03/22/2017 2:30 PM -
WHITING, Ind. – The Northwest Indiana Oilmen are back for their sixth season in the Midwest Collegiate League and will look to repeat as MCL Champions.
The Oilmen start their season at Wayne L. King Field at Joliet Junior College to take on the Joliet Admirals on May 26. NWI is set to begin the year with 10 straight road games before coming home.
Opening night at Oil City Stadium is scheduled for Thursday, June 7 as the Oilmen take on the Crestwood Panthers.
There will be 53 total games slated for the 2017 season with 29 home games at Oil City Stadium and 23 road games.
Mondays serve as a mutual league off day used for rain makeup games again this season.
The times for the games are to be announced, please visit www.nwioilmen.com for updates.
The MCL Playoffs are set to begin on Aug. 1, with the MCL Championship to begin on Aug. 4.
For the full 2017 Oilmen schedule, visit http://nwioilmen.com/schedule/