Merkel to join Coach Wood at Varsity Club Luncheon this week

SALISBURY, Md. – As the Salisbury University football team closes in on the end of its regular season, the Salisbury University Varsity Club continues its series of coaches' luncheons, featuring Head Football Coach Sherman Wood, this Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Commons, beginning at noon.

Coach Wood will discuss the team's standing at the top of the Empire 8 Conference and the upcoming game against Utica College, in which Salisbury could clinch the league's automatic berth in the NCAA tournament.

Also speaking at this week's lunch is men's basketball Head Coach Josh Merkel. Merkel is entering his second season with the team, having posted a 12-13 mark in his debut season including a win against then-No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan College. Merkel will talk about the upcoming season which tips off on Nov. 15, against Washington (Md.) College.

The Varsity Club Coaches Luncheon is open to the public; the cost of lunch is $8.90 plus tax per adult and $4.57 plus tax for kids aged 6-12. Kids under the age of 5 are free. Please note that in order to park on campus you must have a valid parking permit. If you do not have one you may request a visitors parking permit here.

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