The West Georgia Wolves have scheduled their first future soccer contest in opposition to a workforce from the Soccer Bowl Subdivision (FBS), FBSchedules.com has discovered.
Again in September, it was introduced that West Georgia will transfer up from Division II to the Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS) starting with the 2024 season. The Wolves will compete within the United Athletic Convention (UAC), which is the brand new identify for the alliance between the football-playing colleges of the ASUN Convention and Western Athletic Convention.
Final month, West Georgia’s inaugural UAC soccer schedule was unveiled, which incorporates eight league contests plus a non-conference recreation in opposition to fellow UAC member Abilene Christian.
West Georgia has now added its first FBS opponent to its future schedules, and it’s a Energy opponent that simply accomplished its first season within the Huge 12 Convention.
West Georgia will journey to tackle the Cincinnati Bearcats at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Sept. 4, 2027. The Bearcats can pay the Wolves a $400,000 assure for the competition, in response to a duplicate of the contract obtained from the College of Cincinnati through a state public data request. The contract was executed on Dec. 12, 2023.
Main the Wolves into the FCS period might be head coach Joel Taylor, who spent the final 4 seasons because the defensive coordinator at Mercer College.
With the addition of the sport in opposition to West Georgia, Cincinnati has tentatively accomplished its non-conference schedule for the 2027 season. Following the sport in opposition to the Wolves, which would be the season-opener, the Bearcats are scheduled to make consecutive highway journeys to face the Miami RedHawks on Sept. 11 and the Boston School Eagles on Sept. 18.