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LUMA and Homecoming 2017

Light Up Mansfield Again at Homecoming 2017 will take place September to October 1.  Alumni, friends, and the campus community are invited to return to campus to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the first night football game!   

In addition to the annual golf tournament, Friday’s schedule will include a Bonfire sponsored by the Student Government Association, the Music Department’s annual PRISM Concert, and the MU Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. The class of 2017 inductees include:

  • Freddie Coleman ’87, football
  • Brian DeCecco ’05, football
  • Ethel Moser, posthumously, field hockey coach
  • 1992 Baseball Team, NCAA national runner-up, Team Inductee
  • Bernard “Bernie” Feldman ‘37, posthumously, football, Legends Inductee

On Saturday, the Homecoming parade will start up Main Street at 11:30 a.m., which will be followed by MU Women’s Soccer vs. California University at 2 p.m.  Alumni & Friends are invited to a special tailgate in the Allen Hall Parking Lot starting at 1:00 p.m. which will also include a talent showcase of MU students.  Country Music Recording Artist, Devon Franks, will perform on Lutes Field from 4 – 6:30 p.m.  The celebration will be capped off by the ceremonial light switch flipping prior to the MU Sprint Football vs. Cornell University at 7:30.  The 2017 homecoming king & queen will be announced and crowned at halftime.