MU Soccer Kicks Off 2016 with Fan Fest
Aug. 11, 2016
MILWAUKEE – The 2016 Marquette University athletics calendar kicked off with Soccer Fan Fest at Valley Fields on Thursday evening. Over 300 Marquette faithful were in attendance for the annual event that featured a kids’ skills zone and free Qdoba bar.
Many young fans had the opportunity to interact with their favorite Marquette men’s and women’s soccer players on a warm, but beautiful night at Valley Fields. In addition to the popular skills zones and Qdoba bar, fans also received free schedule posters and player autographs.
The event preceded the women’s soccer team’s lone exhibition of the preseason against Wisconsin, giving fans a first look at the team led by BIG EAST Preseason Defensive Player of the Year Morgan Proffitt.
The men’s team held a 20-minute intra-squad scrimmage during halftime and will host Wright State at Valley Fields for its first preseason exhibition on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 7:05 p.m.
The Marquette women will open the regular season on the road Friday, Aug. 19, at Nebraska.
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