Friday, January 27, 2017

WSSU Rams Announce 2017 Football Schedule

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina -- The Winston-Salem State Department of Athletics is happy to announce the 2017 football schedule.

The two-time defending CIAA Champion Rams will play five home games this season at Bowman Gray Stadium, including the Winston-Salem Football Classic.

WSSU will open the season on the road at UNC Pembroke on August 31st.

The Rams will host Catawba in the 2017 Winston-Salem Football Classic, on September 9th, and then will visit the state of Virginia, for two consecutive weeks. The Rams will travel to Richmond to take on Virginia Union University on September 16th, and will return to Petersburg the following week to take on Virginia State University on September 23rd. Winston-Salem State will wrap up September hosting Lincoln University on September 30th.

2017 WSSU football schedule

Aug. 31 WSSU at UNC Pembroke
Sept. 9 Catawba at WSSU
Sept. 16 WSSU at Va. Union*
Sept. 23 WSSU at Va. State
Sept. 30 Lincoln (Pa.) at WSSU
Oct. 7 J.C. Smith at WSSU
Oct. 14 WSSU at St. Augustine’s
Oct. 21 WSSU at Livingstone
Oct. 28 Shaw at WSSU
Nov. 4 Fayetteville St. at WSSU
*nonconference game

Winston-Salem State will host Johnson C. Smith at Bowman Gray Stadium on October 7th, before taking the show on the road for two straight weeks. On October 14th, WSSU will travel to Raleigh to face the St. Augustine's University Falcons. The following week, WSSU travels to Salisbury, to face the Blue Bears of Livingstone College. The Rams will wrap up October with a home game versus Shaw, for Homecoming 2017.

The month of November will find the Rams at home for Senior Day on the 4th, as WSSU will host the Broncos of Fayetteville State.

The CIAA Championship will be played on November 11th. The site has yet to be announced.

All game times and any television games will be released at a later date.


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