The UNCW men's soccer team will kick off their spring slate with five matches, including the 10th annual Harry's Game, a charity friendly aimed at promoting inclusion and acceptance for special needs children. The Harry's Game event is named after UNCW Head Coach Aidan Heaney's son, Harry, who was born with Down Syndrome.

Why It Matters

The spring matches and the Harry's Game event play a crucial role in advocating for the inclusion and acceptance of special needs children, aiming to break the stigma around their limits and showcase their joy and personality beyond any obstacles they may face due to their disabilities.

By the Numbers
  • 10th annual Harry's Game scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 20, vs. Liberty at 6 p.m.
  • Spring matches to include four home exhibitions and one road friendly on Feb. 22 at Wingate.
State of Play
  • UNCW Men's Soccer spring schedule includes matches against Carolina Core FC, Wingate, Coastal Carolina, Belmont Abbey, and Liberty.
  • The free pre-game children's clinic will be held before kick-off from 4-5:15 p.m. at the UNCW Soccer practice field.
What's Next

An announcement on ticket prices and on-sale dates for Harry's Game will be made at a later date.

Bottom Line

The UNCW men's soccer spring slate, culminating in the 10th annual Harry's Game, represents a commitment to promoting inclusion and acceptance for special needs children, fostering an environment that transcends perceived obstacles and embraces the joy and personality of all individuals.