2020 Schedule Preview: Hampton Pirates

(Photo Courtesy of Hampton Athletics)

The Hampton Pirates are the 28th DI team in our 2020 schedule preview series. The Pirates come into the 2020 after having their best season in program history in 2019, going 6-5 overall. Also, the Pirates had a coaching change this offseason with Rashad Devoe taking over after Lloyd Carter’s retirement. 

Schedule

Date Home Away
2/1 NJIT Hampton
2/8 Furman Hampton
2/11 Bellarmine Hampton
2/22 Mercer Hampton
3/7 Jacksonville Hampton
3/11 Greensboro (DIII) Hampton
3/14 Hampton Cleveland State
3/21 Utah Hampton
3/29 VMI Hampton
4/4 Alderson Broaddus (DII) Hampton
4/11 Hampton St. Thomas Aquinas (DII)
4/18 Hampton Wilmington U (DII)

Key Games

2/11 @ Bellarmine

One of Hampton’e eight games against DI opponents includes a tilt with Bellarmine in the first-ever meeting between these two programs. Both teams come into the 2020 season with new head coaches with Rashad Devoe taking over at Hampton and Andy Whitley taking over the reigns at Bellarmine. 

3/11 @ Greensboro (DIII)

These two programs have met three consecutive years. Hampton has beaten Greensboro twice, including their first program win in 2017. Last season, Hampton won 14-6 at home. 

4/4 @ Alderson Broaddus (DII)

Last season, Hampton went on a three-game winning streak in mid-March that included a 9-5 victory over Alderson Broaddus. The Pirates are 2-0 all-time against them, winning in 2018, as well. 

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