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SE Louisiana sets 2017 schedule

(STATS) - Southeastern Louisiana will seek to build on a successful season in its 11-game 2017 schedule that was announced Tuesday.

The Lions, under coach Ron Roberts, reversed a 4-7 record in 2015 to go 7-4 and finish third in the Southland Conference at 7-2.

The highlights of the schedule include a Sept. 2 opener at Sun Belt Conference member Louisiana-Lafayette (Sept. 2) and home games against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 9) and Southland members Lamar (Sept. 23), Incarnate Word (Oct. 7, Homecoming), Sam Houston State (Oct. 28) and Nicholls (Nov. 16). Sam Houston won the 2016 conference title.

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2017 Southeastern Louisiana Schedule

Sept. 2, at Louisiana-Lafayette

Sept. 9, Bethune-Cookman

Sept. 16, at Central Arkansas*

Sept. 23, Lamar*

Sept. 30, at Northwestern State*

Oct. 7, Incarnate Word* (Homecoming)

Oct. 14, at Houston Baptist*

Oct. 21, at Abilene Christian*

Oct. 28, Sam Houston State*

Nov. 4, at McNeese*

Nov. 16, Nicholls*

* - Southland Conference game