Mercyhurst Adds D-III Opponent for 2024; Southeastern Louisiana Adds Troy in 2027

Mercyhurst is scheduled to play against NCAA Division III Buffalo State on Saturday, October 5, 2024, according to BSU’s social media posting. Buffalo State plays its football in the Liberty League. Mercyhurst is 7-9 all-time against the Bengals with all previous matchups occurring between 1981 and 1997. Mercyhurst lost seven straight games to the Bengals … Read more

2024 FCS Matchups Versus Non-Division I Opponents

Each year some FCS members look outside the Division I umbrella to fill out their football schedules and 2024 is no different. FCS teams are slated to play over 50 games against non-Division I opponents in 2024 with matchups versus Division II, Division III, NAIA, NCCAA, and even one against a non-affiliated team (Lincoln University … Read more

Mercyhurst Joining Northeast Conference

Mercyhurst University will begin the reclassification process from NCAA Division II to Division I and join the Northeast Conference beginning with the 2024-25 academic year. The four-year reclassification process means Mercyhurst will not be a full Division I member eligible for NCAA Championships (FCS Playoffs) until the 2028-29 academic year. Located in Erie, Pennsylvania, Mercyhurst … Read more