VUU to have home field advantage next fall
Fred Jeter | 4/13/2018, 9:31 a.m.
Virginia Union University’s upcoming football season will be top heavy with home games.
In Coach Alvin Parker’s first season, the Panthers will play six games on the Lombardy Street campus at Hovey Field. There also will be one neutral site game in Salem, outside of Roanoke.
Only three of the Panthers’ 10 regular season games will be on opponents’ campuses.
VUU opens Sept. 1 at Hovey Field against Seton Hill University of Greensburg, Pa. The Griffins were 0-11 last season.
Sept. 1 Seton Hill, Pa., 1 p.m.
Sept. 8 Carson-Newman of Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Sept. 15 Johnson C. Smith in Salem, tba
Sept. 22 at Winston-Salem State, 6 pm.
Sept. 29 Livingstone, 1 p.m.
Oct. 6 Lincoln (Homecoming), 1 p.m.
Oct. 13 at Chowan, tba
Oct. 20 Bowie State, 1 p.m.
Oct. 27 at Elizabeth City State, tba
Nov. 3 Virginia State, 1 p.m.