ETTRICK, Va. (July 10, 2017) – Home games against Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) rivals Winston Salem State, Bowie State, Virginia Union University and Shaw University highlights the 2017 Virginia State University football schedule. The VSU Trojans have three non-conference contest for the 2017 season, Norfolk State University, Johnson C. Smith University and Shaw University. The 2017 schedule features four home games and six road games.
The Virginia State University Football team opens the 2017 season against Norfolk State University on Saturday, Sept. 2nd at William “Dick” Price Stadium with kickoff scheduled for 6 p.m. Next the Trojans will travel to Charlotte, North Carolina to battle Johnson C. Smith University with kickoff slated for 4 p.m. VSU will open its first home game of the season against Winston-Salem State University on Sept. 23rd at 6 p.m. inside Rogers Stadium. On September 30th, Virginia State will travel to Salisbury, North Carolina to battle conference opponent, Livingstone College with kickoff set for 6 p.m. After that the Trojans will travel to play Elizabeth City State University on the 7th of October with kickoff set for 1 p.m.
The VSU Trojans will return home for Homecoming 2017 that will be played on the 14th of October against Bowie State University at 2 pm. Next the Trojans will travel to Lincoln, Pennsylvania to face Lincoln University on October 21st with kickoff slated for 1 p.m. and the following weekend, will travel to Murfreesboro, North Carolina to face Chowan University with kickoff set for 1 p.m.
Following the Chowan competition, season ticket holders will have the opportunity to return home for the Senior Day against I-95 rival Virginia Union University on November 4th with kickoff schedule at 2 p.m. The Trojans will close out the season with a competition against Shaw University on November 8th with kickoff schedule at 7 p.m.
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2017 Virginia State University Football Schedule
Sept. 2 – at Norfolk State University
Sept. 9 – at Johnson C. Smith University
Sept. 23 – WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY
Sept. 30 – at Livingstone College
Oct. 7 – at Elizabeth City State University
Oct. 14 – BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY (Homecoming 2017)
Oct. 21 – at Lincoln University
Oct. 28 – at Chowan University
Nov. 4 – VIRGINIA UNION UNIVERSITY
Nov. 8 – SHAW UNIVERSITY
Nov. 11 – CIAA Football Championship
Nov. 18 – NCAA Playoffs