The Nicholls Colonels and the Southern Jaguars have scheduled a home-and-home soccer collection for the 2024 and 2027 seasons, FBSchedules.com has realized.
A duplicate of the intercollegiate athletics soccer contract with Southern College was obtained from Nicholls State College by way of a state public information request.
Within the first recreation of the collection, Nicholls will journey to face Southern at Ace W. Mumford Stadium in Baton Rouge, La., on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2024. The collection will conclude three seasons later when the Colonels host the Jaguars at John L. Guidry Stadium in Thibodaux, La., on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2027.
Nicholls, a member of the Southland Convention, and Southern, a member of the Southwestern Athletic Convention (SWAC), have met 19 occasions on the gridiron of their historical past. The 2 Louisiana colleges, separated by about 76 miles, haven’t squared off since 2002 when Nicholls defeated Southern in Baton Rouge, 21-13, to increase their benefit within the general collection to 13-6.
Southern is the fifth, and certain closing, scheduled non-conference opponent for Nicholls in 2024. The Colonels are scheduled to open the season with three consecutive video games on the highway towards the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Aug. 31, LSU Tigers on Sept. 7, and Sacramento State Hornets on Sept. 14. Nicholls can also be slated to host Mississippi Valley State on Sept. 21 in Thibodaux.
Nicholls is the second recognized opponent for Southern’s non-conference slate in 2024. The Jaguars are scheduled to open the season on the highway towards one other in-state Southland Convention foe, the McNeese Cowboys, on Aug. 31.