Elmira College Athletics Announces 2016 Athletics Alumni Weekend

January 13 2016
Category: Athletics

The Elmira College athletics department is excited to announce that the 2016 Athletics Alumni Weekend will be held on Friday, February 5th through Saturday, February 6th.

Festivities begin on Friday night with a trio of athletic contests at both Speidel Gymnasium and the Murray Athletic Center. Men's and women's basketball both play Utica College in Empire 8 action at Speidel at 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., respectively. EC men's ice hockey is also in action Friday night, when the Soaring Eagles face conference-foe, Nazareth College, at the MAC Ice Arena at 7:00 p.m.
 
On Saturday, February 6th, there will be four varsity contests along with several alumni games. Alumni games begin at 10:00 a.m. and run throughout the day.
 
New to this year's Athletics Alumni Weekend is the venue of Saturday's varsity contests, as all four games will be played at the Murray Athletic Center. Contests begin at 2:00 p.m. when the men's basketball team hosts E8 rival Hartwick College, followed by the women's basketball game at 4:00 p.m. against the same team, at the MAC Basketball Dome. Following the 4:00 p.m. game, the women's basketball team will be holding a post-game social for alumnae of the program at Roundin' Third Regale, located at 2447 Corning Road in Elmira, NY.
 
Women's ice hockey will be in action against Buffalo State at 3:00 p.m. and the final game of the evening will take place at 7:00 p.m., when the EC men's ice hockey team concludes its two-game series with Nazareth.
 
Following the men's ice hockey game, there will be an EC Booster Club Post-Game Mezzanine Reception for alumni, student-athletes, and fans.

Athletics Alumni Weekend Schedule

Friday, February 5th

Speidel Gymnasium

6:00 p.m. –  Men's Basketball vs. Utica
8:00 p.m. –  Women's Basketball vs. Utica

Murray Athletic Center

7:00 p.m. –  Men's Ice Hockey vs. Nazareth

 
Saturday, February 6th

Speidel Gymnasium

11:00 a.m. –  Alumni Women's Volleyball & Softball Game

Murray Athletic Center

10:00 a.m. –  Alumni Women's Soccer Game
10:00 a.m. –  Alumni Men's Ice Hockey Game
11:00 a.m. –  Alumni Men's Basketball Game
11:30 a.m. –  Alumni Field Hockey Game
12:30 p.m. –  Alumni Women's Lacrosse Game
1:30 p.m. –  Alumni Men's Soccer Game
2:00 p.m. –  Men's Basketball vs. Hartwick
3:00 p.m. –  Women's Ice Hockey vs. Buffalo State
4:00 p.m. –  Women's Basketball vs. Hartwick
7:00 p.m. –  Men's Ice Hockey vs. Nazareth
10:00 p.m. –  EC Booster Club Post-Game Mezzanine