Olympics Day to be held at UM

Olympics Day 2002 at the University of Montevallo will have something for everyone with sporting events during the day and the second College Night Revue.

Scheduled for Aug. 3, the 35th annual Olympics Day will feature a golf

tournament, the Falcon 5K run, a fun run/walk and tennis. Sporting

events will be open to alumni and friends of the university, and

Olympics Day shirts will be given to all participants.

For preregistration, contact LaDonna Payne in the alumni office by

telephone at 665-6215 or by e-mail at payne@montevallo.edu. Registration forms are also available on the Alumni Association web page at www.montevallo.edu.

Preregistration on the day of the event for each sport will take place at the John W. Stewart Student Retreat Center on College Drive beginning at 7 a.m.

A one-mile fun run/walk and the Falcon 5K run will be held at 8 a.m. with preregistration will take place from 7-7:45 a.m. Prizes will be presented following the event, with awards for runners by age categories, gender, alumni and non-alumni.

Dr. Carolyn Miller of the department of kinesiology will be the run director.

The golf tournament, beginning at 9 a.m., will feature a two-man scramble format with flighting upon completion of play. Gift certificates will be awarded to the top two teams in each flight.

Mulligans and closest to pins are available for $5 each during preregistration. Cost will be $40 per person plus an additional $5 for lunch. The price includes a golf shirt. The tournament will be played at the UM course.

Legendary UM baseball coach Bob Riesener will direct the tournament, assisted by Dave Palme and Paul Doran.

A tennis tournament, also beginning at 9 a.m., will be held for alumni and friends, singles and doubles, males and females and participants of all ages. Darold Dunlavy will be the director of the tennis matches.

Prizes from the tennis and golf tournaments will be presented at an award luncheon scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Cost is $12 per person, which includes a shirt.

The second College Night Revue, &uot;What’s it Gonna Be This Time?&uot;, will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium, with a dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets for the production are $10 per person, while the dinner costs $5 per person. The revue will feature highlights of Gold and Purple College Night performances since 1919 and is an update of the first revue in 1989. To make reservations for the production or for dinner, contact Mary Lou Williams at 665-6215 or e-mail williaml@montevallo.edu.

To reserve a room in Hanson Hall for either event, contact the Ramsay Conference Center at 665-6280