EMORY, Va. – The Emory & Henry College Football Team, coming off of an 8-2 season under 2014 ODAC Coach of the Year Curt Newsome, has released the details of its 2015 schedule. This fall is the 100th year of football at E&H and will feature several special occasions.
The Wasps open their season with a pair of home games. Emory & Henry will host long-time rival Ferrum College on Saturday, September 5. The 2015 class of the E&H Sports Hall of Fame will be inducted on September 5 as well.
After an open date in week two, Maryville College will make the trip to Southwest Virginia on Saturday, September 19 at 6:00 p.m. It will be the first night game for Emory & Henry played on the current FieldTurf surface.
On September 26, the Wasps travel to Johnson City, Tennessee to face East Tennessee State University. It will be the first meeting between the two schools since 1954. The Buccaneers hold an 11-10 lead in the all-time series against the Wasps.
Emory & Henry will have its first taste of Old Dominion Athletic Conference play when it visits Randolph-Macon College on October 3.
Back-to-back home games are next for the Wasps, who host the Eagles of Bridgewater College on October 10 and will remain at home the next week (October 17), for Homecoming Weekend against the Hampden-Sydney College Tigers.
E&H will then make the journey to Our Nation’s Capital on October 24 for a meeting with The Catholic University of America.
Emory & Henry will have its last home game on October 31 when it hosts Washington and Lee University. The contest will also serve as Senior Day for E&H and be part of Family Weekend.
The Wasps will play their final two games of the regular season on the road. On November 7, Emory & Henry travels to Shenandoah University. The Wasps close out the regular season for the 15th-straight time against the Quakers of Guilford College on November 14.
All ODAC games are scheduled to kick off at 1:00 p.m. Times and dates are subject to change.
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-photo courtesy of Dave Grace
2015 Emory & Henry College Football Schedule
|Sep. 5||Ferrum||1:00 p.m.|
||Maryville (Tenn.)||6:00 p.m.
||at East Tennessee State
||at Randolph-Macon *||1:00 p.m.|
||Bridgewater *||1:00 p.m.|
||Hampden-Sydney * (HC)
||at Catholic *
||Washington and Lee * (FW)
||at Shenandoah *||1:00 p.m.|
||at Guilford *||1:00 p.m.|
|Home games are boldfaced|
|* denotes ODAC games|
|HC denotes Homecoming Weekend|
|FW denotes Family Weekend|