Monday, October 3, 2016

UIS trying to break attendance mark

The University of Illinois Springfield is attempting to draw 1,000 fans to men’s and women’s soccer games against Drury at Kiwanis Stadium Friday and break the NCAA Division II record for attendance.

A fireworks display will take place at the end of the men’s soccer game, which begins at 7:30 p.m.

The women’s match starts at 5 p.m. The first 200 UIS students will receive soccer scarves.

The 2016 Athletics Hall of Fame class will be honored at halftime of the men’s soccer game. UIS will also honor the hall of famers with a tailgate tent.

This article appeared in The State Journal-Register on October 1, 2016.

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