Alumni Give Back to Benefit the Soccer Program

Almost 50 Urbana University alumni, friends, and members of the campus community participated in the Alumni Soccer Event on Saturday, April 7 to raise funds for the University’s Andia Shisler Memorial Fund. Alumni versus student matches kicked off the day followed by a social at the local restaurant, Fusion 40.83.
Mary Brunner ’07 attended as a friend of Urbana University’s soccer program; it was her first time attending the event. Mary shared, “Even though I am not a soccer alumnus, I was happy to donate to a great cause. I would rather my money go towards a positive goal in a program that maintains ties with its former players. The event was great!”
Head women’s soccer coach Lauren Lewicki said, “This isn’t just about raising money. It’s about building a tradition for our current student-athletes and having them see that they are part of a strong program with history at Urbana.”
Kat Steiner, director of Alumni Relations, stated, “We are extremely grateful for the Shisler-Gephart family continued interest and support of the memorial fund that honors former student-athlete, Andia. As an institution, we rely on the generosity of our alumni and friends, like the Shisler-Gephart family, to show that Urbana’s impact is memorable.
If you or someone you know is interested in receiving information on future alumni soccer events, email Kat Steiner at Find the 2012 event pictures on our website.
It’s not too late to contribute to the Andia Shisler Memorial Fund.  To make a gift, please contact Advancement Services manager, Melanie McKenzie, by email at, call 937-484-1323, or visit . Note that the gift is designated for the Andia Shisler Memorial Fund.  



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