The Minnesota Golden Gophers have added the Northwestern State Demons to their 2025 soccer schedule, FBSchedules.com has realized.
A replica of the soccer sport settlement with Northwestern State College was obtained from the College of Minnesota by way of a state public information request.
Minnesota will host Northwestern State at Huntington Financial institution Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2025. The Golden Gophers pays the Demons a $500,000 assure for the sport, in line with the copy of the contract.
The 2025 Minnesota-Northwestern State sport will mark the first-ever assembly between the 2 faculties on the gridiron.
Northwestern State is a member of the Southland Convention within the Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS). The Demons canceled the rest of their 2023 season and head coach Brad Laird resigned following the passing of junior security, Ronnie Caldwell.
Minnesota was beforehand scheduled to host Bowling Inexperienced on Sept. 6, 2025, however the two faculties agreed to reschedule the sport for the 2028 season, which we reported final month.
The addition of Northwestern State tentatively completes Minnesota’s non-conference schedule for the 2025 season. The Golden Gophers are scheduled to open the season at residence towards the Buffalo Bulls on Thursday, Aug. 28. One week after internet hosting Northwestern State, the Golden Gophers will journey to tackle the California Golden Bears on Sept. 13.
Minnesota is the third scheduled non-conference opponent for Northwestern State in 2025. The Demons are scheduled to open the season at residence towards the Alcorn State Braves on Aug. 30 and also will go to the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks on Sept. 27.