A VISION IN THE MAKING: HAMMERS AND NAILS TO BUILD TEAM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: April 13, 2005
CONTACT: Cory Chandler, cory.chandler@ttu.edu

LUBBOCK – The way new Texas Tech Women’s soccer coach Neil McGuire sees it, keeping a team strong requires a spirit of unselfish character beyond the playing field.

So soccer team members and McGuire’s coaching staff will volunteer their time and skills to Lubbock Habitat for Humanity this weekend. The players will work from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday (April 16) to help complete a home at 2104 Dartmouth St.

“Taking part in an event such as this reminds us of our basic necessities,” McGuire said. “It demonstrates the value of teamwork and a unified cause. This team embodies a spirit beyond the playing field and the time we volunteer will be another step towards not only a successful fall season, but also towards the unselfish character necessary to keep this soccer program and the community strong for the future.”

McGuire said the team has already shown tremendous growth in its nine weeks of training.

Habitat for Humanity is a Christian organization dedicated to the idea that all people deserve a safe and decent house in which to live.

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CONTACT: Neil McGuire, head coach for the Women’s Soccer program, Texas Tech University, (806) 786-1129 or neil.mcguire@ttu.edu.

Cathey Colwell, volunteer coordinator, Lubbock Habitat for Humanity, (806) 763-4663.