Laurier football weekly update

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Golden Hawk alumni & friends of the football program,

The Laurier Football Dinner on Friday evening at Bingemans was a success. Thank you to everyone involved in the planning and setup. A special thanks to Andy Baechler who emceed and to Mark Lee & Justin Dunk for being a part of our Yates Cup Recap round-table.

The event raised over $40,000 for our football program. Here is a great article on the event including a video recap: https://laurierfootball.com/2017/05/03/golden-hawks-football-dinner-raises-40000/

At the dinner, we were thrilled to unveil a new fundraising initiative called the “Legacy Fund”. The Legacy Fund will allow us to have sustained success and ensure that our Golden Hawk football program is year after year an elite, upper echelon team in the country. Please click here for all the details and a video explaining it further.

DINNER PHOTOS

Here’s what is happening:

Kwaku Boateng – Chicago Bears
Exciting news for Kwaku as he will be at the Chicago Bears’ mini-camp starting May 12thhttp://www.therecord.com/sports-story/7285826-laurier-defensive-end-boateng-snags-invite-to-nfl-camp/

CFL Draft
Tune in to TSN this Sunday from 7-9pm as a few of our players hope to hear their names called in the CFL Draft.

Kwaku Boateng, Nakas Onyeka and Jalen Price are all anxiously awaiting to hear their names called and maybe even one or two other Hawks might get picked up.

East/West Bowl
It will be an exciting week ahead for three Hawks in Quebec City at the East/West all-star game

  • DB Godfrey Onyeka
  • DB Isaiah Messam
  • DE Rashari Henry

All three players will showcase their talents against the other top players from around the country. Every CFL team will be represented to watch next years top prospects.

Get your Season Tickets!
We have an exciting home schedule this year:

  • Toronto – August 27th 1pm
  • Carleton – September 9th 7:30pm
  • Western – September 30th 1pm *Homecoming*
  • McMaster – October 21st 1pm

Purchase tickets online! 

Newsletter Subscribers 
Help us expand our subscribers list and send me mfaulds@wlu.ca the email address of anyone interested, please and thank you!

Until next week, go Hawks go!

Michael​

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