The Seventh Annual Bennys Scheduled
May 16, 2005
Corvallis, Ore. - The Seventh Annual Bennys Awards, a celebration to commemorate this year's achievements of Oregon State University student-athletes and teams, will be held Wednesday, June 1 on the OSU campus.
The Bennys recognize student-athletes for excellence on the fields of play, in the classroom and for community service. The ceremony also honors special friends of the Athletic Department.
The Bennys begin at 5 p.m. at the Gill Coliseum Plaza (front entrance) with the Training Table Reception. Food, music and games are featured, plus it's your chance to become acquainted with OSU student-athletes, coaches, and administrators.
'This is one of the more enjoyable events we present each year,' Director of Athletics Bob De Carolis said. 'I welcome all of `Beaver Nation' to come celebrate with us what has been one of the most successful years in the history of Oregon State University athletics.'
The awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center, with Bennys presented in several categories including the athletes of the year, performances of the year, scholar-athletes of the year, All-Americans, newcomers of the year, teams of the year, and coaches of the year.
Tickets for the Bennys are $25 for the entire event, or free for the awards ceremony only. Tickets are required, even if you plan to attend just the awards ceremony. Tickets may be obtained by contacting the Beaver Athletic Student Fund at 541-737-2370 or by stopping by the office at 123 Gill. Tickets must be obtained by May 27.