Friday, October 14, 2011

SSU's 1986 champions to be honored Sunday

The 1986 Sangamon State University national championship soccer team will be honored at a 25-year reunion Sunday at halftime of the University of Illinois Springfield’s 2:30 p.m. men’s game against Northern Kentucky at Kiwanis Stadium.

Former coach Aydin Gonulsen and players will be on hand for the festivities.

The UIS women’s soccer game against Northern Kentucky begins at noon.

All soccer alumni are invited to walk in the homecoming parade today at 4:15 p.m. A barbecue will take place outside the stadium prior to today’s Great Lakes Valley Conference soccer doubleheader against Bellarmine.

The women’s match begins at 5 p.m. Former soccer players will be recognized at halftime of the men’s game that starts at 7:30 p.m. The night will culminate with a fireworks display.

The reunion was featured in an October 14, 2011, article in The State Journal-Register.

Read the article online