Laurier football weekly update

20170331 - Kha Vo - Laurier Football scrimmage vs Guelph_-202Golden Hawk alumni & friends of the football program,

Monday evening was the annual Laurier Athletic Banquet and our program did very well, receiving numerous awards:

  • Glenn Carroll Team of the Year Award
  • President’s Award (Laurier’s Top Male Athlete) – Linebacker Nakas Onyeka
  • Luke Fusco Academic Athletic Achievement Award – Defensive End Kwaku Boateng
  • Earl C. Shelley Unsung Hero Award – Photographer Kha Vo
  • Tuffy Knight Award – Play-by-play voice Dan Polischuk
  • Bill Haggstrom Trophy (Male contributing most to athletics) – Long snapper Jack Moore

For the full event recap and list of other award winners please take a look at this recap: https://laurierfootball.com/2017/04/04/onyeka-raines-take-home-presidents-award/

2016/17 Transparent Fundraising Targets

Thank you to all the new donors we have had in the last month. We are now just a month away from the end of this year’s fundraising campaign and we are getting very close to our initial target.

If you haven’t already please consider adopting one of our Hawks! https://web.wlu.ca/adoptahawk/documents/2016-17AdoptAHawkGiftForm.pdf

Laurier Football 2016/17 Fundraising Targets

May 1st, 2016 to April 31st, 2017
Amount Raised to Date
Football Dinner (April 2016) $45,000
Adopt-A-Hawk (Target $50,000)
          Football Alumni $5,290
          Friends of the Program $25,060
          Corporate Partners $3,660
Total AAH $34,010
Outright Donations (Target $125,000)
          Football Alumni $79,424
          Friends of the Program $3,041
          Corporate Partners $47,000
Total Outright Donations $129,465
Total Amount Fundraised (Target $220,000) $208,475

Click here to view the complete list of donors.

Here’s what is happening:

Guelph scrimmage
We once again used one of our off-season practices against another team and hosted the Guelph Gryphons this past Friday. Although it is spring camp, if you were in attendance you would have come away saying that this scrimmage had the intensity and competition of a playoff game. PHOTOS

18th Golden Hawks Football Dinner just three weeks away!

Friday, April 28th – Bingemans Conference Centre

The two men who called the 109th Yates Cup on CHCH Mark Lee & Justin Dunk will be there to give their take on calling this exciting game from the booth.

We will be celebrating the Yates Cup win and all past Yates Cup winners (72, 73, 78, 87, 91, 04, 05 and 16) can purchase a regular $150 ticket for just $100.

TICKETS

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Season tickets now available!
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Until next week, go Hawks go!

Michael

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