The final step before the 2011 season can begin is the infamous check-in day. Over one hundred players and their families swarm the Greenville College campus. There, they take care of all the logistical tasks that will allow the student athletes to compete on the field.
Another part of this day is taking the famous EMAP picture. It is a unique team photo that celebrates all of the different backgrounds that will soon come together.
This year 112 players reported to camp ready to unite as a team and defend their UMAC championship.
In the first team meeting Head Coach Ordell Walker asked the team, "Are you ready for the challenge?"