Football Team Arrives in Europe

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TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology football team has arrived in the Czech Republic as part of the team's trip to Europe.

The team departed on May 30 and return home on June 7.  Destinations include Prague in the Czech Repubic and Vienna in Austria.  UPDATES ARE AVAILABLE BY CLICKING THE LINK HERE OR ABOVE.

Rose-Hulman will tour sites such as the Hradcany Quarter, St. Vitus Cathedral and the River Vltava in the Old Town Castle District of Prague.  Other destinations include the Astronomical Clock, the 18th century Church of St. Nicholas and the Goltz-Kinsky Palace.

The team will then travel to Austria and compete in the Game Day Charity Bowl against the Austrian National Football Team on June 5.  The event will be broadcast nationwide on Austrian television and is expected to attract a crowd of several thousand for the game.  The event include cheerleaders, marching bands, fireworks and a parade.

The Vienna portion of the trip will include Schobrunn Palace and a sightseeing tour of the major sites within the city, prior to a return on June 7.

Rose-Hulman will make its third football trip to Europe.  The team traveled to London and Paris in 2002, then traveled to Rome, Florence and Venice in Italy in the summer of 2007.