ETSU men's soccer to host Elon

Friday, September 18, 2009

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2009) - The ETSU men's soccer team is set to host Elon in a non-conference match Saturday at 3 p.m. at Summers-Taylor Stadium.

 

The Bucs (1-1-2) drew a 1-1 tie against Virginia Tech last Sunday to get back to .500 on the season. Sophomore Jaron Westbrook (Round Rock, Texas) leads the team in points (3) and game-winning goals (1).

 

The Buccaneers defeated Elon 1-0 on the road a year ago in the only meeting between the two teams. ETSU is 2-2-1 all-time against teams from the Southern Conference.

 

The Phoenix (2-2-1) come into the match with a two-game win streak after defeating Clemson on Wednesday, 2-0. Elon is led by Chris Thomas as he has a team leading two goals on the season.

 

Fans don't miss out on the opportunity to be a part of "Walk the Lawn vs. Elon" to benefit ETSU Habitat. Registration to participate in the first annual pre-game walk-a-thon is $15. This walk benefits ETSU Habitat for Humanity and provides resources for volunteers to help build homes. Registration includes an event t-shirt (as supplies last) and a free voucher for Saturday's soccer game.

 

The walk starts Saturday at 1:15 p.m. with the starting location and sign up's located at the Wesley Foundation on ETSU's campus. Participants will walk to the new ETSU Habitat home and finish up at Summers-Taylor Stadium for the ETSU Men's Soccer game vs. Elon. There will also be special recognitions at half-time of the game.

 

For more information on "Raise the Roof for Habitat" and "Walk the Lawn vs. Elon" contact ETSU Habitat at etsuhabitat@gmail.com or Sara Hacker at hackers@etsu.edu. ETSU Habitat will also be taking donations during the soccer match vs. Elon.

 

Saturday is also the ETSU Athletics Youth Soccer Month Celebration. All youth soccer players in eighth grade and lower will receive free admission to the match.

 

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