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EKU opens preseason practice this week; public scrimmages set for Aug. 15, Aug. 22


EKU has scheduled scrimmages for Aug. 15 and Aug. 22.  All practices and scrimmages are set be held at Roy Kidd Stadium and are open to the public (EKU Athletics Photo)

EKU has scheduled scrimmages for Aug. 15 and Aug. 22. All practices and scrimmages are set be held at Roy Kidd Stadium and are open to the public (EKU Athletics Photo)

 

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels will report to campus on Tuesday and have their first preseason football practice on Wednesday at Roy Kidd Stadium.
 

Coach Dean Hood’s Colonels will hold 15 practices and two scrimmages over an 18-day period. The scrimmages are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15 and Saturday, Aug. 22. All practices and scrimmages are currently scheduled to be held at Roy Kidd Stadium and are open to the public.
 

Eastern is ranked in the top-25 of several preseason national polls and has been picked to place second in the Ohio Valley Conference this season. Eight starters return on both sides of the ball from a 2014 team that finished 9-4, beat FBS opponent Miami and qualified for the FCS Playoffs.
 

Season tickets for 2015 are on sale now. To purchase season tickets, please call the EKU Ticket Office at 859-622-2122.
 

Eastern begins the 2015 campaign at home against Valparaiso on Sept. 3 at 7 p.m.
 

From EKU Athletics


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