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winter 2018
Wofford alumni soccer game

Reunited to win

Soccer alumni stay connected after graduation

Over Labor Day weekend a group of Wofford graduates reunited on the field to participate in the Beer City Cup, an adult soccer tournament in Asheville, N.C., that claims to be the largest adult soccer event in the country. This year teams came from as far away as London, England. The Terriers, who played for Coach Ralph Polson, chose the name the T-Puppies. The group has remained close since graduation. They still enjoy playing soccer together and continue to represent Wofford well. Oh yeah, and they won!

From left, front row then back, in the pre-game photo are: Blair Gaines ’14, a med student at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine; Ryan Hurst ’15, registered nurse at the UNC Medical Center; Pierce Verchick ’15, credit underwriter on the investment advisory lending team with Live Oak Bank in Wilmington, N.C.; Nick Orton ’15, a physical therapy student at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston; Matthew Tran ’16, a med student at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta; Nestor Jaramillo ’16, construction project coordinator with Great Southern Homes in Irmo, S.C.; Alex Thompson ’17, a relationship manager in Wilmington, N.C., with Live Oak Bank's Investment Advisory Team; Kevin Hady ’16, a regional sales manager for Crown Data Systems in Atlanta, Ga.; Charlie Keeley ’15, a portfolio manager with United Bankshares in Washington, D.C.; Mitch Kupstas, an adopted Terrier; Matt Frongello ’15, an account executive with Qualtrics in Dallas, Texas; Carlos Dominguez-Gonzalez ’15, an X5 logistics team analyst with BMW in Spartanburg, S.C.; Connor Davis ’16, a project manager with Cap Gemini in Atlanta, Ga.; Connor Copeland ’16, a project manager with Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas; and Benny Puetter ’15, materials specialist with BMW.