The Tennessee Volunteers have added the ETSU Buccaneers to their 2025 soccer schedule, FBSchedules.com has realized.
A duplicate of the soccer sport settlement with the College of Tennessee, Knoxville was obtained from East Tennessee State College by way of a state public information request.
Tennessee will host ETSU at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2025. The Volunteers pays the Buccaneers a $575,000 assure for the competition, in line with the copy of the contract that was executed on July 13, 2020.
Tennessee and ETSU’s solely contest on the gridiron was performed on Sept. 8, 2018 in Knoxville. The Volunteers defeated the Buccaneers in that sport, 59-3.
ETSU is a member of the Southern Convention (SoCon) within the Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS). Of their first season beneath head coach George Quarles in 2022, the Buccaneers completed 3-8 general and 1-7 in SoCon motion.
Tennessee is scheduled to open the 2025 season on Saturday, Aug. 30 in opposition to the Syracuse Orange within the Aflac Kickoff Recreation at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. The Volunteers are additionally slated to host the UAB Blazers at Neyland Stadium on Sept. 20 that season.
If the SEC continues to play an eight-game convention schedule in 2025, Tennessee will want one extra non-conference sport to finish their schedule.
The Volunteers are actually scheduled to face an FCS opponent in every season although 2026. Tennessee will host Austin Peay in 2023, Chattanooga in 2024, ETSU in 2025, and Furman in 2026.