Labor Day Weekend Marks the Beginning of the 2014-2015 Athletic SeasonPosted August 28, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (August 28, 2014)- The 2014-2015 athletic season will get its start at Missouri Valley College over Labor Day weekend featuring women’s volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s soccer.
The Viking women’s volleyball team will host the Viking Invitational at the Burns Athletic Complex Friday and Saturday. A total of seven teams will play 14 matches over the two days. Along with the Vikings, Avila University, Graceland University, Ottawa (Kan.) University, York (Neb.) College, Calumet College of St. Joseph (Ind.) and Sterling (Mo.) College will take part in the Invitational. Missouri Valley will open its 2014 season against York Friday at 4 p.m., and play Sterling at 8 p.m. Saturday the Vikings will play Calumet at 12 p.m., and finish the Invitational against Ottawa at 4 p.m. Admission for each day is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizen’s and student’s with a valid student I.D., and free for Missouri Valley students with a valid student I.D., and for children 12 and under.
The No. 15 men’s soccer team will open its 2014 season playing No. 12 Grand View (Iowa) University in a non-conference matchup at Gregg-Mitchell Field Saturday at 7 p.m. Also, the Viking men’s and women’s soccer teams will host a doubleheader Monday evening against Kansas Wesleyan University. The women’s match begins at 4:30 p.m., and the men’s match has a scheduled start time of 7 p.m. Admission for Saturday’s men’s soccer match is $3 for adults, $1 for senior citizens and students with a valid student I.D., and free for Missouri Valley students with a valid student I.D., and children 12 and under. Admission for Monday’s doubleheader is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students with a valid student I.D., and free for Missouri Valley students with a valid student I.D., and children under 12.
About Missouri Valley College
Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are ag-business, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.