University of Rochester

Yellowjackets take on RIT Tigers in Sept. 21 Hillside Community Shield

September 9, 2013

Cheer on the Yellowjackets as they take on the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers Sept. 21 in The Hillside Community Shield, a benefit men's and women's soccer double-header at Sahlen's Stadium (460 Oak St., Rochester).

Join University alumni, parents, and friends for a tailgate party hosted by the Friends of Rochester Athletics, and be sure to wear your Rochester spirit gear for an evening of family fun.

This is the second annual Rochester-RIT shield—a European-style charity tournament—to benefit the youth and families served by the Hillside Family of Agencies.

The women's soccer teams from RIT and Rochester will compete in the first match at 5 p.m., followed by the men's teams at 7:30 p.m. The tailgate will run from 6-7:30 p.m. and includes a buffet dinner catered by Red Osier.

Admission is $10 per person and includes the game tickets and tailgate party. A cash bar will be available. Children under 8 years old may attend for free.

Advance registration is required; tickets for the game will be distributed at the stadium. Click here to purchase tickets.

For more information, contact Lydia Kociuba at 275-9887.