Men's Soccer Kick-Off Set For August 22 At Capital Club

San Jose, Calif. - The ninth annual San Jose State University Soccer Kick-Off Night for the 2007 men's soccer team is Wednesday, August 22, at the Silicon Valley Capital Club in downtown San Jose. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks from a no-host bar 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 18th season in charge at his alma mater. His squad brings back eight starters among 12 letterwinners, including a trio of 2006 All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honorees in juniors Ed Brand, Hiroki Akiyama and Richard Mann, from a team that went 7-10-1 (4-6 MPSF) last season.

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