CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Sept. 18, 2001
Hawk's Nest Seating Signups are Sept. 22 at Fieldhouse
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Alumni Association will host the
first annual Hawk's Nest Seating Signups Saturday, Sept. 22, beginning at
8 a.m. until noon at the North Gym of the UI Fieldhouse.
In this kickoff event, members of the 2001-02 Hawk's Nest can sign up to
be seated with their friends at home basketball games. Members of the UI basketball
team, coaching staff and cheerleaders will be on hand to drum up some early
excitement for the upcoming season.
With its numbers nearing 2,000 student fans, the Hawk's Nest will be the
largest organized student spirit section in the Big 10 and possibly the country,
according Emily Syfert, the assistant marketing director at the UI Alumni
Organized by the UI Alumni Association, the Hawk's Nest is a student cheer
section that roots for the Hawkeyes at home games in Carver Hawkeye Arena.
Students pay a $20 Hawk's Nest membership fee in addition to their season
For more information, contact Syfert at (319) 335-3294 or see the Hawk's
Nest web page for more details: http://www.iowalum.com/hawksnest/.