CSU to play under the lights

  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Charleston Southern University has announced the kickoff times for its season-opening, four-game home stand, the Buccaneers’ first home stand under its new lights.

The CSU football team will play the first four night games in program history – all in September.

The Buccaneers will open the season on Aug. 28 with a 7 p.m. kickoff against Point (Ga.) in the first night game in school history.

A visit from Newberry nine days later on Sept. 6 will kick at 6 p.m. CSU will host Campbell in a second Thursday night game on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.

CSU closes out its four-game home stand with a 6 p.m. kickoff against crosstown rival The Citadel on Sept. 20. The Bucs beat the Bulldogs last season in their opener, 32-29.

The Bucs will host Presbyterian in their Big South Conference opener on Oct. 18 for Homecoming 2014 at 3 p.m. before Gardner-Webb visits on Nov. 8 for an 11 a.m. kick on Senior Day.

Kickoff times for games against SEC opponents Vanderbilt (Oct. 11) and Georgia (Nov. 22) are not expected to be announced until the weeks before each game.

Times have also been set for November road games at Monmouth and Liberty.

CSU reports for fall camp on July 31. The Bucs are coming off a school record 10 wins in a 10-3 season in 2013.

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