The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have added the Howard Bison to their 2024 soccer schedule, the varsity announced on Thursday.
Rutgers will host Howard at SHI Stadium in Piscataway, N.J., on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2024. The sport, which would be the season-opener for each groups, will mark the sixth total assembly between the 2 faculties on the gridiron.
Howard College is a traditionally black analysis college positioned in Washington, D.C. The Howard Bison compete within the Mid-Jap Athletic Convention (MEAC) within the Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS).
Rutgers and Howard first met on the gridiron in 2006 and squared off most not too long ago in 2016. The Scarlet Knights gained that contest, 52-14, and at the moment lead the general collection 5-0.
One week after opening the season towards Howard, Rutgers will welcome the Akron Zips to SHI Stadium on Sept. 7. The Scarlet Knights will wrap up non-conference play two weeks later once they journey to tackle the Virginia Tech Hokies on Sept. 21.
The announcement of the sport towards Howard was made at the moment along side the discharge of Rutgers’ full 2024 Large Ten soccer schedule. The Scarlet Knights will open Large Ten motion on Saturday, Sept. 28 at dwelling towards the Washington Huskies.
Rutgers may also host Large Ten foes Wisconsin on Oct. 12, UCLA on Oct. 19, Minnesota on Nov. 9, and Illinois on Nov. 23. Highway convention opponents embody Nebraska on Oct. 5, USC on Oct. 26, Maryland on Nov. 16, and Michigan State on Nov. 30.