Women's Hoops To Hold Annual Silent Auction Saturday

Jan. 26, 2009

SEATTLE -- The Washington women's basketball program will holds its annual silent auction in conjunction with the Huskies' Pac-10 contest with Arizona State on Saturday, Jan. 31, at Bank of America Arena. The auction will begin at 11 a.m. and continue through halftime of the Huskies' 12 p.m. contest with the Sun Devils.

The auction will take place on the concourse of the arena in front of the Husky Hall of Fame. Over 50 items will be up for bid with all proceeds going directly to the Husky women's basketball program.

Some of the items this year include a Trek 820 bicycle, dinner at Buca di Beppo with the UW women's basketball team, dinner with head coach Tia Jackson and her mother, a relaxing weekend in a private home on the water near Kingston, Wash., two seats to any Husky sporting event on the West Coast with transportation included on a Citation Excel Jet, a football autographed by new Husky football coach Steve Sarkisian, a baseball autographed by 2008 Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum, an autographed Brandon Roy replica jersey, the chance to be a ball kid for the 2009-2010 women's basketball season and much more.

The annual auction is the main fundraiser that helps generate revenue to support foreign trips, special equipment purchases and other basketball needs.

2009 Husky Women's Basketball Auction - Top Items
- Trek 820 Bicycle
- Dinner at Buca di Beppo with the UW Women's Basketball Team
- Dinner with Head Coach Tia Jackson and her mom
- Relaxing weekend in a private home on the water near Kingston, Wash.
- Leonetti Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon and other Washington wine packages
- Dining Around the Sound! Restaurant gift certificates plus a 2009 Entertainment Book
- Baseball autographed by 2008 Cy Young Award Winner Tim Lincecum
- 14k White Gold Diamond and Amethyst Pendant
- Football autographed by new UW football head coach Steve Sarkisian
- NCAA 2008 Women's Cross Country Championship - autographed photo and commemorative t-shirt
- Autographed Brandon Roy Replica Jersey
- Golf with former Husky and current WNBA Seattle Storm CEO Karen Bryant and UW Senior Associate Athletic Director Stephanie Rempe
- Autographed senior jerseys of Heidi McNeill and Michelle Augustavo
- Opportunity to be a ball kid at 2009-2010 UW women's basketball games
- Two seats to any Husky sporting event on the West Coast aboard a Citation Excel Jet
- Autographed framed sketch of Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson, plus an autographed 2008 Seattle Storm t-shirt

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