November 02, 2006

Alumni invited to Saluki post-game event

by Laura K. Taylor

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The San Francisco Bay Area Alumni Chapter invites all alumni, students, families and friends to attend the SIU women's basketball game during a tournament in San Francisco.

The Salukis will play in the Odwalla Classic Tournament Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24-25. All games will be played at the War Memorial Gym at the University of San Francisco. For more information on game times and tickets please call the USF Athletics Ticket Office at 415/422-2USF.

The San Francisco Bay Area Alumni Chapter is hosting a post-game gathering for all Salukis at Knuckles Historical Sports Bar & Grill, located in the Hyatt at Fisherman's Wharf. For more information about the gathering, or to attend, please contact San Francisco Bay Area President Ed Edelman at 510/435-4576 or at

Conducting more aggressive and effective outreach to SIUC alumni is among the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the blueprint the University is following as it approaches its 150th anniversary in 2019.