Charlottetown, PEI (August 29, 2019)— UPEI Athletics and Recreation is excited to announce the 2019 Mulligan Cup schedule and invites the community to come out and enjoy 'the beautiful game', August 30 to September 1 at the UPEI Turf Field.
The Mulligan Cup provides an excellent opportunity for coaches to make final roster decisions. This eighth annual cup honours Vince Mulligan, the varsity UPEI soccer and hockey coach throughout the 80s and 90s. The Cup has four participating schools this year: Université de Moncton, Mount Allison University, Holland College, and the University of Prince Edward Island.
"We always learn so much from these final pre season games," said Lewis Page, coach of UPEI Men's Soccer. "They are fantastic preparation for the first league games."
"Great opportunity to play in front of the home town fans in what looks to be weather wise a beautiful weekend," said Glen Miller, coach of UPEI Women's Soccer. "The whole team has been putting in a committed work ethic, and I believe we are all stoked to continue the journey."
The AUS league openers for both UPEI soccer teams will take place on the road September 6, when the men's and women's teams take on St. Francis Xavier University. Both teams play their home-opener September 13 against Acadia.
The full schedule for the Mulligan Cup can be found at gopanthersgo.ca.
Tickets for the Mulligan Cup are $5 per day for adults, free for children and students in K-12. You can also purchase your Panther Package—the best sports deal on the Island. Your $100 Panther Package gives you tickets to every home game for UPEI Men's and Women's Soccer, Men's and Women's Rugby, Men's and Women's Basketball, and Women's Hockey. You can also buy them online! Head to gopanthersgo.ca/tickets!
Go Panthers Go!
MULLIGAN CUP SCHEDULE
Friday, August 30
3:00 pm (M) Soccer vs UdeM
5:15 pm (W) Soccer vs UdeM
Saturday, August 31
4:00 pm (W) Soccer vs Mount Allison
6:15 pm (M) Soccer vs Mount Allison
2:30 pm (M) Soccer vs Holland College
Media contact: Ron Annear, UPEI
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