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Virginia Union University has released its 2016 Football Schedule.vuu panther2014

VUU will open the 2016 football season when the Panthers face the Pioneers from Long Island University-Post at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, in Hovey Field in Richmond, Va.

The LIU-Post match-up is the first of five home contests for the Panthers, including Homecoming 2016 against Lincoln (Pa.) University at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 8. LIU-Post went to the NCAA Playoffs two years ago.

The Panthers will then travel to Newberry, S.C., to face the Wolves of Newberry College. The Wolves faced North Alabama in the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Playoffs.

"We are extremely excited about the competitiveness that the 2016 football schedule poses," said VUU Head Football Coach Mark James. " Our schedule is filled with perennial division two contenders that we must prepare for. The outcome of the 2016 season will rest solely on the preparation and execution of our 2016 signing class, spring football, and the 2016 football camp. Go Panthers!!!"

VUU will also travel to Winston-Salem, N.C., to face defending CIAA champion Winston-Salem State University on Saturday, September 17, and to Fayetteville State University on Saturday, September 24.

The Panthers return home to face Saint Augustine's University on October 1 with Homecoming the following week.

Virginia Union will also face the defending CIAA Northern Division Champion Bowie State University on October 22 in Hovey Field.

VUU wraps up the 2016 regular season with on November 5 when they face CIAA arch-rival Virginia State University in the Battle of I-95 in Hovey Field.

VUU 2016 Football Schedule

DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME
SEPT. 3 LIU-POST HOVEY FIELD 1:00 PM
Sept. 10 at Newberry Newberry, SC TBA
Sept. 17 at Winston-Salem State Winston-Salem, NC TBA
Sept. 24 at Fayetteville State Fayetteville, NC 6:00 p.m.
OCT. 1 SAINT AUGUSTINE'S* HOVEY FIELD 1:00 PM
OCT. 8 LINCOLN (PA)*
Homecoming
HOVEY FIELD 1:00 PM
OCT. 15 at Chowan* Murfreesboro, NC TBA
OCT. 22 BOWIE STATE* HOVEY FIELD 1:00 PM
OCT. 29 at Elizabeth City State* Elizabeth City, NC TBA
NOV. 5 VIRGINIA STATE* HOVEY FIELD 1:00 PM
NOV. 12 CIAA CHAMPIONSHIP Raleigh, NC TBA

* = CIAA GAME

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