Poinsettia Bowl teams to visit SeaWorld San Diego

SAN DIEGO - The Brigham Young and San Diego State football teams are scheduled to make separate visits to SeaWorld San Diego Monday, three days before playing in the Poinsettia Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium.

On Tuesday, the teams are scheduled to visit the San Diego Zoo and on Wednesday, they'll have lunch aboard the USS Midway Museum.

The Brigham Young team arrived in San Diego Sunday by plane, bus and car, according to Kenny Cox of Brigham Young's Athletic Communications office. The team was welcomed at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel by members of the Poinsettia Bowl's organizing committee, the Red Coats, a mariachi band, hotel
staff and relatives and friends, he said.

The San Diego State team received a similar greeting Sunday afternoon in front of the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina.

San Diego State will be playing in a bowl game for a school-record third consecutive year. This will be the 11th time the Aztecs have played in a bowl game and the seventh since moving to the Division I level before the 1969 season.

Brigham Young will be playing in its eighth consecutive bowl game and 31st overall, including 11 appearances in San Diego's Holiday Bowl.

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