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Lions Athletic Fund Wraps-up Banner 2014-15

The Golf Classic and Dinner Auction raised more than $80,000 in for the Lions Athletic Fund.
June 30, 2015

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LOS ANGELES - The Lions Athletic Fund provides assistance to the annual needs of Loyola Marymount University's 22 intercollegiate teams through scholarships and team support, allowing the Lions to achieve the highest level of success both athletically and academically. In 2014-15, annual support had a record year, thanks in large part to special events held throughout the academic year.

The featured event in raising donors and funds for the Lions Athletic Fund is the annual Golf Classic and Dinner Auction. Despite the rain to start the day, the 22nd annual Golf Classic and Diner Auction featured 180 golfers and 33 sponsors. Held at Pacific Palms Golf Resort, the event features hole competitions, including a $10,000 cash prize hole-in-on and other activities with some of LMU's more than 400 student-athletes.

The tournament also features and dinner and auction following the golf, and featured such items as a Shaquille O'Neal jersey, a Jordan Spieth autographed hat, vacation getaways and more. On the day, more than $81,500 was raised for the LMU student-athletes. The event was held on May 15.

Take a look at the day on the course with the LMULions.com PHOTO GALLERY

The 2014 calendar started with the annual Fall Fiasco and Alumni BBQ on Sept. 28. In October, the Lions Athletic Fund hosted the inaugural Women in Athletics: Day at the Races. More than 90 showed up at Santa Anita Race track for a day of fun and raising funds for LMU scholarships.

The annual Baseball Casino Night was held on Jan. 30, 2015 while the traditional San Diego Crew Classic was on March 28-29. Both events each drew over 100 alums and fans.

In addition, the Lions Athletic Fund hosted receptions at various away basketball games, including at Arizona State, USC, Stanford, the Diamond Head Classic in Hawaii, San Diego, San Francisco, Gonzaga, Portland and the WCC Championships in Las Vegas. More than 1,000 alums and fans joined the Lions at these events.

The new season has already begun, with games starting in August. Look for ways to give to the Lions Athletic Fund this coming 2015-16 season. To donate now, click DONATE.

2015 Golf Classic Sponsors
American Gardens
CO Architects
MTI Builders INC
Graphic Electric, Inc.
Mathews Law Group
Musco Lighting
Sheridan Group
DRW Associates
Coldwell Banker Commercial
DFS Flooring
Gretchen Augustyn
Tower of Pizza, INC
William O. Wagner, Inc.
IN MEMORY: Ken Hudgens '64
Mark One Marketing
ACCO Engineered Systems, Inc.
Follett
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Tim Dean
Sodexo
Gensler
CW Driver
The Page Family
Travis Winsor/Raymond Group
Pacifica Hotels
RoseHill Foundation
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)
Coke
Mercury Insurance
UPS
Wells Fargo
Muscle Milk

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