Arizona State Wrestling to Hold Golf Outing January 5

Dec. 26, 2007

TEMPE, Ariz. - The Arizona State University wrestling team will play host to the ASU Alumni Golf Outing on Saturday, January 5, as part of alumni weekend. The outing, which will be held at ASU's Karsten Golf Course, will take place one day prior to the Sun Devil Duals inside Wells Fargo Arena on Sunday, January 6, at noon.

The inaugural golf outing, which is open the public to compete, will begin with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. and will conclude with a fajita dinner served on the Sun Devil Patio at Karsten. The price for the event is $100.89 and includes greens fees, a golf cart, practice balls prior to the start of the event, an ASU Sparky Club Crest (bag tag) and dinner. To register for the four-person scramble, checks made payable to SUN ANGEL FOUNDATION (WRESTLING) can be sent to:

ASU Wrestling
Attn: Thom Ortiz
PO Box 872505
Tempe, AZ 85287-2505

The next day, ASU will play host to Army, Grand Canyon and Penn in the Sun Devil Duals. The Sun Devils and Black Knights will meet at noon before a battle of Arizona takes place at 1:30 p.m. as ASU and the `Lopes of GCU meet on the mats for the first time. The day concludes at 3 p.m. with the Sun Devils facing the Quakers of Penn, led by former Sun Devil All-American Zeke Jones.

Prior to the start of the duals, all wrestling alumni in attendance will be recognized at the center of the mats as part of Alumni Weekend. Head Coach Thom Ortiz and Penn's Jones will also join their fellow teammates and former coach Bobby Douglas on the mats later in the day as the program will honor the 20th anniversary of the 1988 NCAA Championship won by the Sun Devils. All members of that winning team are scheduled to be on hand for the celebration of the only team wrestling title won by a school west of Oklahoma in NCAA Division I history.

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