March 9, 2001
UAB is scheduled to square off against The Atlanta Silverbacks of the A-League on Thursday April 12th at West Campus Field. The game with the Silverbacks will be the first professional game in Birmingham history.
Other highlights on the Spring schedule include, the annual seven a side tournament on March 31st as well as the 2001 Alumni game on Saturday April 28th. UAB will travel to Vanderbilt for a tournament on April 21st.
The most interesting event on the spring schedule may turn out to be a game with instate rival UAH on April 7th. This game will be played in conjunction with The Southern Soccer Coaches Symposium on April 7th and 8th. The symposium is an opportunity for coaches around the south to come and discuss soccer for the weekend. Information can be obtained by calling 975-7553.