Soccer Kick-Off set for August 23 at Capital Club

San Jose, Calif.----- The eighth annual San Jose State University Soccer Kick-Off night for the 2006 men's soccer team is Wednesday, August 23, at the Downtown Capital Club. The event is from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Food and drinks will be served and coaches and players from the men's team will be present.

The Capital Club is located on the 17th floor at 50 W. San Fernando Street, between Market and First Streets.

Men's head coach Gary St. Clair returns for his 17th season in 2006. His squad returns four starters and seven letterwinners from a team that went 11-5-3 (7-2-1 MPSF) last season.

"This Kick-Off event is a great opportunity for our boosters and community members to meet our players," said St. Clair. "We open our regular season on Sunday, August 27 in Spartan Stadium, and this will get everyone excited about the 2006 season."

Reservations are not necessary, but the Capital Club does require business attire at its functions. Parking is available under the Knight-Ridder Building.

For more information on the event and San Jose State men's soccer, contact Coach St. Clair at (408) 924-1261.