The New Mexico State Aggies have canceled their scheduled soccer sport in opposition to the Northern Illinois Huskies in 2024, FBSchedules.com has discovered.
New Mexico State and Northern Illinois have been set to kickoff a home-and-home sequence on Sept. 14, 2024 at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces, N.M.
In response to a replica of an modification obtained from New Mexico State College through a state public information request, the Aggies have canceled the 2024 contest with the Huskies attributable to their transition from a Soccer Bowl Subdivision (FBS) Unbiased to a member of Convention USA.
Per the phrases of the modification, New Mexico State is not going to should pay Northern Illinois a cancellation charge, which was $750,000 in line with the unique contract.
The second and remaining sport of the sequence, which is scheduled for Sept. 11, 2027 on the Huskie Bowl in DeKalb, Unwell., will not be affected by the modification.
New Mexico State and Northern Illinois have solely met 3 times beforehand on the gridiron. The Aggies received the primary two video games of the sequence in 1968 and 1993 earlier than the Huskies recorded a victory in the latest matchup in 1994.
With the cancellation of the Northern Illinois contest, New Mexico State is now down to 5 non-conference opponents in 2024 in line with public data so far. A minimum of a type of opponents — New Mexico, Fresno State, Louisiana, Texas A&M, and Abilene Christian — will should be postponed or canceled.
Northern Illinois is now down to 3 non-conference opponents subsequent season. The Huskies are slated to open the season at dwelling in opposition to Western Illinois on Aug. 31 and also will go to Notre Dame on Sept. 7 and host UMass on Oct. 5.
Fresno State Date Change
New Mexico State has additionally adjusted the date of their sport at Fresno State in 2024. The date has been modified from Oct 5. to Sept. 21, per a replica of an modification obtained by FBSchedules.com.