2018 marks the 50th season of KU field hockey at the NCAA level. KU will honor the history of the program leading up to and throughout the 2018 season, including recognition of its alumni, coaches, and a cornerstone event on campus on Oct. 20.
The main landing page (linked above) provides fans with extensive history of the program, as well as information on how the university will be celebrating and honoring its history during the 2018 season.
Save The Date: Saturday, Oct. 20 – On the day of KU’s home field hockey game against Slippery Rock
(noon), the university will celebrate the program’s 50th season. All alumni and coaches are invited back to take part in a pre-game recognition on the field, KU’s All-Time Field Hockey Team will be recognized at halftime, and a post-game reception will be held at the Student Rec Center. Please register for the event to ensure accommodations can be made.
Purchase the 50 Seasons of Field Hockey Package – Through the KU Foundation & Alumni Relations office, get your all-access pass to Oct. 20. The 50 Seasons of Field Hockey Package includes the following:
- $25 donation to field hockey scholarships (tax deductible),
- 2 tickets to post-game reception,
- and 1 limited edition 50 Seasons of Field Hockey t-shirt.
- Cost = $50
For more information, please visit www.kutztownufoundation.org or call 610.683.4110.
Calling All Field Hockey Alumni – All field hockey alumni are invited back to campus on Oct. 20 to take part in the celebration! All alumni in attendance will be recognized on the field prior to KU’s 12 p.m. game.
Post-Game Reception – After the Oct. 20 game from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., join the KU community as it celebrates 50 Seasons of KU Field Hockey at the Student Rec Center at a post-game reception. Food will be provided to those who register, as KU will also honor its All-Time Team.
All-Decade Teams – Throughout the summer, KU will be releasing its All-Decade Field Hockey Teams, leading up to the unveiling of the All-Time Team. After their public release, All-Decade Teams will be added to the main headquarters page.
All-Time Team – As part of the 50th Season of Field Hockey, KU will name its All-Time Field Hockey Team. Players named to an All-Decade Team will be on the ballot for the All-Time Team, to which a selection committee will decide on the final team.
Commemorative Gear – Beginning June 25, fans can purchase limited edition apparel featuring the 50 Seasons of KU Field Hockey logo. A portion of all sales will go toward field hockey scholarships. Keep an eye on www.KUBears.com on June 25 for more info.
Current Golden Bears – With the 2018 season representing the 50th in program history, this year’s Golden Bears will don commemorative socks in games during the season, both at home and on the road, sporting the official 50 Seasons of KU Field Hockey logo.