The Wisconsin mens soccer team opens the 2009 season this weekend by hosting the Middleton Sports and Fitness Invitational, and UW students have the opportunity to check out the Badgers for free.
Sunday is Student Day at the McClimon Complex as the Badgers take on Western Illinois, and a valid UW student ID is good for free admission to the 2 p.m. contest. Once inside, students also can take advantage of free pizza, courtesy of Papa Johns, while supplies last.
In addition to the promotions for UW students, Sunday also is Autograph Day, and kids are invited to stick around after the game and awards presentation to get autographs from the Badgers.
On Friday, fans who attend the Badgers season-opening match with Virginia Tech will receive a 2009 Wisconsin mens soccer team poster, courtesy of Middleton Sports and Fitness, while supplies last. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m., following the conclusion of the match between Western Illinois and UW-Milwaukee that kicks off at 5 p.m.
2009 Middleton Sports & Fitness Invitational Schedule
Friday, Sept. 4
5 p.m. Western Illinois vs. UW-Milwaukee
7:30 p.m. Virginia Tech vs. Wisconsin
Sunday, Sept. 6
11:30 a.m. Virginia Tech vs. UW-Milwaukee
2 p.m. Western Illinois vs. Wisconsin