Friday, September 27, 2013

1988 SSU soccer team to hold reunion

A reunion of the 1988 Sangamon State University national championship team will take place over homecoming weekend next month at the University of Illinois Springfield.

The team will be recognized Oct. 6 during halftime of a 2:30 p.m. game against Indianapolis at Kiwanis Stadium. The 1988 Prairie Stars defeated Alderson-Broaddus of West Virginia for the second of three NAIA national titles for the program.

The UIS Homecoming BBQ is Oct. 4 at the South Quad near the University Hall building from 4:45 to 7:15 p.m. The cost for non-students is $10 and includes admission to the women’s and men’s soccer games against Saint Joseph’s. The women’s match starts at 5 p.m. The men’s contest begins at 7:30 p.m.

The reunion was featured by The State Journal-Register on Sept. 26, 2013.

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