The Ball State Cardinals have announced their 2024 non-conference soccer schedule, which options the addition of a recreation in opposition to the Vanderbilt Commodores.
Ball State will journey to face Vanderbilt at FirstBank Stadium in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2024. The sport will mark the first-ever assembly between the 2 colleges on the gridiron.
The sport at Vanderbilt was added on account of the Military Black Knights canceling their recreation in opposition to Ball State in 2024, which was scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 31. Military is becoming a member of the American Athletic Convention subsequent season and has to cancel most of their future scheduled video games.
“I’m happy that we negotiated an important alternative to play Vanderbilt in October,” mentioned Ball State Director of Athletics Jeff Mitchell. “Soccer scheduling is a fancy endeavor particularly when beforehand scheduled opponents have a shift in convention affiliation. As we weighed all choices in scheduling a fourth non-conference recreation, enjoying Vanderbilt is in the most effective curiosity of our program.”
Ball State will open its 2024 slate at house at Scheumann Stadium in Muncie, Ind., in opposition to the Missouri State Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 7, which is Week 2 of the season. The Cardinals can even journey to face the Miami Hurricanes on Sept. 14 and the James Madison Dukes on Sept. 28.
Per the discharge on Thursday, Ball State will start Mid-American Convention (MAC) play on Saturday, Sept. 21. The 2024 MAC soccer schedule can be introduced this spring.
The 2024 MAC Championship Sport is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6, in keeping with the announcement.
Future Ball State Soccer Schedules