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Homecoming’s Here Again; Alumni Games, Football, Cross Country, Hall of Honor

September 19, 2013 at 6:40 pm

Beloit, WI – The Beloit College Football team will play in what is figured as the 100th Homecoming Game on Saturday afternoon at Strong Stadium.  But there’s much more going on to celebrate the day.

Buccaneer Cross Country hosts the 51st annual Olde English Classic at Leeson Park.  The President’s Open Run, paced by Beloit College President Scott Bierman, takes off at 10:00 a.m.  The Women’s Collegiate Race will be run at 11:00 a.m. followed by the Men’s Collegiate at approximately 12:00 noon.

At 1:00 p.m. the Football squad takes the field at Strong Stadium against the Vikings of Lawrence University for a Midwest Conference tilt.

On Saturday night four former Buccaneers - Brian Cox ’92, Brian Balick ’99, Tatjana “Tanya” Kopylova ’02, and Ioulia “Julia” Lebedeva ’03 – join the ranks of Athletic Hall of Honor members as they increase the total of the “Best of the Best” to 135.  The four will also be recognized at halftime of the Buccaneer Football game in the afternoon.

All through Saturday morning you can check out the Alumni Games being played at both the Strong Complex and the Sports Center.  The schedule of games follows:

9:00 a.m.         Volleyball                    Flood Arena, Sports Center

9:00 a.m.         Women’s Soccer          Strong Complex Soccer Field

10:00 a.m.       Men’s Soccer               Strong Complex Soccer Field

10:00 a.m.       Baseball                     The Ballpark at Strong Stadium

10:00 a.m.       Softball                       Strong Complex Softball Field