Illinois soccer will depart the continent for its 2021 season opener, Large Ten introduced.
Illini’s recreation towards Nebraska, scheduled for August 28 in Dublin, Eire, will proceed as deliberate to start the following Large Ten marketing campaign. The league revealed this and different scheduling updates on Friday.
Some modifications have been made to the primary Illinois schedule underneath the path of Coach Bret Bielema:
– The primary of the crew’s two weeks off, the results of the opening in “Week zero” of the common season, strikes from October 9 to October 16. Illinois’ different week off remains to be November 13.
– The house recreation towards Wisconsin, beforehand scheduled for October 23, will probably be performed on October 9.
– The street recreation towards Penn State, beforehand scheduled for October 16, will probably be performed on October 23.
This information comes two days after Nebraska Athletic Director Invoice Moos stated the choice on the placement of the Illini-Cornhuskers recreation could be decided within the subsequent seven to 10 days.
“There are issues concerning the virus,” Moos stated Wednesday. “Usually, many of the tickets would have already been bought and individuals are nonetheless very cautious.”
Colin Likas covers Illinois highschool soccer and sports activities in The Information-Gazette. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.