Yes, almost 5 years at OSU. I think that will be a pretty surreal match for me. So many kids there that I recruited and struggled to leave when I decided to come to Charlotte. The coach was a tremendous advocate for me when the position here came open.
I know the two teams will play very similarly – that will be strange also.
Even bigger will be the thousand kids in the stands from my youth club up there … anyone for a road trip?
Speaking of road trips … any coming up this fall? Athens GA on a Thursday night?
Amanda and I may travel down to GA, if class doesn’t get in the way. But it almost assuredly will. I wish we’d made the NCAA Tournament last year, because I love going to SAS Soccer Park. Saw the WNT play Canda there last year. Gorgeous place.
LOL … Pepperdine should be very good this year. Very well coached and quite a place to go to school (on beach in Malibu). I actually scheduled a game versus Pepperdine to coincide with them opening their new stadium. Problem is, match was between Pepp and Ohio State.