Soccer Reschedules Lamar Match to Friday

by Will Stafford (@WillStaffordLSU)
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Soccer Reschedules Lamar Match to Friday

BATON ROUGE – Due to the expected effects of Hurricane Harvey making landfall this weekend, LSU Soccer’s home match against the Lamar Cardinals has been rescheduled for Friday night with kickoff between the two unbeaten sides set for 7 p.m. CT at the LSU Soccer Stadium. Admission is free to the public.

The coaching staffs elected to meet Friday night in Baton Rouge after Lamar already announced Thursday the postponement of its previously-scheduled Friday home match against Southern Mississippi.

Both teams are both off to perfect 2-0 starts this season with LSU pitching back-to-back shutouts against Mississippi Valley State at home in its season opener last Friday by a score of 5-0 and away to Colgate on Sunday night by a score of 3-0. Lamar opened its season with a 6-0 win over Southern University before scoring a 3-1 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on its home field in Beaumont, Texas.

After playing host to Lamar on Friday, the Tigers will be back on the road with a trip to Washington, D.C., next Thursday, Aug. 31, to battle George Washington with kickoff set for 4 p.m. CT at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex.

NEW FOR 2017 SEASON

Guest Service Kiosk
A guest service kiosk has been added to the concourse adjacent to the concession stand for the 2017 season. The kiosk will be staffed with guest service representatives, who are available to answer questions and address issues, throughout the match. The kiosk will also be equipped with fan amenities: posters, schedule cards, game programs, sun screen, a phone charging station, etc.

Guest Service Hotline (225-578-4085)
New for the 2017-2018 Athletics calendar year, a guest services hotline has been created to better assist fans with questions before, during and after LSU Athletics competitions and events. The hotline will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and also surrounding LSU Athletics events. Guest services representatives are happy to assist fans with all questions/issues or direct them to the appropriate personnel.

Gameday Parking
Due to ongoing construction, the grass lot west of the Soccer Stadium will not be available for parking during the 2017 season. Fans should park in Lot 406 – the large gravel lot north of the Soccer Stadium. This lot is accessible from Skip Bertman Dr.

GEAUX CLEAR – CLEAR BAG POLICY

Reminder – Policy in Effect
Fans are reminded that LSU’s Geaux Clear policy is in effect for all sports. The following bags are permitted in LSU Athletic venues: clear 12” x 6” x 12” or smaller bag, clear 1-gallon freezer bag & clear or non-clear 4.5” x 6.5” (approximately the size of a person’s hand) wallet/wristlet/clutch. For more information regarding the clear bag policy, please visit lsusports.net/geauxclear.

Change – Diaper Bags
Those bringing supplies for infants/toddlers must adhere to the clear bag policy. Diaper bags must be clear and no larger than 12” x 6” x 12”. Backpacks, including drawstring/synch bags, are strictly prohibited – regardless of size and if clear or non-clear.

Medical Items
Those with medically necessary items will be allowed to enter the venue following a thorough search by a trained medical professional. Please call the guest service hotline (225-578-4085) if you have questions regarding your medical items/supplies.