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Homecoming 2013

Mark your calendar!  Homecoming 2013 is scheduled for Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5.

Click here to see a list of those registered to attend!

Friday, October 4

The annual Homecoming Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, October 4 at Corey Creek Golf Club, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit MU athletic scholarships. $100 nonmember/$85 member of Corey Creek Golf Club - includes all fees, lunch and beverages.  Lots of contests and great prizes!  Contact your friends and form a foursome or contact us and we'll arrange a foursome.  If you or your company is interested in becoming a sponsor or donating a prize, contact Kris Decker, Interim Director of Athletics, at 570-662-4466 or kdecker@mansfield.edu.

Later that evening, join MU Athletic Hall of Fame inductees, coaches, alumni, friends and family at the Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony . The event, which begins at 5:15 p.m., costs $25 and you have a choice of a chicken or beef entree.  Reservations are required.  This year's inductees are: Robert "Bo" Brisiel '66, Scott Frick '93, Nate Gibson '97 and Terry Manning '63.

At 7:30pm there will be a Magic Show, featuring Jay Mattiolo in Straughn auditorium.

After dinner, join fellow alumni, friends and current students on the lawn in front of Memorial Hall for the bonfire, pep rally and fireworks beginning at 9 p.m. 

Saturday, October 5

The Homecoming parade will take place on Main Street in Mansfield beginning at 10am. 

Following the parade, join your friends at the  Alumni Tent Party at the Water Tower from 11am - 2pm.  You'll be treated to a performance by The Spirit and The Pride of Pennsylvania Mountie Marching Band while you enjoy a picnic lunch featuring hamburgers and hot dogs. Free MU logo item to the first 300 guests!  Registration is appreciated, $5pp.

The Women's Alumni Softball game will take place at 11am on Lutes Field.  FMI contact Head Coach Edith Gallagher 570-662-4633 egallagh@mansfield.edu.

Cheer on the Mounties sprint football team as they take on Post in Van Norman Stadium. The game is scheduled to begin at 1pm.  Pre-game introduction of the 2013 MU Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame inductees will start at 12:30pm.  The Homecoming Queen/King coronation and performance by The Spirit and the Pride of Pennsylvania Marching Band will take place during half-time.

An Alumni Baseball Game will be held at Shaute Field beginning at 2pm.  FMI contact Head Coach Harry Hillson 570-662-4457 hhillson@mansfield.edu.

At 6:30pm, the Women's Field Hockey team will take on Bloomsburg University at Karl Van Norman Field.

The annual Prism Concert will be held in Steadman Theatre, Butler at 7:30pm.  This unique concert features numerous MU music ensembles and is uninterrupted by pause or applause.
$ For reservations or more information sachey@mansfield.edu or 570-662-4710 or visit http://music.mansfield.edu.

Sunday, October 6

The Symphonic Orchestra and Wind Ensemble Concert will take place in Steadman Theatre at 2:30pm.  FMI sachey@mansfield.edu or 570-662-4710.

Kelchner Fitness Center will be open 6am-11pm on Friday, 9am-9pm on Saturday, and 2pm-10pm on Sunday.  Usage is free to MU Alumni during Homecoming Weekend.

North Hall Library will be open 8am-5pm on Friday, 12pm-5pm on Saturday, and 6pm-11pm on Sunday.

Campus Bookstore will be open 8am-4pm on Friday and 9am-5pm on Saturday.  MU alumni receive a 20% Homecoming discount on clothing and MU logo items!

Click here for a list of local accommodations. 


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