The Louisville Cardinals have added the Jacksonville State Gamecocks to their 2024 soccer schedule, FBSchedules.com has discovered.
A replica of the soccer sport contract with Jacksonville State College was obtained from the College of Louisville through a state public information request. The contract was executed on Oct. 30, 2023.
Louisville will host Jacksonville State at L&N Stadium in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2024. The Cardinals pays the Gamecocks a $1 million assure for the sport, in keeping with the copy of the contract.
The 2024 Louisville-Jacksonville State sport will mark the first-ever assembly between the 2 faculties on the gridiron.
Jacksonville State is enjoying their first season within the Soccer Bowl Subdivision (FBS) as a member of Convention USA. The Gamecocks formally moved up from the Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS) on July 1 after competing within the ASUN Convention final season.
Louisville was beforehand scheduled to host the Indiana Hoosiers on Sept. 7, 2024, however the Hoosiers canceled that contest following a mutual cancellation of their 2025 contest in Bloomington, Ind.
The addition of Jacksonville State tentatively completes Louisville’s non-conference schedule for the 2024 season. The Cardinals are scheduled to open the season at dwelling towards the Austin Peay Governors on Aug. 31. Louisville can be slated to go to the Notre Dame Combating Irish on Sept. 28 and the in-state rival Kentucky Wildcats on Nov. 30.
Jacksonville State has additionally tentatively accomplished its non-conference schedule in 2024 with the addition of the street contest at Louisville. The Gamecocks are scheduled to open the season at dwelling towards the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on Aug. 31 and, after visiting Louisville, will journey to tackle the Japanese Michigan Eagles on Sept. 14 earlier than internet hosting the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Sept. 21.