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Friday, October 15, 2010

Soccer Team Giving Back To Community

The Minnesota State soccer program returns to the friendly confines of The Pitch at Gage Towers this weekend after a three-game roadtrip.  The Mavericks open competition Saturday at Noon against Minnesota, Crookston before hosting MSU Moorhead Sunday at 1 p.m.

Despite the action on the field, the Mavericks have been busy in the community as well.  This afternoon (Friday) the Mavericks will host the  hold a clinic with the Mankato United Top Soccer Program, a group which teaches soccer to students with special needs in the Mankato Area.  Head coach Peter McGahey, sophomore Cassie Weik and redshirt freshman Ashley Sjkora stopped by the KEYC Studios Thursday afternoon to discuss the event.  You can see footage of their inteview, HERE.

Additionally, Saturday, the Mavericks will wear pink uniforms in honor of those who are battling breast cancer and those who have survived the disease.  The weekend concludes Sunday with Youth Soccer and Tops Soccer recognition day.

Minnesota State, owners of a four-game winning streak, stands 7-4-1 on the season and 5-1-1 in the NSIC.

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