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PHILADELPHIA - The 2007 sprint football alumni game will take place Saturday, Sept. 8 on Franklin Field.
The weekend celebration will begin with a cocktail reception on Friday, Sept. 7. The event will honor the 1996 Eastern Lightweight Football Leaguechampionship team and include a silent auction and a look back at Penn sprint football throughout the years.
On Saturday, Sept. 8,the 14th annual alumni game at Franklin Field will kick offat noon. The game will be followed by the traditional BBQ chicken and ribs feast and postgame award program. Festivities throughout the day will include pony rides, face painting, clowns and a special appearance by SpongeBob SquarePants. It will be a great time for alumni, family and friends of the sprint football program to mix and mingle.
The alumni game is traditionally a competitive one, and the 2007 squad is looking forward to the challenge as they prepare for the upcoming season. Last year, the varsity squad defeated the alums, 13-8.