Eastern Michigan University to host TRUEMU Night doubleheader with the Detroit City Football Club – June 15

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YPSILANTI —  Eastern Michigan University will host its first TRUEMU Night with the Detroit City Football Club (DCFC) on Saturday, June 15, at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck. Fans purchasing tickets through the Eastern Michigan University special ticket website for the game will receive a one-of-a-kind co-branded EMU 175th anniversary scarf at no additional cost, plus every ticket purchased will provide a $5 donation to the EMU Student Emergency Fund. 

TRUEMU Night features a doubleheader matchup with DCFC men’s team facing the Charleston Battery at 4 p.m., followed by the women’s team facing Midwest United Football Club at 7 p.m. 

“This is our first TRUEMU Night with the Detroit City Football Club, and we couldn’t be more excited,” said Walter Kraft, Eastern Michigan University’s vice president for communications. “Fans can experience two Detroit City games with a single ticket. DCFC provides a fun and lively fan experience and we are thrilled to be the first university to partner with DCFC on its college nights. 

“This will be a great night for the entire family with Swoop, Eastern’s lively eagle mascot, joining Friendly, DCFC’s mascot, to provide additional entertainment. Plus the limited edition co-branded Eastern Michigan University 175th anniversary scarves are sure to be popular and it’s a great opportunity for the EMU community to support the University’s Student Emergency Fund.”

Learn more about how the Student Emergency Fund provides support to EMU students. 

To purchase TRUEMU Night tickets, visit the website. 

About Eastern Michigan University
Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 13,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and its graduate school. National publications regularly recognize EMU for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. Visit the University’s rankings and points of pride websites to learn more. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website. To stay up to date on University news, activities and announcements, visit EMU Today

June 10, 2024

Written by:
Walter Kraft

Media Contact:
Melissa Thrasher