Oct. 27: St. Lawrence University is bringing back Homecoming
Weekend, and the community will have opportunities to meet two special alumni
guests: Stanley Cup champion Rich Peverley '04, of the Boston Bruins, and
Christian Lopez '10, who caught - and returned - Yankee Derek Jeter's 3,000th
hit during the summer.
will take place November 4 through 6 on campus, featuring a wide variety of
events, including the traditional Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony. In
addition, the community is invited to celebrate Homecoming with the University.
Friday, November 4, Peverley will meet fans and sign autographs from 4:45 to
5:30 p.m. in the lobby of Appleton Arena. An all-campus pep rally will be held
in Burkman Gymnasium from 6 to 6:30 p.m., with presentations from special guest
speakers, some spirited competition and prizes. And at 7 p.m. in Appleton is
the men's ice hockey game, with St. Lawrence facing Union. Peverley will drop
the puck at the start of the first period and fans are encouraged to wear white
SLU gear, for a "white-out" in the arena.
for the game are $7 for adult general admission; $5 for children, students and
seniors (aged 62 and over); and $11 for reserved seats.
Saturday, November 5, Lopez will serve as honorary captain of the St. Lawrence
football team for its game versus the University of Rochester at 1 p.m., and
provide color commentary on WPDM radio during the game at Leckonby Stadium.