PC Sets Fanfest For October 24th

Providence College Athletics Set To Host Fanfest 2010 On Oct. 24

Men's Basketball To Play In The Annual Mal Brown Intrasquad Scrimmage


PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Providence College will hold its annual Friar Fanfest at Alumni Hall on the Providence College campus on Sunday, October 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The event is free for all Friar fans.


The Fanfest will feature the annual Mal Brown intrasquad scrimmage at 1:30 p.m. with the 2010-11 men's basketball team led by Head Coach Keno Davis.  The event will feature mascots from around New England including Paws of the Pawtucket Red Sox, Jake from Cat Country, Digi from Cox Communications and more.  In addition to the mascots, there will be activities and games for the whole family to participate in as well as a chance to win some great Friar prizes.  The men's and women's basketball teams will be in attendance to meet and sign autographs for the fans.  DJ 1/2 Pint of Hot 106 will be playing music throughout the event.  The Providence College cheerleading and dance teams also will be taking part in the day's festivities.


The Mal Brown Club will hold a complimentary brunch for season ticket holders that will include donuts, muffins, munchkins, juice and coffee.  The brunch, sponsored by Dunkin' Donuts, will be held just outside of Mullaney Gymnasium at 11:00 a.m.  Season ticket holders interested in attending the event must RSVP by contacting Brittany Simpson at 401-865-1756 (bsimpson@providence.edu).  The deadline to reserve a spot at the brunch is Friday, October 15.


The Providence College Ticket Office will be open during the event for any fans looking to purchase tickets for the 2010-11 season.  For more information on Fanfest 2010 please call Sean Driscoll at 401-865-1967.