Saturday, June 11, 2016
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia -- West Virginia University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Shane Lyons has announced that the Mountaineers will play host to Delaware State at Milan Puskar Stadium on Sept. 16, 2017.
This marks the first-ever meeting with Delaware State. West Virginia will face Virginia Tech at FedExField in Landover, Maryland, on Sept. 2 and East Carolina in Morgantown on Sept. 9, to round out the 2017 non-conference schedule.
The Hornets will receive a $500,000 guarantee from WVU, according to a copy of the contract obtained via an FOIA request.
Delaware State is a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). Last season, the Hornets finished 1-10 overall and 1-7 in the MEAC.