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BMW/USF Athletics WCC Kick-Off Dinner Headlines Exciting Month of USF Athletic Development Events

Dec. 29, 2007


(San Francisco) - USF Basketball Head Coaches Tanya Haave and Eddie Sutton will preview the2008 West Coast Conference race and the road to a Championship at the second annual WCC Basketball Kick-Off Dinner, sponsored by BMW of San Francisco. The entire roster of coaches and players for both teams will be in attendance at the popular event Monday night, January 7 in the McLaren Center on the USF Campus.

Come meet and listen to Head Basketball Coaches Tanya Haave and Eddie Sutton, along with their assistant coaches and players, as they preview their upcoming West Coast Conference seasons at the dinner.

The event, co-sponsored by BMW of San Francisco and USF Athletics, will cost $40 per person and begins at 6:00pm with no-host cocktails. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm. The program will include a welcome from Executive Director of Athletics, Debi Gore-Mann, an introduction of both teams and an inside preview of the West Coast Conference season by both head coaches.

Reservations are required and should be made by Friday, January 4th by calling Taryn Torgersen at 415-422-2930 or Greg Sempadian at 415-422-2160. Once you have reserved your seat, you may pay at the entrance to the dinner.

We look forward to seeing you at this very exciting event as we celebrate the tradition and legacy of Dons Basketball.


Second Annual Women's Tennis Fundraiser Takes Place on Friday Night, January 18th, 2008 at the Historic Cliff House in San Francisco!

The Coaches and Student-Athletes of the University of San Francisco Women's Tennis Team would like to invite you to their Second Annual Women's Tennis Fundraiser. This exciting event will take place Friday, January 18, 2008 at 6:00pm at the historic Cliff House located at 1090 Point Lobos on the edges of the beautiful Pacific Ocean in San Francisco.

There will be a special hors d'oeuvres reception and no-host cocktails for everyone in attendance to enjoy.

This will be a special opportunity to come and meet Head Coach Hilary Somers and all of the wonderful Student-Athletes of the Women's Tennis team as they preview their Road to a Championship in the West Coast Conference. Former players will also be in attendance.

There is no charge to attend this event but the Women's Tennis program would appreciate your support in the form of a donation to benefit the Women's Tennis team funds which helps to pay of travel, uniforms, scholarships and all of the needs of our very special program.

RSVP directly to USF Athletic Development Director Greg Sempadian at sempadian@usfca.edu or by calling and leaving a message at 415-422-2160. If you cannot attend this special event and would like to donate to our Women's Tennis Program, an official invitation and form will be sent to you in the mail on January 2.

Thank you for all of your support of our Women's Tennis Program.

24th Annual Pete Rozelle Super Bowl Green and Gold Club DrawingWill Take Place on Sunday, January 20th, 2008

The 24th Annual Pete Rozelle Green and Gold Club Pre-Super Bowl Drawing and Party, benefiting USF Athletic Scholarships, will take place on Sunday, January 20th, 2008 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm at the Handlery Room at Lone Mountain on the USF Campus.

There are amazing prizes available including a trip to the 2008 Super Bowl in Arizona, a Pro Bowl Package to Hawaii, a 2008 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship package to San Antonio, a 2009 Rose Bowl package to Pasadena, 49er and USF Season tickets and many more prizes including two special and exciting travel packages to the INDY 500 in Indianapolis or to the the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York with a tour and games in three historic baseball cities and ballparks!

Tickets are $100 each and are still available. They can be purchased by going to our website at USFDONS.COM and clicking on the 24th Annual Pete Rozelle Super Bowl Drawing link in the right hand column or by calling Julie Congi at 415-422-2875 or Greg Sempadian at 415-422-2160. There will be a special hors d'oeuvres reception and no-host cocktails for everyone in attendance to enjoy.

Please join us for this special night. All proceeds benefit USF Athletic Scholarships for our student-athletes.