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Phoenix-Packers Steak Fry – Tuesday, April 21

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Here’s a great opportunity to mingle with Phoenix and Green Bay Packers players and coaches. It’s the Phoenix-Packers Steak Fry, Tuesday, April 21. The event features a 5 p.m. social hour, 6 p.m. steak fry dinner buffet and 7 p.m. program and auction.

Tickets are $85 per person. Contact Jeanne Stangel, (920) 465-2053, for more information.

Phoenix run benefits cross-country program – Saturday, April 18

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

2591266The 12th Annual Phoenix 5K Cross Country Fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 18, at UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center. The run will start at 10:15 a.m., following the kids’ run at 10 a.m.

Participants can pre-register before April 12 for $15 ($20 on race day), $12 ($15 on race day) for UW-Green Bay students and staff, and $7 ($10 on race day) for the kids’ run. Entry forms are available at the Kress Events Center.

All proceeds will benefit the UW-Green Bay men’s and women’s cross country programs. Contact Coach Michael Kline, (920) 465-2950, for more information.

Alumni and players, team up for Pink Zone on Feb. 21

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

The Phoenix women’s basketball program is teaming up with Bellin Health to participate in the WBCA’s Pink Zone initiative to fight breast cancer. Green Bay’s Pink Zone game is scheduled for Feb. 21 against Loyola at 2 p.m. at the Kress Center. It’s also the annual women’s basketball alumni event. Women’s basketball alumni will be encouraging fans to where pink for awareness. Breast cancer survivors are invited to the Pink Zone game where they will receive a free ticket and a commemorative Pink Zone t-shirt. For tickets, survivors should contact the Green Bay Ticket Office at 920.465.2625.

Three tabbed for Phoenix Hall of Fame

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Phoenix Hall of Fame recipients
The Phoenix Athletics Hall of Fame welcomed three new members Feb. 6. The former Phoenix stars inducted were (left to right) women’s basketball player Sue Pitroski, men’s soccer player Josh Lynk, and volleyball player Janelle Tomlinson Richard. Read more about the athletes and their accomplishments.

Swimming and Diving teams seek fifth straight title

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

They’ve won four straight and are headed for No. 5. The women’s swimming and diving program has had another banner year, and is preparing for a fifth consecutive conference title in late February. Read all about here.

Phoenix women flying high

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

One more win and they’ve done it again. The Phoenix women’s basketball team will have recorded its ninth consecutive 20-win season, and once again, becomes the team to beat in the Horizon League. The team is unbeaten in League games heading into this week and is 19-3 overall.

We Did It! UWGB 75, Butler 66

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Phoenix men win over Butler
The Green Bay men’s basketball team upset 75-66 No. 11 ranked Butler University on Monday, Feb. 2. This upset gave the Bulldogs their first Horizon League loss of the season.

The Phoenix picked up its third victory all time against ranked opponents and first since 1998, and Butler became the highest-ranked victim. The Phoenix is now 19-6 overall and 11-2 in the Horizon League. Coming up at a location near you — the Phoenix will play at 4:30 p.m. CST (2:30 p.m. Pacific Coast) Saturday, Feb. 21 in an ESPN Bracketbuster game. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU.

Alumni and Friends Reception – Saturday, Feb. 7

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

It’s rival weekend for the
Fighting Phoenix!

Phoenix vs. Panthers
Saturday, Feb. 7 • Green Bay

Join the Alumni Association at The Bar on Holmgren Way for an Alumni and Friends Reception and pre-game Phoenix men’s basketball game warm-up. The reception is from 5 to 7 p.m., with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

At 7 p.m., join us as the Phoenix take on the Panthers at the Resch Center. Want to sit with Phoenix Fans? Call the Kress Events Center Box Office at 920.465.2625.

It’s the big rivalry with Alumni fun!

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Phoenix vs. the Panthers
Friday, Jan. 9 – in Milwaukee

Alumni and Friends Reception at Buck Bradley’s (1019 Old World 3rd St.), Milwaukee
5:30 to 7:30 p.m., complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

• 8 p.m. tip-off at the U.S. Cellular Arena
To sit with fellow graduates call the Kress Events Center Box Office, 920-465-2625.


Phoenix vs. the Panthers
Saturday, Feb. 7 – in Green Bay

Alumni and Friends Reception at The Bar on Holmgren Way
4:30 to 6:30 p.m., complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar as well as door prizes

• 7 p.m. tip-off at the Resch Center
To sit with fellow graduates call the Kress Events Center Box Office, 920-465-2625.