Weekend Soccer Promotions Set

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
OCTOBER 08, 2008
OU Soccer (1-11, 0-3 Big 12) vs. Missouri (8-3, 3-1) and Kansas (8-4, 2-2)
 Games 13 and 14  Friday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m.
 Location  Norman, Okla.  |  John Crain Field (Capacity: 3,500)
 Internet  Live Stats  
 Promotions  First 500 fans receive OU pom pom| Sooner Kids Club Day
 Tickets  Adults - $7, Children - $5 | Call or Purchase Online

NORMAN, Okla.-- The Sooner soccer team and the OU Athletics Marketing Department have numerous promotions set for this weekend's games against No. 25 Missouri (8-3, 3-1) on Friday, Oct. 10 and Kansas (8-4, 2-2) on Sunday, Oct. 12.

OU has seven games remaining and Friday's contest, slated for 7 p.m., is the first of five that will be played at home.  Sunday's game will begin at 1 p.m. and the gates for all home games open one hour prior to the start time. 

On Friday, the first 500 fans will receive an OU pom pom and the game will be followed by a post-game autograph session with the players and coaches.

Sunday is Sooner Kids Club Day where there will be special pregame activities for all members in attendance.  In addition, kids eat free on Sunday with a free coupon available at the gate that can be used at the concession stand.

OU Head Coach Nicole Nelson met with members of the media on Wednesday to discuss this weekend's opponents.  Click the links below to access the videos.

Video  The Sooners' head coach talks about Missouri
Video  Nelson previews the Jayhawks
Video  Coach Nelson talks about OU's play in the Big 12 and the remainder of the season

For tickets, call (405) 325-2424 or toll-free: (800) 456-GoOU the link above in the information box.  Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children.  Group ticket rates are also available for 10 or more people at $3 a ticket.

Fans can follow the action live from Norman this weekend on the internet with live stats on SoonerSports.com.

Since starting the season at 1-2, the Tigers are 7-1 and ranked No. 25 in one of the four soccer polls (Soccer Times).  The Tigers are 3-1 in conference play (tied for second place) after topping Colorado, 1-0, and Texas Tech, 2-0, last weekend at home.

The Jayhawks started 2008 with five consecutive wins but have struggled in the last seven games with a 3-4 mark.  Last weekend at home, Kansas downed Texas Tech, 2-0, before it suffered a 2-0 defeat to then-No. 17 Colorado.




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