The Weber State Wildcats have added home-and-home collection with three Southland Convention groups to their future soccer schedules, it was announced on Wednesday.
Weber State will start a collection with the Lamar Cardinals on the street at Provost Umphrey Stadium in Beaumont, Texas, on Sept. 14, 2024. The collection will conclude 4 seasons later when the Wildcats host the Cardinals at Stewart Stadium in Ogden, Utah, on Sept. 9, 2028.
The 2024 Weber State-Lamar contest will mark the first-ever assembly between the 2 faculties on the gridiron.
Weber State will face a second Southland Convention opponent for the primary time ever, the Northwestern State Demons, on the street in 2024 after they go to Harry Turpin Stadium in Natchitoches, La., on Sept. 21. The return recreation is about for Sept. 19, 2026 at Stewart Stadium in Ogden.
“We’ve seen lately the kind of expertise for our student-athletes after they face groups from outdoors our area,” NSU Director of Athletics Kevin Bostian mentioned. “The prospect to play a non-conference recreation in opposition to one other FCS group – and a historically profitable one at that – is smart for our program. Our conversations with Weber State led to what we anticipate to be a useful collection for each establishments.”
The McNeese Cowboys will journey to tackle Weber State within the first recreation of their home-and-home collection at Stewart Stadium in Ogden on Sept. 28, 2024. The collection will wrap up with the Wildcats visiting the Cowboys at Cowboy Stadium in Lake Charles, La., on Sept. 13, 2025.
Weber State and McNeese first met on the gridiron in 1992 and final performed in 2013. The Wildcats at present path the Cowboys within the total collection, 3-1.
“I’m excited so as to add Weber State to our soccer schedule as a home-and-home,” mentioned Heath Schroyer, McNeese Director of Athletics. “Weber has a constant profitable soccer program that I actually recognize. Will probably be a real check that I anticipate us to be prepared for subsequent yr.
“The chance to have them again in The Gap in 2015 after we open our new press field was a possibility too good to move up for our large fan base.”
With the addition of those three contests, Weber State has accomplished their soccer schedule for the 2024 season. A beforehand scheduled Large Sky contest at house in opposition to Portland State on Sept. 28 was moved as much as Sept. 7 as a part of the updates.