For Immediate Release
Lake Land College is inviting all former athletes to a Laker Athletic Reunion during Laker Homecoming on Friday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. The reunion will be held in the Field House’s Walden Room.
Attendees can visit with former teammates, coaches and fellow athletes and enjoy a taco bar before cheering on the Laker Volleyball team at 6 p.m.
“We are excited to welcome back our alumni. The Laker athletic programs have a long-standing tradition of success both on the field and in the classroom,” Bill Jackson, athletic director and head baseball coach, said. “Our alumni are the ones who have paved the way for our current Laker student athletes and have set the standards high. We truly enjoy the opportunity to welcome our former student athletes back to campus.”
All former Laker athletes and coaches in attendance will be recognized at the intermission of the match (between second and third set).
Throughout the college’s history, there have been many athletic programs. Looking back through The Anchor yearbooks from 1968-1972, Lake Land College had the following programs: golf, cross country, baseball, women’s recreation association, pom-pon girls, cheerleading, basketball and wrestling. Today, Laker athletics consists of volleyball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, softball, baseball and cheerleading.
To RSVP to the reunion contact Ashli Wicker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-234-5260.