Athletics Announcements

In Announcements, by , on October 27th, 2014

Basketball Tip-Off Dinner

Niagara University will host an evening to support the Purple Eagles basketball programs on Nov. 6 at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston, N.Y. Anyone interested in supporting the Niagara University men’s and women’s basketball teams is encouraged to attend this great event.

Niagara University Director of Athletics Simon Gray, along with men’s basketball head coach Chris Casey and women’s basketball head coach Kendra Faustin, will welcome guest speaker Jon Rothstein, CBS Sports Network’s College Basketball Insider.

The event begins with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m.; followed by dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. and then the program featuring the remarks from Rothstein. The cost is $100 per person and $800 per table of eight.  Table purchases will also include public recognition. Please RSVP by Oct. 30 to Jennifer Ebbole at 716.286.8600 to secure your spot.


The Purple Eagles are back home for a two-game series against AIC on Friday, Oct. 31, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 1, at 4 p.m. For ticket information, please contact 716.286.8499 (TIXX).

Women’s Soccer

The Purple Eagles are back in action Wednesday, Oct. 29, 4 p.m. versus the Marist Red Foxes for their regular season finale.

Niagara can clinch the No. 2 seed in the upcoming MAAC Tournament with a win (and a Fairfield loss).

Men’s Soccer

The Niagara Purple Eagles are home versus the Manhattan Jaspers on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 12 p.m. NU will honor its senior class before the match.