1978 and 1979 Championship Teams to be Honored at Awards Banquet

1978 and 1979 Championship Teams to be Honored at Awards Banquet

Dec. 5, 2008

Banquet Invitation (PDF file)

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- On Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, the UCSB cross country program will be honoring the 1978 and 1979 PCAA (Big West) Cross Country Championship teams. All 1978 and 1979 team alumni are welcome to attend and be recognized, as well as to reunite with old teammates and see what the cross country program has achieved in the past 30 years.

This event will also serve as the team awards banquet for the 2008 season. The past season's achievements will be honored, and all family and friends of the current team are invited to attend.

The evening will begin with an alumni tour of the Mosher Alumni Building, which takes place at 3:00 p.m. The alumni will then head over to the Gaucho Athletics Hall of Champions for an alumni social hour.

The 2008 awards banquet will begin at 5:30 p.m. The evening will consist of a semi-formal dinner and awards presentation at the Faculty Club.

Tickets for the evening cost $30 per person. All alumni of the 1978 and 1979 teams are guests of the UCSB Athletic Department. Please RSVP to Avery Blackwell by Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009. If you wish to respond by phone, the track and field office can be reached at (805) 893-4421.

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