(MENA) The University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain Bucks Soccer Teams begins their inaugural season opener on the road at Batesville on Tuesday, August 12th with Lyons College.
Head Coach Brian Byrd, along with Assistant Coaches Rick Moss and Michael Ola are excited about what these two teams are shaping up to be, in their inaugural season.
On Thursday, August 15th, the Bucks will have a scrimmage match, with a simultaneous “Meet The Bucks Event” at Bearcat Stadium.
All members of the Youth Soccer Association are encouraged to attend and wear their most recent team jersey and meet at 5:30 inside the Bucks tent. Those young Bucks can also run with the Bucks in pre-match festivities and be a part of the National Anthem too.
In addition, businesses in downtown Mena are painting the town RED and BLACK too. Fans are encouraged to wear their RED and BLACK and show their immense support of their teams.
Coach Byrd said that sixty one student athletes are on the Bucks Soccer teams, twenty-three athletes that are from other countries, around the world.
Also, an Honorary Cheer Squad will be present on Thursday evening with cheerleaders from Acorn, Cossatot River and Mena High Schools comprising the squad.
The activities get underway at 6pm.