LUBBOCK, Texas (November 4, 2013) – The Lubbock Christian University Athletic Department is hosting the LCU S.O.ccer Cup Monday, which is a Special Olympics in conjunction with their home soccer matches against Oklahoma Christian University.
Over 200 Special Olympic athletes from Lubbock and the South Plains will be participating in the event. They will begin by taking part in the LCU men's soccer game pregame ceremonies, as the Chaps host Oklahoma Christian at noon at the LCU Soccer Field. The Special Olympics participants will then participate in various athletic activities on three designated fields in the vicinity of the LCU Soccer Field. Over 100 volunteers, including LCU student-athletes, coaches, students and faculty & staff members will assist with the event. The events will close with a medal ceremony.
Timeline of Events
11:30 Special Olympic Athletes Arrive and Watch LCU Men's Soccer Warmups
11:50 Special Olympic Athletes Form Victory Lines For Soccer Intros
11:55 Intro of Special Olympic Groups and Group Photo with Soccer Teams and Volunteers
12:40 Special Olympics Games Begins (Three Fields…Soccer Skills, Relay Races, etc)
1:55 Games Completed, Medal Ceremony