Rhinos Set Preseason Friendlies for Cary

During their preseason training camp here in Cary, the Rochester Raging Rhinos will be squaring off against a variety of USL and collegiate competition to fine tune their skills and fitness ahead of the 2006 season. On today's "Kick This" radio show, Rhinos coach Laurie Calloway related that although a hoped for friendly against MLS's Columbus Crew couldn't be worked out because of a last minute MLS schedule change, the Rhinos will be hosting fellow USL 1st division sides Charleston Battery and Atlanta Silverbacks as well as a game against the UNC Tarheels, a 2006 NCAA quarterfinalist. The UNC game is scheduled for 4/6 at 6pm. No word yet on the dates of the other matches. It is anticipated that all of these games will be open to the public. Stay tuned to this site for more information on match specifics as it is available. In other Rhinos news, Calloway also mentioned that former Duke standout Danny Kramer who was selected in the recent USL draft, has now signed a contract with Rochester subject to his preseason performance.