UTEP Soccer Reveals 2021 Schedule, Featuring a Trio of Power-5 Opponents
The season is right around the corner with a season kick-off set for Jan. 29, as the Miners host rivals NM State in an exhibition game. They begin their regular season against two Pac-12 affiliates in Arizona State (Feb. 4) and Arizona (Feb. 7).
Other non-conference opponents include NM State (Feb. 11), Utah Valley (Feb. 13), Angelo State (Feb. 19), Lubbock Christian (Feb. 21) and Big 12 affiliate Oklahoma State (March 21).
Rice is set to host the 2021 Conference USA Tournament beginning on April 13 in Houston.
In the 2019 campaign, UTEP ended the season with a 10-7-3 overall record. The Miners reached the C-USA championship tournament for the first time since 2016. Last year was also the first winning season in C-USA since 2014. Balogun's squad will return 21 players and eight starters.
|January 29, 2021 (Friday)||7 P.M. MT||Home||NM State (EXB)||El Paso, Texas University Field|
|February 4, 2021 (Thursday)||TBA||Away||Arizona State||Tempe, Ariz.|
|February 7, 2021 (Sunday)||TBA||Away||Arizona||Tucson, Ariz.|
|February 11, 2021 (Thursday)||7 P.M. MT||Home||NM State||El Paso, Texas University Field|
|February 13, 2021 (Saturday)||7 P.M. MT||Home||Utah Valley||El Paso, Texas University Field|
|February 19, 2021 (Friday)||TBA||Away||Angelo State||San Angelo, Texas|
|February 21, 2021 (Sunday)||1 P.M. MT||Away||Lubbock Christian||Lubbock, Texas|
|February 28, 2021 (Sunday)||11 A.M. MT||Home||Louisiana Tech||El Paso, Texas University Field|
|March 6, 2021 (Saturday)||12 P.M. MT||Away||Southern Miss||Hattiesburg, Miss.|
|March 14, 2021 (Sunday)||12 P.M. MT||Home||UAB||El Paso, Texas University Field|
|March 21, 2021 (Sunday)||12 P.M. MT||Away||Oklahoma State||Stillwater, Okla.|
|March 27, 2021 (Saturday)||TBA||Away||UTSA||San Antonio, Texas|
|April 2, 2021 (Friday)||7 P.M. MT||Home||North Texas||El Paso, Texas University Field|
|April 8, 2021 (Thursday)||6 P.M. MT||Away||Rice||Houston, Texas|