The Sam Houston Bearkats and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane have scheduled a home-and-home soccer collection for the 2026 and 2031 seasons, each faculties introduced on Wednesday.
Within the first sport of the collection, Sam Houston will host Tulsa at Bowers Stadium in Huntsville, Texas, on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2026. The collection will conclude 5 seasons later when the Bearkats journey to tackle the Golden Hurricane at H.A. Chapman Stadium in Tulsa, Okla., on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2031.
Of their first and solely assembly on the gridiron, the Golden Hurricane defeated the Bearkats 56-3 in Tulsa in 2009.
“That is an thrilling alternative to play Tulsa once more and shall be a optimistic for our Bearkat followers who may have a detailed alternative to journey to see the Bearkats play and to have a nationally identified soccer program play at Bowers,” Sam Houston Director of Athletics Bobby Williams mentioned.
Sam Houston formally moved up from the Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS) on July 1 and can start play in Convention USA this fall. Tulsa competes within the American Athletic Convention.
Tulsa is the second scheduled non-conference opponent for Sam Houston in 2026. The Bearkats are slated to open the season on the highway in opposition to the Troy Trojans on Saturday, Sept. 5. The sport was moved up one week from it’s unique date of Sept. 12, in keeping with Sam Houston’s official athletics web site.
With the addition of Sam Houston, Tulsa has tentatively accomplished its non-conference slate in 2026. The Golden Hurricane are scheduled to open the season at house on Sept. 5 in opposition to the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Tulsa will even host the Military Black Knights on Sept. 19 and can journey to face the Arkansas Razorbacks on Nov. 21.