1,000th Soccer Game

By Andrea Wenger, director of advancement

Coach Ron Koppenhaver and the 1967-68 team.

EMHS boys varsity soccer team played its 1,000th game on Sept. 29 with a home game against New Covenant Schools.

The program was launched in 1967 with Coach Ron Koppenhaver, followed by Eric Martin ’72 and Kendal Bauman. Current coach Ryan Eshleman-Robles ’09 is in his fourth season.

As a visual to help grasp the history, the team planted flags representing wins (731), losses (207) and draws (48) recorded by the beginning of this season.

Alumni of the program enjoyed half time penalty kicks and the Booster Club provided celebratory cake. Read more at https://www.easternmennonite.org/2022/09/boys-soccer-to-mark-1000th-game/

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