Rams Men Head to Soccer’s Birthplace
ernationalThe Suffolk University men’s soccer team is going on tour – to England.
The Rams’ are headed to London on Saturday for the program’s inaugural international journey, with competitions set for Lichfield and Staffordshire.
The blue-and-gold soccer squad will experience both sport and culture during the eight-day trip.
The Rams’ will compete in two to three matches against some of the top-tier English teams, including an academy squad in Lichfield, the hometown of Suffolk’s new head coach James Boden.
“This trip will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our players and coaches,” said Director of Athletics Cary McConnell. “Soccer is a huge international sport and no larger than in England. For our student-athletes to experience this passion is exciting. I am also excited about the cultural experience the student-athletes will share. This trip to England is a great way to enhance their education.”