Players Report

  • By Grant Dovey
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  • August 07, 2012 01:21 PM
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The men’s soccer team officially reports to Morgantown on Wednesday, Aug. 8, to start preparing for the 2012 season.

The day will consist of various meetings with members from different parts of the athletic department, as well as a dinner catered by Oliverio’s in the Jerry West Room of the Coliseum.

The first of 14 preseason practices begins on Thursday morning at 9 a.m., followed by a 4 p.m. session, one of four two-a-day practices. Following each practice the team, whether they like it or not, will go to the training room for a cold whirlpool session

The meal schedule varies for the squad and will feature two dinners at coach Marlon LeBlanc’s house to watch former Mountaineer All-American Raymon Gaddis and the Philadelphia Union take on the Chicago Fire and D.C. United.

For the second-consecutive season, George Mason will serve as the opponent in the exhibition match. This year the game will be at George Mason on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m.