EKU football begins preseason camp this week

RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s football team will report to campus on Tuesday and have its first preseason practice on Wednesday.


The Colonels will hold 15 practices and two scrimmages over an 18-day period.  The scrimmages are scheduled for Saturday, August 15 and Saturday, August 22nd.  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.


Preseason Camp Schedule

(Note: dates and times are subject to change)

Day 1         Wed        Aug. 5         Practice             4 p.m.

Day 2         Thur        Aug. 6         Practice             4 p.m.

Day 3         Fri           Aug. 7         Practice             4 p.m.

Day 4         Sat           Aug. 8         Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 5         Sun          Aug. 9         Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 6         Mon        Aug. 10       Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 7         Tue          Aug. 11       Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 8         Wed        Aug. 12       Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 9         Thur        Aug. 13       Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 10        Fri           Aug. 14       Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 11        Sat           Aug. 15       Scrimmage        7:30 a.m.

Day 12        Sun          Aug. 16       Off

Day 13        Mon        Aug. 17       Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 14        Tue          Aug. 18       Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 15        Wed        Aug. 19       Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 16        Thur        Aug. 20       Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 17        Fri           Aug. 21       Practice             7:30 a.m.

Day 18        Sat           Aug. 22       Scrimmage        7:30 a.m.

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