Former student-athletes to return to campus for annual competitions
PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Six Plymouth State University athletics programs have announced the dates and times for their annual fall Alumni Games.
The men's and women's soccer teams will both hold their games during their preseasons on Sunday, Aug. 27th, while the softball, field hockey and men's lacrosse teams' games are scheduled as part of the University's Homecoming and Family Weekend festivities on Saturday, Sept. 23rd. The women's lacrosse program will welcome back alumni the following weekend with the game set for Saturday, Sept. 30th.
The soccer games will run back-to-back on Aug. 27th. The women's game will kick-off on Arold Field at 1:00 p.m., with the men's game to follow at 3:15 p.m. The women's program will also hold a reception at Biederman's Deli after the game.
"This fall will be the 60th season of men's soccer at Plymouth State," said head coach Rob Wright. "We are excited to see old faces and look forward to seeing how the current squad will measure up against their predecessors."
The softball game is set for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23rd at D&M Park, with a gathering at Panther Pub following the game. The field hockey team will start their game at the same time at the Robert T. Low Turf Field at the Holderness School. The men's lacrosse event will take place at the ALLWell North practice field at 3:30 p.m. Players and alumni are encouraged to reconnect with old teammates at a postgame celebration at Biederman's Deli.
"It's always great to catch up with alumni and to see them on the softball diamond again," said softball coach Bruce Addison. "I truly enjoy the stories and great times the players share with one another about their tenure at PSU."
The women's lacrosse game will take place on the ALLWell North practice field at 11:00 a.m. on Sept. 30th. The team and families are invited to gather for a tailgate following the contest.
Interested alumni should contact the respective program coaching staffs to register for the games. Questions can also be directed to Assistant Director of Athletics Lauren Lavigne at firstname.lastname@example.org or (603) 535-2763.
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