Warriors to stay home for the holidays as SoFi Hawaii Bowl match-up set

Warriors to stay home for the holidays as SoFi Hawaii Bowl match-up set
File photo of the current Aloha Stadium. (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The University of Hawaii football team will be staying close to home for their bowl game this month.

The Warriors (9-5) have accepted an invitation to play in the SoFi Hawaii Bowl against BYU (7-5) on Dec. 24 at Aloha Stadium.

This is the ninth time UH will play in the Hawaii Bowl in the game’s 18-year history, most recently falling to Louisiana Tech in 2018, 31-14.

The Warriors have a record of 4-4 in their Hawaii Bowl appearances.

BYU will be making its first Hawaii Bowl appearance, but the program is not a stranger to the Aloha State.

This will be the 32nd meeting between Hawaii and BYU, with the Cougars winning the last 5 match-ups dating back to 2002.

Their most recent game was last season, when BYU defeated Hawaii 49-23 in Provo, Utah.

This story will be updated.

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