Men's soccer holds Blackout to help eliminate hunger


POTSDAM, N.Y.—The SUNY Potsdam men's soccer team will wear black uniforms and collect food donations at its first six home games this season to help “Blackout” hunger in the North Country.

Fans are encouraged to drop off any non-perishable food items in the designated bins for donation to the Potsdam Neighborhood Center, a division of the Food Bank of Central New York. The team will also be selling Bears Blackout t-shirts at the games.

The Blackout games will begin with Potsdam's season opener against Morrisville State on Saturday, Sept. 1, and continue through the Bears' SUNYAC opener against Plattsburgh on Sept. 22. Potsdam fans are urged to wear black to support the team during the contest against the Cardinals. See the complete Blackout schedule below:

Saturday, Sept. 1 vs. Morrisville at 1:30 p.m. First Round of the College Cup
Sunday, Sept. 2 Championship game of the College Cup at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 12 vs. St. Lawrence at 7: 30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 15 vs. RPI at 12 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 16 vs. St. John Fisher at 1 p.m.