KINGSVILLE – Hours after winning its seventh consecutive contest with the 24-17 victory at the Fourth Annual Agent Barry Live United Bowl, Texas A&M University-Kingsville released its 2017 football schedule. The Javelinas have five home games under the lights of Javelina Stadium, all slated to kick off at 7 p.m. in 2017.
The season begins Sept. 2 when the Hogs host Central Washington University on Military Appreciation Night. The Javelinas are 3-0 versus the Wildcats and 2-0 when hosting CWU. In the last matchup, A&M-Kingsville defeated Central Washington 21-14 (Sept. 7, 2013).
The second consecutive Week 2 contest versus Simon Fraser University is scheduled for Sept. 9 and will be in the Great White North (Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada). Last season, the Hogs dominated their way to a 68-7 win over the Clan.
Lone Star Conference action officially begins Sept. 16 in Wichita Falls, Texas when Kingsville faces Midwestern State University, followed by a Sept. 23rd home bout versus Texas A&M University-Commerce (Hispanic Heritage/Hall of Fame & Champions Weekend).
The opening month of action concludes in San Angelo, Texas against Angelo State University. Family Weekend is set for Oct. 7 versus West Texas A&M University and Kingsville then heads to Ratliff Stadium, home of Friday Night Lights and the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, for the first time (Oct. 14).
Tarleton State University enters Javelina Stadium for Homecoming Oct. 21 for the final home conference game. The Hogs conclude LSC play in the Land of Enchantment with back-to-back games at Eastern New Mexico University (Oct. 28) and Western New Mexico University (Nov. 4). The regular season finale will be Kingsville Community Appreciation Night Nov. 11 versus William Jewell College.
The entire schedule can be viewed and downloaded by visiting JavelinaAthletics.com. The Hogs ended the 2016 season 9-3 overall and 6-3 in LSC play with seven consecutive victories to close out the season, the most since 2010, and a bowl championship with a win at the Fourth Annual Agent Barry Live United Bowl.
Javelinas have five home games on 2017 schedule
Dec 5, 2016 at 3:57 PM Dec 5, 2016 at 4:06 PM