The UConn Huskies have added Ball State, Fresno State, and Middle Tennessee to their future football schedules, the school announced on Monday.
UConn will play the Ball State Cardinals in a home-and-home football series beginning at Scheumann Stadium in Muncie, Ind., on Oct. 15, 2022. The Huskies will host the Cardinals three seasons later at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Sept. 20, 2025.
UConn and Ball State first met on the gridiron in 2000 and have played a total of three contests. In their most recent matchup in 2002, Ball State defeated UConn 24-21 to extend their lead in the series to 3-0.
The Huskies will open the 2021 season in Week Zero on Saturday, Aug. 28 on the road against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, Calif. The following season on Oct. 1, 2022, the Bulldogs will return the game at UConn.
The 2021 meeting between UConn and Fresno State will mark their first-ever meeting between the two schools on the gridiron.
UConn also announced today the addition of a home contest at Rentschler Field against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders on Oct. 23, 2021. The two schools are also scheduled to meet in East Hartford on Nov. 21, 2020, which was previously announced.
Below are UConn’s partial football schedules for the 2021 and 2022 seasons:
- 08/28 – at Fresno State
- 09/02 – Holy Cross
- 09/11 – Purdue
- 09/18 – at Army
- 10/09 – at UMass
- 10/23 – Middle Tennessee
- 11/13 – at Clemson
- 11/20 – at UCF
- 09/03 – Central Connecticut
- 09/24 – at NC State
- 10/01 – Fresno State
- 10/15 – at Ball State
- 10/29 – Boston College
- 11/19 – at Army
- Future UConn Football Schedules
- Future Ball State Football Schedules
- Future Fresno State Football Schedules
- Future Middle Tennessee Football Schedules