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Saint Mary's College Men's Basketball Team To Be Honored At State Capitol

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Michael McAlpin
Director of Media Relations
(925) 631-4222 office
(925) 878-9535 cell
[email protected]

What: The California State Senate and Assembly will recognize the 2009 -10 Saint Mary's College of California men's basketball team for reaching the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament with resolutions from both houses on Thursday, May 6 at 9 a.m. in the state capitol in Sacramento.

The Gaels upset the heavily favored Villanova Wildcats 75-68 last month to advance to the 3rd round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in the history of the College.

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and State Assembly member Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) will present Coach Randy Bennett and several players with state resolutions to recognize the teams amazing athletic accomplishment as the only California team to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA.

When: Thursday, May 6, 2010, 9 a.m.

Where: Senate and Assembly Chambers, State Capitol Building, Sacramento, CA

For more information contact:

Tim Farley
Director, Community and Government Relations
Saint Mary's College of California
925-631-4830 office
925-878-1628 cell
[email protected]