September 5, 2013

Men's soccer celebrates 75th anniversary

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The 2013 season marks the 75th anniversary of the inaugural year of menís soccer as a varsity program at Grove City College.

Coach Bob Thorn led the 1938 team to a 1-2-1 record, including the first win in program history over Slippery Rock State College. More than 500 wins and 10 postseason appearances later, the menís soccer program has consistently stood among the top programs in the region for the duration of its existence.

Over the weekend of October 4-6, 2013, the menís soccer team will celebrate the 75th anniversary season in conjunction with the Collegeís annual Homecoming celebration. The menís soccer team will host the following activities for its alumni:


Friday, October 4

4:00 pm GCC Menís Soccer vs. Waynesburg (College Field)

8:00 pm 75th Anniversary Reception (Rathburn Hall)

Saturday, October 5

10:15 am Hall of Fame March

10:30 am Hall of Fame game (Alumni game, College Field)

12:30 pm Alumni luncheon

1:15 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony


For more information on the 75th anniversary of Grove City College menís soccer, check out the most recent edition of ďCenter Circle,Ē the Grove City College menís soccer newsletter.

In addition, for those wishing to commemorate the event, Wendell-August is selling 75th Anniversary Bronze Hostess Trays, as seen below. Click the image to visit their website for more information.

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