December 5, 2008
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will hold a rally on Monday evening, December 8 to celebrate the accomplishments of its men’s and women’s soccer teams at the 2008 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national tournaments.
The rally will begin at 7 p.m. in the UMFK Sports Center. UMFK encourages the entire St John Valley community to join in the celebration of its student-athletes.
The men’s soccer team advanced to the “Elite 8” round of the national tournament in Fresno, California before bowing to the second-seeded team in the tourney.
The UMFK Lady Bengals fell to the nation’s sixth-ranked ladies team in West Palm Beach, Florida in the first round of the women’s tournament. The Bengals men’s and women’s teams won their respective Sunrise Conference championships this year.