The University of North Dakota won’t exactly have ideal locker room conditions for their playoff game this coming weekend.
North Dakota finished the regular season 7-4 and travels to Louisiana for a first-round FCS playoff game against 8-4 Nicholls State. When the Fighting Hawks arrive at John L. Guidry Stadium, they will be greeted by a series of temporary tents that will serve as the team’s locker room.
Nicholls State’s football facility is in the midst of a renovation that is expected to be completed by the start of next season. In the meantime, all their opponents this season have had temporary tents as their visitor’s locker room.
“The away team has to stay in tents, so that’ll be a challenge in itself,” North Dakota cornerback Evan Holm told the Grand Forks Herald. “It’s just another big challenge.”
Here’s a look at the setup:
— RJ Hawk (@RJHawk) October 5, 2019
Thankfully for North Dakota, as of now, the weather in Thibodaux, La. projects to be around a high of 81 and low of 56 on Saturday.