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Rutgers Athletics 

Looking for the best that college athletics has to offer? Look no further than Central Jersey now that Rutgers University is a member of the Big Ten Conference.

Thirteen of the most prestigious and well-known universities in the nation visit Rutgers’ Piscataway and New Brunswick campuses on a regular basis for Big Ten athletic events, from football to wrestling to men’s and women’s soccer and basketball to baseball.

(For complete schedules and feature stories on all Rutgers sports teams visit the school’s official web site at www.scarletknights.com.)

As the “Birthplace of College Football,” Rutgers is steeped in tradition in the sport. Thanks to the school’s membership in the Big Ten, powerhouse football programs such as 2014 national champion Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State and Penn State now visit High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway on an every-other-year basis.

During Rutgers’ inaugural Big Ten football season in the fall of 2014, the school averaged a record 50,632 for its six home games and had three sellouts.

Besides a festive pre-game tail-gaiting atmosphere featuring activities that are geared toward families and children, football fans can tour the Hale Center, a state of the art football facility. High Point Solutions Stadium, meanwhile, offers the best sight lines and amenities available, making for a fan-friendly experience during football games.

But there’s more than just football. A trip to Rutgers for a top-notch college sporting event offers plenty of variety, allowing fans to enjoy any of the following:


  • baseball game at the Class of 1953 Baseball Complex; 
  • Men's and women's basketball game at the Rutgers Athletics Center; 
  • Some of the best track and field events in the country at the Bauer Track and Field Complex; 
  • Men's and women's golf at Rutgers Golf Course, which is scheduled to undergo a major renovation shortly; Women's gymnastics at Livingston Gym; Men's and women's soccer at Yurcak Field; 
  • Women's swimming and diving at the Aquatics Center;


In addition to watching Rutgers teams tackle the nation's best opponents, the school will also host Big Ten championship events throughout the years. In the spring of 2015, the Big Ten women's lacrosse tournament was held at Rutgers.

With 24 sports teams to choose from, there's almost always a game going on at Rutgers from September to May. Athletics and much more await you on your trip to Central New Jersey. For more information, visit the official website for a calendar of events and ticket information.


A baseball game at the Class of 1953 Baseball Complex; Men's and women's basketball game at the Rutgers Athletics Center;Some of the best track and field events in the country at the Bauer Track and Field Complex;Men's and women's golf at Rutgers Golf Course, which is scheduled to undergo a major renovation shortly;Women's gymnastics at Livingston Gym;Men's and women's soccer at Yurcak Field;Women's swimming and diving at the Aquatics Center;


A baseball game at the Class of 1953 Baseball Complex;Men's and women's basketball game at the Rutgers Athletics Center;Some of the best track and field events in the country at the Bauer Track and Field Complex;Men's and women's golf at Rutgers Golf Course, which is scheduled to undergo a major renovation shortly;Women's gymnastics at Livingston Gym;Men's and women's soccer at Yurcak Field;Women's swimming and diving at the Aquatics Center;