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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


May 10, 2011

Shawna Zech Memorial Classic Set for June 17

The Northwest Missouri State football program will host the 17th annual Shawna Zech Memorial Classic Four-Person Golf Scramble on Friday, June 17 at Mozingo Golf Course. Interested parties or individuals can choose between two shotgun starts at 7:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Both times will be flighted and prizes will be awarded to the top three teams in each flight. An overall champion will be named.

The entry fee is $125 per golfer and includes mulligans and all games on the course. There will be an opening social on Thursday, June 16 at the Northwest Alumni House beginning at 7:30 p.m., a continental breakfast, lunch, complimentary beverages, and an auction of Bearcat Championship items.  

Along with sponsorships, donations are also being accepted for the Shawna Zech Scholarship Fund. Shawna Zech was a Bearcat fan all her life. Zech was serving a term the president of the Bearcat Booster Club when she passed away in November of 2003.

The Classic will be honoring the 1984 MIAA Championship football team. In 1984, the Bearcats had a 10-1 regular season record that included a 5-0 record for MIAA competition. The team fell in a 28-15 match against Nebraska-Omaha in the first post-season appearance in Northwest's 68-season history.

Register as soon as possible to assure your spot in the Classic. You may register online or download a form. Checks may be made payable to Northwest Foundation, Inc. - Football.


For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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