Tickets for the Fourth Annual Bennys Available
May 20, 2002
Corvallis, Ore. - The Oregon State University Department of Athletics cordially invites the public to attend the fourth annual Bennys Awards, scheduled for Tues., June 4. The event is a celebration to commemorate the 2001-2002 achievements of the institution's student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and friends of the program.
The Bennys begin at 5 p.m. at Parker Plaza, located immediately south of Gill Coliseum, with hors d'oeuvres, music, and games. The event then moves across the street to the LaSells Stewart Center where awards will be presented in several categories, beginning at 7 p.m. The evening concludes at 9 p.m. at the Valley Football Center with a Fifth Quarter Get-together. The department invites you to enjoy a wide array of deserts with the coaches and staff at the Fifth Quarter event.
Mike Parker, 'the voice of the Beavers' will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the Bennys. OSU President Paul G. Risser and Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart will make special presentations. Among the awards to be presented include the team of the year, the male and female student-athlete of the year, the coach of the year, and the Martin Chaves Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tickets are $35 for all three events, $25 for the pre-ceremony food and Bennys presentations, $15 for the Bennys and the Fifth Quarter event, and free for the awards presentation only. Tickets are required and may be obtained by contacting the Beaver Athletic Student Fund at (541) 737-2370, Gene Hansen at (541) 753-5997, Rudy Rudolph at (541) 757-8510, or through local Corvallis Ambassadors. The deadline for ticket ordering is 5 p.m. May 28.