Blue Hens invited to attend annual Fandemonium event at athletic complex
8:40 a.m., April 26, 2013--Alumni are invited to attend Blue Hens Fandemonium IV, an action-packed day featuring University of Delaware athletics, to be held Saturday, May 4, at the David M. Nelson Athletic Complex.
There will be entertainment, food and fun in conjunction with Blue Hens softball, baseball and the annual Blue-White football spring game.
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A Fan Zone will open at 11 a.m., with softball at noon, baseball at 1 p.m. and the football scrimmage at 1 p.m. led by new head coach Dave Brock.
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Other activities include the following:
Thursday, May 2, 5:30 p.m.: Baseball Series in Philadelphia. Join Philadelphia area alumni as the Phillies take on the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
Thursday, May 2, 5:30 p.m.: Dallas happy hour. UD alumni will meet on the deck of Humperdink's Restaurant and Brewery in Richardson, Texas, for discounted drinks and free appetizers.
Friday, May 3, 8:30 a.m.: Ricky Barbour Memorial Golf Outing. UD alumni and golf enthusiasts will meet at Chisel Creek Golf Club in Landenberg, Pa., to raise money for the Ricky Barbour Memorial Scholarship Fund, which benefits a deserving University of Delaware senior accepted for admission to an accredited law school.
Friday, May 3, 9 a.m.: Sigma Epsilon golf. The brothers of Sigma Epsilon will meet for a day of golf, lunch and an awards ceremony at Deerfield in Newark.
Friday May 3, 5 p.m.: Baseball Series in Texas. UD alumni will gather for a night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. There will be a pre-game dinner with Blue Hen and former Texas Ranger outfielder Kevin Mench, of the Class of 2000.
Friday, May 3, 5:30 p.m.: Baseball Series in Pittsburgh. Alumni can cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates after enjoying a reception at the Rivertowne Brewing Hall of Fame Club at PNC Park with fellow Blue Hens.
Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m.: Virginia Gold Cup. UD alumni will gather on University Row for the annual Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase horse races for one of the region’s largest intra-alumni social events of the year. Last year, more than 80 alumni chapters were on hand for the event in The Plains, Va.
Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.: Sailing Team Alumni Regatta. UD sailing alumni will hold their annual regatta at the Yacht Club in North East, Md.
Monday, May 6, 6:30 p.m.: Athletics Spring Tour stops in Middletown. UD Athletics invites Blue Hens to join Athletic Director Eric Ziady and UD coaches for a fun-filled evening at Applebee's in Middletown.
Thursday, May 9, 5:30 p.m.: New Castle County happy hour. The New Castle County Alumni Club will host a spring happy hour event at Tyler Fitzgerald's on Limestone Road.
Thursday, May 9, 5:30 p.m.: Phoenix happy hour. Arizona Blue Hens will gather for a happy hour event at O.H.S.O Eatery + nanoBrewery in Phoenix. There will be drink specials and complimentary appetizers.
Friday, May 10, 4 p.m.: Senior Fling 2013. Open to all students, the Senior Fling is an afternoon of free entertainment, music, food, prizes and activities on the North Green to celebrate and congratulate the graduating class.
Friday, May 10, 6:10 p.m.: Baseball Series in Phoenix. Alumni in Phoenix, Ariz., will get together for an evening of baseball as the Diamondbacks take on the Philadelphia Phillies. Hens can enjoy a buffet dinner, fireworks and a concert.
Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m.: Dad Vail Regatta. Join the UD Men's Crew Alumni Association and Blue Hen families for food and fun under the UD tent at the Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia.
Saturday, May 11, 2 p.m.: Baseball Series in Washington. Blue Hens will gather at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., for a baseball game between the Nats and the Chicago Cubs. Alumni will meet at Molly Malone’s prior to the game.
The Office of Alumni Relations recognizes and thanks the UD Alumni Association for its support of some of these events.
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