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Bucks Soccer Schedule Released

(MENA) The University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain announced late Monday, their inaugural Mens and Womens Soccer Schedule. The inaugural Bucks Soccer team is set to take the field in the first play of the season during a scrimmage match held August 15th at Bearcat Stadium in Mena, Arkansas. The game will follow the ‘Meet the Bucks’ event in which all student-athletes for both soccer and cross-country will be introduced as well as all of the coaching staff for soccer, cross-country, softball, and baseball.
Head Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coach Brian Byrd had a late start into the recruiting season but with his broad connections in the soccer community within the DFW area and internationally, he quickly rebound and is excited to demonstrate the high level of talent of his teams during the ‘Meet the Bucks’ event on August 15.
Full schedules for both soccer and cross-country are available at
All members of the Youth Soccer Association, past or present, are encouraged to wear their most recent team jersey and meet at the UA Rich Mountain Bucks tent at 5:30 p.m. for an opportunity to ‘Run with the Bucks’ during their intros, be part of the National Anthem, assist with balls, etc. “These are all future Bucks as far as we’re concerned so we are looking forward to building relationships and encouraging their love of the sport,” said Coach Byrd.
Anticipating strong community support for the ‘Meet the Bucks’ event, Coach Byrd has issued a challenge to Buck fans to pack the stands, demonstrating to these new and returning student-athletes the widespread community support for the growing Buck Athletics program. Everyone is encouraged to show their spirit by wearing their Buck swag or red shirts. Businesses can show their support by Painting the Town red and black Aug.15.
The event is designed to be a community wide ‘pep rally’ with an Honorary Cheer Squad comprised of Acorn, Mena, and Cossatot River cheerleaders.
The event starts at 6 p.m. and is completely free to the public. Follow the Bucks Athletics pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for upcoming news and events.

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