida to take on the University of South Florida in Raymond James Stadium home of the Tampa Bay Bucs on Saturday, August 31st with a kickoff set for 6:00 p.m. central time.