Bucknell Football Preseason Practice Schedule

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A tackle during 2012 preseason practice.
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July 12, 2013

LEWISBURG, Pa. - The countdown is on to the first Bucknell football practice of 2013 preseason camp. The Bison open their preseason practice schedule four weeks from Saturday. The first session is slated for Aug. 10, under the lights from 9-10 p.m.

The Bison will practice 18 straight days leading up to the first day of classes on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The majority of sessions will take place 3:45-6:30 p.m. at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. Scrimmages are scheduled for Aug. 22 and Aug. 25.

Bucknell opens its 128th season Sept. 7 against Marist at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. It is the first of five home contests for the Bison, who will also host Sacred Heart (Sept. 28), Holy Cross (Oct. 12), Lehigh (Oct. 26) and Georgetown (Nov. 16).

The Bison return 16 starters and five All-Patriot League players from last year. The team captains this season are Travis Friend, Jeff Goyette and Derrick Palmer.

Periodic preseason practice updates will be posted on BucknellBison.com. Written practice updates will typically be accompanied by video, interviews and photos.

Bucknell Football Preseason Practice Schedule (all practices at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium)
Aug. 10: 9-10 p.m.
Aug. 11: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 12: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 13: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 14: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 15: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 17: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 18: 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 19: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 20: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 21: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 22: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (scrimmage)
Aug. 23: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 24: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 25: 4-8 p.m. (scrimmage)
Aug. 26: 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 27: 3:30-6 p.m.
Aug. 28: no practice (first day of classes)
Aug. 29: 5-7 p.m.
Aug. 30: 5-7 p.m.
Aug. 31: 3:30-6 p.m.
Sept. 1: 12-1 p.m. (mock game)/7:30-9 p.m. (practice)
Regular-season practice schedule after this date