THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2000
1999 JU Home Opener Postponed
September 16, 1999
Jacksonville, Fla. - The Jacksonville University football game against Chowan scheduled for September 18 has been postponed due to the evacuation of Chowan College. Because of the effects of Hurricane Floyd, the Murfreesboro, NC campus was closed and all students evacuated. Neither team has a mutual open date for the remainder of the regular season, so no date and time have been announced for a potential make-up game.
Jacksonville University was very fortunate as was most of north Florida as the hurricane passed through the area on Thursday. There was no structural damage on campus, with none to the Milne Field football facility.
JU will now celebrate the 1999 home opener against Mississippi College on Saturday, September 25. The Choctaws defeated JU 35-14 last season in Clinton, MS.