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NIU Men’s Rugby invites campus to games, seeks more players with move to Division D1AA

September 7, 2012
NIU’s Jacob Goldsmith competes against Bowling Green.

NIU’s Jacob Goldsmith competes against Bowling Green.

The NIU men’s rugby team, competing in its first season of Division D1AA after moving up from DII, is looking for more players. Everyone is welcome.

Practices are held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday on the fields behind the Engineering Building.

Home games are played at James O. Breen Community Park at the corner of Campton Hills and Peck roads in St. Charles. Most start at 1 p.m.

Upcoming games:

  • Saturday, Sept. 8: Home vs. Ohio University (2:30 p.m. start time)
  • Saturday, Sept. 15: Home vs. Bowling Green
  • Saturday, Sept. 22: Away vs. Chicago Blaze
  • Saturday, Sept. 29: Away vs. Ball State
  • Saturday, Oct. 6: Away vs. Cincinnati
  • Saturday, Oct. 13: Home vs. Western Michigan
  • Saturday, Oct. 20: Away vs. Miami Ohio
  • Saturday, Oct. 27: Away vs. Dayton
  • Saturday, Nov. 3: Home vs. Central Michigan

For more information, email [email protected].