2016-17 Sports Seasons Begin

The 2016-17 sports season opens this week with the soccer and volleyball teams on the road for their first official competitions. The women’s and men’s soccer teams are travelling together to Georgia where they will take on Point University in West Point on Thursday, August 18. The women’s game is at 6 pm EST and the men’s game will follow at 8 pm EST.  On Friday, August 19, the teams take on Warner University (Lake Wales, Florida) for another 6 and 8 pm EST double-header. Those contests will be played on Point’s campus.

The volleyball team will be competing in the Bethel College Pilot Invitational in Mishawaka, Indiana on August 19-20. On Friday the Trolls take on Bethel at 3 pm EST and Peru State University at 6 pm EST. Saturday’s competition starts at 10 am EST against Cardinal Stritch University and continues with a 4 pm EST match with Indiana Wesleyan University.  

In the final week of August and first week of September the teams will host their home openers. The soccer games will be played at the Schaaf Athletics Complex and the volleyball team competes in the DeVos Gymnasium. All home contests will be webcasted with live video and stats and the webcast link is found on the Game Central icon on the athletics web page. The home opener schedule is:
-August 26, Friday, – Women’s Soccer hosts Indiana Tech at 4 pm
-August 26-27, Friday and Saturday – Volleyball hosts the Saint Xavier/Trinity Crossover
    -Friday – Trinity vs Kansas Wesleyan at 4 pm; vs Cornerstone at 8 pm
    -Saturday – Trinity vs Georgetown at 11 am
-September 3 - Men’s Soccer hosts Benedictine University at 3 pm

Competition for the cross country teams begins on September 2 at the University of St. Francis Invitational. The men’s and women’s golf teams have their first match on September 1-2 at the Governors State University Invitational. 

For complete season schedules, visit the individual sports pages on the athletics web site.