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Texas State unveils soccer schedule for 2021 season
Texas State announced its 2021 soccer schedule on Friday, featuring 17 regular season matches, six of which will take place at Bobcat Soccer Complex.
The maroon and gold will host I-35 rival UTSA in an exhibition on Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. It’ll be Texas State’s first home scrimmage since the 2014 season.
The team will then kick off the 2021 slate with six-straight road contests, beginning with Incarnate Word on Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in San Antonio. The Bobcats will see Prairie View A&M in Prairie View on Aug. 22 at 1 p.m., North Texas in Denton on Aug. 26 at 7 p.m., Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches on Aug. 29 at 1 p.m., Rice in Houston on Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. and Abilene Christian in Abilene on Sept. 5 at 1 p.m.
Texas State returns to San Marcos when it hosts Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Sept 12 at 1 p.m. It then begins conference play with a pair of home matches, facing Coastal Carolina on Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. and Georgia State on Sept. 19 at 12 p.m.
The Bobcats follow it up with road games at South Alabama on Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. and at Troy on Sept. 26 1 p.m. They’ll then play two more home matches against Arkansas State on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. and Little Rock on Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.
The maroon and gold will compete in their final three road matches of the season at Georgia Southern on Oct. 8 at 5 p.m., at Appalachian State on Oct. 10 at 12 p.m. and at Louisiana on Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. The team’s Senior Day will be held at the Bobcat Soccer Complex against Louisiana-Monroe on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.
The Sun Belt tournament is set to be held in Foley, Ala. from Nov. 1-7. All 11 teams in the conference will compete in the event.