The Military Black Knights will open the 2024 soccer season at residence in opposition to the Lehigh Mountain Hawks, based on a tentative Lehigh soccer schedule launched by the college.
Lehigh revealed their 2024 soccer schedule throughout the game notes for its Saturday contest in opposition to the Lafayette Leopards. In response to the schedule, Military will host Lehigh at Michie Stadium in West Level, N.Y., on Saturday, Aug. 31.
Buried within the Lehigh recreation notes this week (topic to vary:
Aug. 31 at Military West Level
— Lehigh Soccer Nation (@LFN) November 14, 2023
Military was beforehand scheduled to open the 2024 season on the highway in opposition to the Ball State Cardinals, so the standing of that recreation is in query. Military was imagined to host Ball State this season within the first recreation of a home-and-home sequence, however that recreation was additionally not performed.
The Black Knights are modifying their future soccer schedules because the they put together to transition from a Soccer Bowl Subdivision (FBS) Unbiased to a member of the American Athletic Convention subsequent season. As a member of The American, Military will play 4 non-conference opponents yearly, down from the 12 they needed to schedule every year as an Unbiased.
The rest of Military’s 2024 non-conference schedule is in flux as the college trims down its opponent checklist. The Black Knights did have one other recreation in opposition to a Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS) workforce on the schedule — vs. Dartmouth at Sept. 28. For now, that recreation stays listed on Dartmouth’s official website.
Military will proceed to play Air Pressure and Navy every season for the Commander in Chief’s Trophy, and the Navy contest will rely as a non-conference recreation. Subsequently, if Military is actually enjoying Lehigh subsequent season, they solely have one non-conference opening remaining if Dartmouth is faraway from its slate.
As for Lehigh, the schedule launch additionally contains three further non-conference matchups that had been beforehand unannounced. Lehigh will host the Wagner Seahawks on Sept. 7, go to the LIU Sharks on Sept. 14, and journey to face the Yale Bulldogs on Oct. 19. Lehigh’s contest at residence in opposition to Princeton on Sept. 21 was beforehand identified.
Beneath is Lehigh’s full schedule for the 2024 season, which is topic to vary. Lehigh may also add another non-conference opponent since FCS colleges can play a 12-game schedule in 2024.
2024 Lehigh Soccer Schedule
- 08/31 – at Military
- 09/07 – Wagner
- 09/14 – at LIU
- 09/21 – Princeton
- 09/28 – Bucknell*
- 10/05 – OFF
- 10/12 – OFF
- 10/19 – at Yale
- 10/26 – Fordham*
- 11/02 – at Georgetown*
- 11/09 – at Holy Cross*
- 11/16 – Colgate*
- 11/23 – at Lafayette*
* Patriot League contest.