The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have added the Delaware Blue Hens to their 2025 soccer schedule, it was announced on Tuesday.
Wake Forest will host Delaware at Allegacy Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2025. The sport will mark the third general assembly between the 2 faculties on the gridiron.
Of their first matchup again in 1932, the Demon Deacons traveled to Newark, Del., and defeated the Blue Hens, 7-0. Of their second assembly, Wake Forest hosted Delaware in Winston-Salem and emerged with a 38-21 victory to increase its collection result in 2-0.
The Delaware Blue Hens, who at present compete within the Coastal Athletic Affiliation within the Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS), are shifting as much as the Soccer Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and can be part of Convention USA in 2025.
With the addition of Delaware, Wake Forest now has all 4 non-conference opponents set for the 2025 season. Different opponents that season embody Western Carolina at residence on Sept. 6, Ole Miss on the highway on Sept. 13, and Military at residence on Nov. 15. The competition with Military might be canceled, nonetheless, because the Black Knights are adjusting their future schedules on account of becoming a member of the American Athletic Convention in 2024.
Delaware is scheduled to open the 2025 season on Thursday, Aug. 28 at residence in opposition to the Delaware State Hornets, which was simply introduced on Monday. The Blue Hens are additionally scheduled to go to the Colorado Buffaloes on Sept. 6.