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LA ROCHE COLLEGE HONORS COACH SCOTT LANG FOR ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY GOLF OUTING


8/11/2011

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (August 11, 2011)—La Roche College will hold its 20th annual golf outing on Monday, September 26. This year and going forward, the yearly golf outing will be named in honor of Scott Lang, the La Roche men’s head basketball coach who tragically passed away last December. The outing will be held at the Wildwood Golf Club in Allison Park, PA at 10 a.m. Proceeds benefit La Roche College Athletics.

On December 10, 2010, Lang passed away suddenly during a Redhawks team practice at age 41. During the first game following the unexpected death of their coach, the Redhawks men’s basketball team courageously earned a victory and launched a winning streak that lasted through 17 games. Lang—at one time the youngest head men’s basketball coach in the NCAA—was an enthusiastic and inspiring figure for the entire La Roche College community, both on and off the court.

The Scott Lang Memorial Golf Outing itinerary includes:

• 10:00 a.m. – Registration

• 10:30 a.m. – Putting Contest

• 11:00 a.m. – Shotgun Start/Scramble Format

• 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. – Cookout Lunch (at the turn)

• 4:00 p.m. – Reception and Awards

Various prizes will be awarded according to individual and team skill. Some other highlights of the golf outing include a putting contest and cookout lunch. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at the reception where WPXI personality Vince Sims will be on-hand as the master of ceremonies.

To inquire about sponsorship opportunities or to make reservations, please contact Bobbi Kress LaPlace, Director of Special Events at 412.536.1020 or specialevents@laroche.edu. The registration deadline is Friday, September 10.

About La Roche College: A private, Catholic, co-educational college north of Pittsburgh founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche welcomes students of all religions, ethnic origins and talents. Undergraduates may choose from more than 50 majors, including the top 10 majors most in demand among today’s college students. La Roche combines a quality educational experience with clubs, athletics, social and community volunteer activities, spiritual well-being and more to prepare students for life in a constantly changing global society.


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