2017 Football
Record: 2-6 Home: 0-4 Away: 2-2 TSC: 1-3
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Point University Releases its 2017 Football Schedule
Football - Thu, May 25, 2017

WEST POINT, Ga. – Led by second-year head coach Julius Dixon, the Skyhawks are looking to improve after a 2016 season in which they finished with a 3-6 overall record and were 2-3 in conference.  After beginning last season 1-6, Point won its final two games on the road against Ave Maria University and Benedict College.  Using that momentum from the end of last season, the Skyhawks are poised to enter their first year as a member of the Mid-South Conference focused, determined and ready to win.



2017 Point University Football Schedule:


Aug. 26: at Webber International University*

Sep. 2: vs. Campbellsville University*

Sep. 9: BYE

Sep. 16: at Georgetown College*

Sep. 23: at Charleston Southern University

Sep. 30: vs. Reinhardt University**

Oct. 7: at University of Pikeville**

Oct. 14: vs. Bluefield College**

Oct. 21: vs. St. Andrews University** (Homecoming)

Oct. 28: vs. Ave Maria College*

Nov. 4: at the University of the Cumberlands**

Nov. 11: at Union College**

*Indicates Mid-South Conference Game

**Indicates Appalachian Divisional Game



Point kicks off its season with a conference game on the road, Aug. 26, seeking revenge against a Webber International University team that beat the Skyhawks 28-14 on Point's homecoming a season ago.  The Skyhawks then play their first home game of the season on Sep. 2, against Campbellsville University which was 2-8 overall last season and was 0-5 in the Mid-South Conference.


Next, the Skyhawks have a week off before hitting the road to take on Georgetown College, Sep. 16, a team which was 7-4 overall and boasted a 5-1 conference record enroute to sharing the Mid-South Conference East Regular Season Championship with the University of Pikeville last season.  Point then stays on the road to face Division I opponent Charleston Southern University, Sep. 23.  Charleston Southern beat the Skyhawks in their only other meeting during the 2014 season, 61-9.


Divisional play begins on Sep. 30 when the Skyhawks host Reinhardt University which owns a 2-0 all-time series lead against Point, with the Skyhawks losing their most recent matchup at Reinhardt last season, 55-2.  On Oct. 7, Point travels to play against a University of Pikeville squad which finished last season 5-1 in conference, sharing the Mid-South Conference East Regular Season title with Georgetown.


Point then starts a three-game home stretch during which time it faces Bluefield College (Va.) on Oct. 14, St. Andrews University on Oct. 21, and Ave Maria University on Oct. 28.  The Skyhawks hold a 2-0 all-time advantage over Bluefield and won their most recent matchup 50-27 at Bluefield in 2015.  Point has never played St. Andrews University which is entering its inaugural season with football, and Point leads the all-time series 3-2 with Ave Maria, taking last year's game at Ave Maria to close out the season, 22-7.


The final two games of the 2017 season are on the road at the University of the Cumberlands, Nov. 4, and at Union College, Nov. 11.  Cumberlands went 4-6 last year and finished 3-3 in conference while Union finished with a 5-6 overall record and went 4-2 in conference.  


To view the complete 2017 football schedule online with start times, click here.