Crusaders To Hold 2009 Spring Football Weekend

March 31, 2009

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross football team will hold its annual spring football weekend on April 17 and 18, in conjunction with the team's annual spring game. All alumni, parents, friends and fans of the program are welcome to take part in the weekend's activities.

On Friday, April 17, the team will hold its annual golf outing at the Worcester Country Club. The day will begin with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. Cost for the golf outing is $250 per person ($200 for alumni from the classes of 2004-2008). There will also be a 50/50 pool for longest drive and closest to the pin. All net proceeds will benefit the Gridiron Club through the Crusader Athletics Fund.

In addition, the following sponsorship opportunities are available:
Sponsor a hole: $300 - Sign posted on green and recognition in the program
Sponsor a graduating senior for golf: $150 - Recognition in the program
Sponsor a table at the Cookout on Saturday: $200 - Sign on table and recognition in program
Sponsor Breakfast: $1000 - Sign in Clubhouse and recognition in the program
Sponsor Lunch: $2000 - Sign in Clubhouse and recognition in the program

A silent auction will also be held after lunch in the clubhouse. If you have anything that you wish to donate, please notify the football office. Items may include apparel, memorabilia, tickets to sporting events/concerts and vacation timeshares.

On Saturday, April 18, the team will hold its annual spring intra-squad game followed by the alumni game at Fitton Field, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Admission is free.

Following the games on Saturday, April 18, the team will hold a cookout at the Holy Cross Fieldhouse. The cookout will begin at approximately 2:00 p.m. at a cost of $20 per person.

All net proceeds from these spring weekend events will benefit the Gridiron Club through the Crusader Athletics Fund. Anyone who plans to attend any of the Holy Cross spring football weekend events should RSVP to Lu-Ann Hennessy in the football office by phone at 508-793-2584 or e-mail at lhenness@holycross.edu.