Nov. 13, 2006
DeKALB, Ill. -- Northern Illinois Athletics invites all fans to travel on a special Huskie fan bus to support the NIU men's soccer team as they take on Indiana in the second round of the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament Wednesday evening in Bloomington, Ind.
Ride on the bus with fellow Huskie fans for just $30 per person (general public) or $20 per person (NIU student). The price includes the bus ride to and from Bloomington on Wednesday, lunch and dinner, and a ticket to the game.
Reservations for seats on the bus will be taken until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15. To reserve a seat, call the NIU External Operations Office at 815-753-1923 and provide a credit card number OR come by the External Operations Office in the Convocation Center to pay by cash, check or credit card.
The bus will leave from the Convocation Center at 11 a.m. Wednesday, travel to Bloomington for the game, which kicks off at 7 p.m. (EST), and return immediately after the contest. Estimated time of arrival back in DeKalb is 2:30 a.m. Thursday.
NIU, the 2006 Mid-American Conference Champions, advanced to the second round of the tourney with a thrilling 1-0 victory in overtime over Loyola (Ill.) Saturday at Huskie Soccer Stadium. Indiana, the tournament's No. 7 seed, received a first-round bye.
For more information on the Huskie fan bus trip to Bloomington, contact the NIU External Operations Office at 815-753-1923.
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