Lawrence Tech soccer players ace fund-raiser on ice
Friday, January 29th, 2010
The Lawrence Tech Football Club celebrated indoor soccer’s 125th anniversary on Jan. 14 by watching the Detroit Red Wings defeat the Carolina Hurricanes, 3-1, in a night of action-packed professional hockey.
The soccer players saw firsthand the many similarities of ice hockey to indoor soccer – the 200’ x 85’ field/rink, body checking, substituting on the fly, no out of bounds, 5 vs. 5 plus goalkeeper, fast-paced play, and much more!
Head Coach Will Dyer worked with the Red Wings on this fund-raiser. The soccer team was promised $5 per ticket sold if it could sell more than 20. Lawrence Tech FC ended up selling a total of 61 tickets for the game, thereby raising $305 dollars for the club and having a great time doing so! Since Lawrence Tech sold the most tickets among the many Michigan soccer clubs invited to the game, our players were invited down on the ice after the game.
Dyer thanked those who made it possible: Mikey Knoff, Tigran Khatchatrian, Bryan Corsatea, Phil Lucas, Chadd Scruggs, PJ Brown, Brian Firestone, Sean Pederson, Kurtis Morris, Kurt Mossner, and a few of our fans, Kaitlin Eisen, and Katie Hendrickson!
If any Lawrence Tech student has played soccer in high school and would like to continue playing this fall, please contact Head Coach Will Dyer at email@example.com. Tryouts will be held at the beginning of the term.
“We are a club team that has been at LTU for the past 18 years! Our club is a year-round operation, meaning we have an indoor soccer team, various fund-raisers and other team events,” Dyer said.