Aug. 29, 2007
NORMAN, Okla. -- The Booter Rooters, the official booster club of the OU soccer program, will host a tailgate party on Friday, Aug. 31 prior to the season opener against Alabama A&M. That game is slated to start at 7:30 p.m. at John Crain Field at the OU Soccer Complex.
All 2006 members are invited to attend and rejoin for the 2007 season. Also, fans interested in joining are encouraged to stop by and learn more about the booster club. The event will begin an hour prior to the game.
Friday's opener marks the first meeting between the Sooners and Bulldogs. Alabama A&M led the nation in scoring a year ago and finished the season 14-5 under head coach Frank Davies.
Oklahoma will also host ORU over the weekend on Sunday, Sept. 2 at 3 p.m. OU leads the all-time series with the Golden Eagles, 8-2. ORU finished 2006 with a 5-9-3 overall record under head coach Kyle Cussen.
TICKETS AND PROMOTIONS
Seats to this weekend's game are available for $7 (adult), $5 (youth) and $3 for groups of ten or more at the OU Athletics Ticket Office (800-456-4668) and at SoonerSports.com. The gates will open an hour before the game.
The first 250 fans through the gates on Friday will receive a free schedule T-shirt. On Sunday, the first 250 fans will receive a free schedule magnet and all fans will receive a schedule poster available for autographs following the game. In addition, "Kids Eat FREE Sunday," will makes its debut where each child under 13 will receive one coupon for a free hot dog, popcorn, and pop.
BOOTER ROOTERS BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The University of Oklahoma Booter Rooters Club began in 2004 and its members have been enthusiastic supporters of the OU women's soccer program from its beginning.
The Booter Rooters club members support Coach Evan's efforts in a variety of ways including banquets, tailgating functions and many other projects to enhance and improve the home of Sooner Soccer.
The Booter Rooters help to provide the soccer program with the resources to maintain a competitive advantage. The funds are raised to improve facilities and to host events that will give members a chance to get involved behind the scenes and really take part in making the OU Soccer program a national contender. An amazing group of young women who would serve as great role models for future college soccer players have been assembled over the last few years. As a member of the Booter Rooters, your donation is directed specifi cally to the
Women's Soccer program for us to use to better our chances for success. One of the program highlights was the opening of a new $4.5 million soccer specific stadium in the summer of 2006. With the opening of this facility and the contributions of John Crain, the OU Soccer Complex is the premier soccer facility in the Big 12 and the southwestern region of the country.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Member social events
Members only skills clinic
Poster and schedule card
Sooner Club Priority Points (one point per $100 given)