Xavier Tennis To Host Annual Pro-Am Fundraiser In June

The annual event raises over $35,000 for the Xavier tennis programs.

The annual event raises over $35,000 for the Xavier tennis programs.

April 29, 2013

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CINCINNATI - The annual Midwest Sports/Xavier Tennis Pro-Am will be held on Saturday, June 8. This annual event helps to bring in over $35,000 each year for the Xavier University Tennis programs. This year's tournament that will feature 32 teams of amateurs and professionals will take place a Lunken Playfield at noon and will conclude with a post event celebration at Schiff Family Conference Center at Cintas Center at 6:00 p.m. A silent auction that includes gift certificates to many of Cincinnati's restaurants, entertainment, items for women as well as sports memorabilia will be held. A live auction featuring trips and unique experiences will also take place. This year will also feature an online auction. More details to follow on the online auction experience.

This year, we will also be honoring long time Xavier Tennis greats Jenny Lopez Verkamp (1993) and Lisa Ennis White (1993). Both played tennis for Xavier from 1989-1993 and made their mark on the record books at Xavier University.

The Xavier tennis team is also selling raffle tickets to help raise money as well. Prizes include tickets to the U.S. Open, Xavier men's basketball season tickets, and a week in a Hilton Head condo. Tickets are $10 each or three for $25. If you are interested in purchasing raffle tickets, please download the raffle ticket form and return with payment to Becky Jackson/Xavier University - 3800 Victory Parkway - Cincinnati, OH 45207-7530. You can also make an online donation to the tennis program by clicking here.

For more information, please contact Becky Jackson at 513-745-3572 or jacksonr1@xavier.edu. To register, please download the registration form. If you are interested in donating an item to the silent or live auction, please contact Becky Jackson.

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