Illinois Wesleyan Girl's Soccer Camps
Facilities & Directions
Neis Soccer Field
IWU's men's and women's soccer teams make their home at the lighted Neis (pronounced "nice") Soccer Field. The first games at Neis Field were played in August 2000. Tom and Marilyn Neis of McHenry, Ill, are 1970 and 1971 graduates of IWU, respectively, and their daughter, Melissa, is a 2002 IWU graduate with a degree in art. Another daughter, Elizabeth, played soccer at Millikin and Tom's grandmother, the late Jeanette Neis, was a 1927 Illinois Wesleyan alumna.
Directions to Illinois Wesleyan University
Interactive Campus Map
From Chicago, IL (Approximately 130 miles):
Take I-55 South to Veterans Parkway South (Business 55 - exit #167). Proceed about 4 miles and turn right onto Route 9 (Pekin West exit). Travel about 2 miles to Park Street and turn right.
From Madison, WI (Approximately 200 miles):
Take I-39/90 South to Rockford, IL and continue on I-39 South. Turn onto Route 51 South (Business Exit #2) and turn left at the end of the ramp. Proceed about 6 miles to Emerson Street and turn left at the light. Turn right onto Franklin Street, left on Beecher Street, and then right on Park Street.
From Indianapolis, IN (Approximately 165 miles):
Take I-74 West to Route 51 (North Business Exit #135). Travel about 2 miles to Veterans Parkway North (Business 55 Chicago) exit. Proceed about 3.5 miles, turn left onto Route 9 (Pekin West Exit). Travel about two miles to Park Street and turn right.
From Peoria, IL (Approximately 40 miles):
Take I-74 East to I-55 North (Chicago Exit #127). Follow to Route 51 South (Business Exit #165A). Proceed about 3 miles to Emerson Street and turn left at the light. Turn right onto Franklin Street, left on Beecher Street, and then right on Park Street.
From St. Louis, MO (Approximately 160 miles):
Take the Veterans Parkway exit (Exit #157A-B/I-55-BL N/I-74/US-51/Veterans Parkway/Decatur/Indianapolis), and proceed and take ramp to US-51 Br N/Main St/Chicago. Turn left (heading north) onto S. Main Street (US-51-BR N). At a corner where there is Walgreens and Kroger, turn right onto Emerson Street. Turn right onto Franklin Street, left on Beecher Street, and then right on Park Street.