The Columbia International University Rams soccer team paid honor to members of the United States military during Sept. 11 pre-match ceremonies commemorating the 11thanniversary of 9-11 terrorist attack on America.
Members of the military – active, inactive or retired were invited to the match and recognized. CIU student Corporal Joseph Balding of the United States Marine Corps presented the colors. CIU Associate Provost Bryan Beyer sang the National Anthem and the invocation was offered by CIU professor of chaplaincy Mike Langston, a retired U.S Army chaplain.
As for the soccer match – the Rams were shut out by the Lions of Emmanuel College 6-0.