The Western Michigan Broncos have added two Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponents to their future schedules, FBSchedules.com has realized.
Copies of contracts for video games towards Bethune-Cookman College and Monmouth College have been obtained from Western Michigan College by way of a state Freedom of Info Act request.
Western Michigan will host the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats of the Southwestern Athletic Convention (SWAC) at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2024. The Broncos pays the Wildcats a $325,000 assure for the sport, in accordance with the copy of the contract.
Western Michigan and Bethune-Cookman have by no means met on the gridiron.
With the addition of Bethune-Cookman, Western Michigan has tentatively accomplished its non-conference schedule for the 2024 season. The Broncos are slated to open the season with consecutive video games on the highway towards the Wisconsin Badgers on Aug. 31 and Ohio State Buckeyes on Sept. 7. Western Michigan can also be scheduled to play on the Marshall Thundering Herd, though that sport was beforehand set for Sept. 14.
Western Michigan was beforehand scheduled to host the Stony Brook Seawolves in 2024, however it seems that sport has been postponed to a different season or canceled.
The Monmouth Hawks of the Coastal Athletic Affiliation (CAA) will journey to tackle Western Michigan at Waldo Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2026. The Hawks will obtain a $310,000 assure for the competition, per the contract copy.
Western Michigan and Monmouth’s solely assembly in soccer occurred in the course of the 2019 season. The Broncos defeated the Hawks in that contest, 48-13, in Kalamazoo.
The Broncos now have three scheduled non-conference opponents for the 2026 season. Western Michigan will open the season on the highway on the Michigan Wolverines on Sept. 5 and can go to the Tennessee Volunteers two weeks in a while Sept. 19.