The Oregon Geese have canceled their soccer recreation in opposition to the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors in 2024, in line with a report from Brett McMurphy of Motion Community.
Oregon will not open 2024 season at Hawaii after including recreation vs. Oregon State, sources advised @ActionNetworkHQ. Oregon & Hawaii have 2 video games remaining in 3-game collection that’s nonetheless scheduled, sources stated. W/out the Oregon recreation, Hawaii is in search of a minimum of 1 extra recreation in 2024
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) January 7, 2024
Oregon was scheduled to journey to tackle Hawaii on Aug. 24, 2024, which is Week Zero that season. The sport was slated to be the second of a three-game soccer collection that started in 2023 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.
Nevertheless, Oregon has since made a transfer to affix the Large Ten Convention starting in 2024, which alters its future schedules and opponents. With the sport at Hawaii now off, Oregon will open the 2024 season at dwelling on Aug. 31 in opposition to the Idaho Vandals.
In different non-conference motion in 2024, Oregon will host the Boise State Broncos on Sept. 7 and can go to the Oregon State Beavers on Sept. 14. The rivalry recreation in opposition to Oregon State, dubbed the “Civil Battle,” was lately added and is reported to be the impetus for canceling the Hawaii contest.
Oregon may nonetheless have performed Hawaii subsequent season beneath the Hawaii Exemption, which provides them the chance to play a thirteenth opponent since they play at Hawaii. Different components probably got here into play, corresponding to enjoying the additional recreation and/or the closing of Hawaii’s Aloha Stadium, which has resulted within the Rainbow Warriors enjoying their dwelling video games on the 15,000 seat Ching Complicated.
Per the report, Hawaii will look to fill the lack of the Oregon recreation with one other opponent and will add a complete of two to its schedule.
The Rainbow Warriors at present have three non-conference video games scheduled in 2024 — vs. UCLA, at Sam Houston, and vs. Northern Iowa — and also will play seven Mountain West foes plus a scheduling alliance recreation at Washington State. That provides the Rainbow Warriors a complete of 11 video games with a complete of 13 attainable.
Keep tuned because the scheduling adjustments resulting from convention realignment proceed to happen.