Penguins' NCAA Division II fall sports season underway

The Penguins have lined up to march into the 2016 fall sports schedule.

Dominican’s NCAA Division II athletics schedule for the 2016-17 academic year began Thursday, September 1, when the Penguins’ women’s soccer team made its season debut at home versus Menlo College. The non-conference match on Kennelly Field at the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on campus ended in a 0-0 double overtime draw.

The Dominican men’s soccer team, which opened its season in Nampa, Idaho on Thursday with a 1-0 loss to Corcordia of Oregon, doesn’t make its home season debut until Friday, September 16, when it hosts William Jessup University. Starting time for the non-conference match is 4 p.m.

The Penguins’ women’s volleyball team also began its season on the road. They won their first four matches during an eight-game road trip beginning with a victory over Chico State in Belmont on September 2. The Lady Penguins’ first home volleyball match in Conlan Center is Friday, September 16, at 7 p.m. against Holy Names University.

Dominican, which has 11 intercollegiate sports, and Holy Names are members of the Pacific West Conference. It features 14 institutions from Utah to Hawaii

The men’s and women’s cross country teams at Dominican launched their fall schedule on September 3 in the Notre Dame de Namur Argo Invitational in Hallmark Park in Belmont.

For ticket information, special promotional events, and a complete schedule of fall sports, visit All Dominican students, faculty, and staff with a valid University I.D. receive free admission to all home games.


September 1, 2016