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Rush Set to Honour University of Saskatchewan Alumni

April 8, 2019 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Saskatchewan Rush News Release

Saskatoon, SK - With over 170,000 alumni, 295 Order of Canada recipients, 44 Olympians, and 1 Prime Minister, The University of Saskatchewan have distinguished themselves as one of the leading universities across the country.

To honour their contributions made to the Saskatchewan landscape, The Saskatchewan Rush will proudly wear limited edition jerseys branded with the name of a prominent alumni member and the University of Saskatchewan logo. Rush players will wear the jerseys during their game on Saturday April 13th 2019 against the Philadelphia Wings. A ceremony will take place at half time honouring their alumni.

Other University of Saskatchewan highlights planned for the evening include: alumni and university staff participating in a ceremonial face-off held prior to the game, recognition of achievements displayed on the jumbotron and a salute to Huskie Championships won over the years.

The Rush would like to encourage all current and past University of Saskatchewan students to attend the game to help honour their school on this special evening. Limited tickets remain. Click here to secure yours today!

Distinguished alumni being honoured include:

Vera Pezer BA '62, MA '64,

Felix Thomas BSPE '88, BA '90

Kurt Dahl BCOMM '04, LLB '05, LLM '09

Scott McCreath BCOMM '69

Donald Worme LLB '85

Grit McCreath BED '91

Brian Towriss BCOMM '78

Merlis Belsher BCOMM '57, LLB '63, LLD '18

Scott Moe BSA '97

Troy Davies HOSADM '99

Murray Edwards BComm '82, LLD '11

Brett Wilson BE '79, LLD '15

Brad Wall BA '87

Michael Linklater Associate Alumni '04-15

Kay Nasser PHD '65, DSC '16

Gerald Morin JD '87

Ron Graham BE '62, DCL '13

Diane Jones-Konihowski BED '75, LLD '02

John Gormley JD '92

George Lafond BED '85

DeeDee Maltman BSC '79, SC '80, MD '85

Blaine Favel BED '87, LLD '12

Mike Marsh BE '79

Scott Flory BE '99

Tim Gitzel BA '86, JD '90

Jane Graham BED '62

Colette Bourgonje BSPE '84, BED '85


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