Lion Soccer offers free admission to weekend contests with donation to Hurricane Harvey relief
by JOSH MANCK, Texas A&M-Commerce
Aug 29, 2017 | 777 views | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Lion Soccer offers free admission to weekend contests with donation to Hurricane Harvey relief – LINK


COMMERCE– With the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf Coast region of the state, Texas A&M University-Commerce is asking for donations to help those in need.

Fans will be admitted free of charge to all matches of the Lion Soccer Classic presented by Domino's, Holiday Inn Express and Best Western Plus of Greenville on Friday and Sunday, and are requested to bring items that will be donated to relief efforts. Cash donations will also be accepted.


Current pressing needs in shelters are:

New underwear and socks (all sizes)

Non-Perishable food


Feminine hygiene products

Baby diapers, wipes and formula


"The devastation caused by this storm is unprecedented and has affected family and friends of our A&M-Commerce students," said TAMUC athletics director Tim McMurray. "We want to make sure we use our platform and resources to help the relief efforts, and we hope to use our events to help Southeast Texas and the Coastal Bend recover."


The A&M-Commerce soccer team will face Florida Institute of Technology at 7:30 p.m. Friday in their opening match of the season. Preceding the Lions' match will be a match between Angelo State University and the University of Central Oklahoma at 5 p.m.

On Sunday, ASU will face FIT at 11 a.m. followed by A&M-Commerce against UCO at 1:30 p.m. All games will be played at the Lion Soccer Field.





Josh Manck


Assistant Athletics Director for Communications | Texas A&M University-Commerce


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