LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- The Covenant men's soccer team will host the David Taaffe Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Scotland Yard. Four teams - Maryville, Millsaps and Wilmington - along with Covenant will make up the invitational field.
|5:00 PM||Maryville vs. Millsaps||Stats / Video|
|7:00 PM||Wilmington vs. Covenant||Stats / Video|
|5:00 PM||Wilmington vs. Maryville||Stats / Video|
|7:00 PM||Millsaps vs. Covenant||Stats / Video|
The invitational is sponsored by the Fairfield Inn and the Hampton Inn in west Chattanooga. Admission to all matches is free.
David Taaffe was a student-athlete at Covenant who passed away in the summer of 2013 before his junior year. An outstanding soccer player, Taaffe was also a Maclellan Scholar and a resident assistant on campus. On the field, Taaffe played in 36 matches in his career and was described as being the "ultimate teammate and a brother in Christ" by his coach, Nathan Pifer.