The UCF Knights have added the James Madison Dukes to their 2029 soccer schedule, FBSchedules.com has discovered.
A replica of the soccer recreation settlement with UCF Athletics Affiliation, Inc. was obtained from James Madison College through a state Freedom of Info Act request.
UCF will host James Madison at FBC Mortgage Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2029. The Knights pays the Dukes a $1.3 million assure for the competition, in keeping with the copy of the contract that was executed on Aug. 18, 2022.
UCF and James Madison beforehand met in a home-and-home collection in the course of the 1991 and 1992 seasons, that are their solely two conferences on the gridiron. James Madison received the primary contest in 1991 in Harrisonburg, Va., 49-31, earlier than UCF returned the favor the next season in Orlando, 41-37.
James Madison is the primary identified non-conference opponent for the UCF Knights in 2029. The Knights, who’ve been members of the American Athletic Convention since 2013, formally start play within the Large 12 Convention this fall and can play three non-conference video games per season.
UCF’s first contest as a member of the Large 12 is slated for Thursday, Aug. 31 at dwelling in opposition to the Kent State Golden Flashes. Their first Large 12 contest is on the highway in opposition to the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, Sept. 23.
James Madison, a member of the Solar Belt Convention, now has three of their 4 non-conference video games lined up for 2029. In different non-league motion that season, the Dukes are scheduled to journey to play the Akron Zips on Sept. 15 earlier than internet hosting the Charlotte 49ers in Harrisonburg on Sept. 22.
James Madison opens their 2023 scheduled at dwelling on Saturday, Sept. 2 in opposition to the Bucknell Bison. The Dukes open Solar Belt motion on Saturday, Sept. 16 on the Troy Trojans.