Sept. 25, 2009
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Providence College will hold its annual Friar Fanfest at Alumni Hall on the Providence College campus on Saturday, October 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is free for all Friar fans. The Providence College Ticket Office will be open during the event for any fans looking to purchase tickets for the 2009-10 season.
The Fanfest will feature the annual Mal Brown intrasquad scrimmage at 1:00 p.m. with the 2009-10 men's basketball team led by Head Coach Keno Davis. The event will feature mascots from around New England including Wally of the Boston Red Sox, Paws of the Pawtucket Red Sox, Slyde of the New England Revolution, Tooth Fairy of Delta Dental, and more. In addition to the mascots, there will be activities and games for the whole family to participate in as well as a chance to win some great Friar prizes. The men's and women's basketball teams will be in attendance to meet and sign autographs for the fans. Members of the Providence College cheerleading and dance teams will also be taking part in the day's festivities.
The radio home of Providence College basketball, 103.7 WEEI FM, will give fans the unique opportunity to record a sample play-by-play of a Friar broadcast. Fans will get a DVD recording of their "call" of the game.
The Mal Brown Club will hold a complimentary brunch for season ticket holders that will include donuts, muffins, munchkins, juice and coffee. The brunch, sponsored by Dunkin' Donuts, will be held just outside of Mullaney Gymnasium at 11:00 a.m. From 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m., season ticket holders will be able to take a tour through the recently completed Joe Calabria Hallway of Legends with Coach Davis. Season ticket holders interested in attending the event must RSVP by contacting Jen Cote at 401-865-1756 (firstname.lastname@example.org). The deadline to reserve a spot at the brunch is Friday, October 16.
For more information on Fanfest 2009 please call Katie Moore at 401-865-2733.