Rebels Kick Off Spring Schedule
Feb. 12, 2009
LAS VEGAS - The UNLV men's soccer team will kick off its spring schedule on Tuesday, Feb. 17, when it hosts the youth team of the German professional club Borussia Monchengladbach. The game will start at 7 pm at Peter Johann Memorial Field, with tickets going for $5, while kids 12 and under get in for free. For more information on tickets for the game, fans can go to www.unlvtickets.com, or call 739-FANS
Borussia Monchengladbach plays in the highest level of German Professional Soccer. UNLV will be facing its youth team, which is made up of the top U-18 German players. Five of the team's players are members of the German U17/18 National team, and the players on the squad are typically just one step away from signing professional contracts.
UNLV will play on six more dates during the winter and spring, which some of the highlights including the Alumni game on March 14, a contest against BYU on March 28, and the next day against the Las Vegas Hispanic All-Star Team on Mar. 29.