Originally posted on Louisville Card Game  |  Last updated 2/21/13
Tom Jurich admires the framed soccer jerseys given to Mark and Cindy Lynn by soccer coaches Ken Lolla and Karen Ferguson-Dayes. The Taj Mahal of college soccer stadiums is coming your way, Louisville. Thanks to some incredible generosity from Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn, providing a game-changing donation of $5 million from their personal resources to break ground on a $17.5 million, state-of-the-art stadium on the intersection of Floyd and Byrne streets. “The gift came from the bottom of the hearts of two individuals,” said Tom Jurich, vice president of athltics. “This is not a corporate gift. This is one of the top individual gifts we’ve ever gotten in this athletic department and probably for many years to come. These soccer teams are going to have the most unbelievable home you could ever have. It’s another cog in beautifying Floyd Street, which is becoming a national story.” All but about $3 million of money needed has been raised in a fundraising effort, headed by Tom’s son, Mark ...
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