The Ball State Cardinals have added the UT Martin Skyhawks to their 2027 soccer schedule, FBSchedules.com has discovered.
Ball State will host UT Martin at Scheumann Stadium in Muncie, Ind., on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2027. The Cardinals pays the Skyhawks a $350,000 assure for taking part in the sport, based on a replica of the contract obtained from Ball State College by way of a state public data request.
The 2027 Ball State-UT Martin contest will mark the first-ever assembly between the 2 faculties on the gridiron.
The College of Tennessee-Martin, situated in Martin, Tenn., is a member of the Large South-OVC Soccer Affiliation within the Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS). The Skyhawks completed the 2022 season 7-4 general and 4-1 in Ohio Valley Convention play.
With the addition of UT Martin, Ball State has tentatively accomplished its non-conference soccer schedule for the 2027 season. The Cardinals are scheduled to open the season on the street on the Iowa Hawkeyes on Sept. 4 earlier than internet hosting the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Sept. 11 and visiting the Kentucky Wildcats on Sept. 25.
Ball State now has 5 future video games scheduled in opposition to FCS opponents. The Cardinals are additionally slated to host Indiana State in 2023, Missouri State in 2024, New Hampshire in 2025, and Stony Brook in 2026.
Ball State is the second scheduled non-conference opponent for UT Martin in 2027. The Skyhawks are additionally scheduled to host the Indiana State Sycamores on Sept. 4 that season.