Groundbreaking for soccer complex set for Friday, Nov. 16


Marshall University officials will conduct a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new soccer complex at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16.

The groundbreaking will take place on the Huntington campus, at an area beside the Joan C. Edwards Stadium and the M-Club Pavilion.

Work on the complex will begin the following week, with completion slated for Aug. 1, 2013.

Joining President Stephen J. Kopp, Athletic Director Mike Hamrick and others as speakers at the groundbreaking will be will be former Marshall and NFL quarterback Chad Pennington, co-chair of the Vision Campaign to raise $30 million to upgrade Marshall’s athletic facilities.

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Graphic: Artist’s rendering of the soccer complex, for which a ceremonial groundbreaking will take place Nov. 16.