The Appalachian State Mountaineers and the Charlotte 49ers will play within the 2025 Duke’s Mayo Traditional, each faculties introduced Thursday.
Appalachian State and Charlotte will sq. off at Financial institution of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2025. The Charlotte Sports activities Basis (CSF) is the organizer of the occasion.
“We’re thrilled so as to add this passionate regional rivalry to our upcoming slate of Duke’s Mayo Traditional video games,” mentioned CSF govt director Danny Morrison. “We consider the ambiance within the Queen Metropolis might be electrical and each the Mountaineers and 49ers might be nicely represented.”
Appalachian State and Charlotte have met thrice on the gridiron with the Mountaineers holding a 3-0 lead within the collection.
“We’re thrilled to kick off the 2025 faculty soccer season in Financial institution of America Stadium towards the Charlotte 49ers,” mentioned App State director of athletics Doug Gillin. “We’ve an unbelievable base of alumni and followers within the Charlotte space as evidenced by the group in our final Duke’s Mayo Traditional look. These sorts of matchups are nice for the state of North Carolina and nice for faculty soccer. Thanks to Danny Morrison and the Charlotte Sports activities Basis for this chance.”
The kickoff time and ticket data might be introduced at a later date.
“What an thrilling match-up to kick off the 2025 season!” mentioned Mike Hill, Charlotte’s director of athletics. “We’ve super respect for App State and stay up for battling them at Financial institution of America Stadium in entrance of an enormous crowd of Niners and Mountaineers followers. Because of Danny Morrison and the Charlotte Sports activities Basis for placing this nice sport collectively.”
App State has two different non-conference opponents scheduled in 2025. The Mountaineers will host the NC State Wolfpack on Sept. 6 and the Toledo Rockets on Sept. 20.
Charlotte’s 2025 non-conference slate is now full with the addition of the Duke’s Mayo Traditional contest. After opening towards App State, the 49ers will host back-to-back video games towards the North Carolina Tar Heels on Sept. 6 and the Monmouth Hawks on Sept. 13 earlier than visiting Georgia late within the season on Nov. 22.