Aviano SaintsHead coach: Rich DahlstromLast year: 5-2, lost 50-21 to Bitburg in D-II semifinalsKey games: Sept. 22 vs. Vicenza, Oct. 6 at AnsbachAccording to head coach Rich Dahlstrom, newcomers will have to come marching in for the Saints, who return just four lettermen from last year’s D-II semifinalists.One of them, however, is All-Europe placekicker and punter Andrew Bert.“We lost 75 percent from last year’s team,” Dahlstrom emailed. “We are small in numbers and very young.”The Saints will have to grow up fast – they open the season Sept. 15 at International School of Brussels.
2012 schedule(No JV; x-non-conference game)Sept. 15: at International School of Brussels-xSept. 22: VicenzaSept. 29: NaplesOct. 6: at AnsbachOct. 13: Bitburg-xOct. 20: at Hohenfels