OU Wrestling Set to Host Annual Events

The University of Oklahoma wrestling program has a variety of events on the docket as the 2013-14 year is about to begin.

The annual New Wrestler’s Picnic is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16 in the Stadium Club. The cost is $25 per person, and Johnny Carino’s Italian food will be served. The picnic provides an opportunity for attendees to meet the OU wrestlers, coaches, fans, alumni and parents.

To reserve a spot for the picnic, contact Ashley Weston at ashley.weston@ou.edu or 405-325-5170.

The program’s Wrestling Reunion weekend will be held Sept. 6-7. To begin the festivities, OU will hold the Sooner Wrestling Golf Classic at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6 at the Westwood Park Golf Course, located at 2400 Westport Drive in Norman.

The four-person scramble, shotgun start format will kick off at 1 p.m., and prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place finishers.

Cost of the tournament is $125 per golfer and includes lunch, green fee, cart, range balls and a gift bag. Following the tournament, dinner will be held at 7 p.m. at the stadium. Cost is $25 per golfer and free for letter winners. For $250, one can sponsor a hole during the event. All proceeds go to the OU Takedown Club.

The alumni weekend continues on Saturday, Sept. 7 with the Varsity O Association Tailgate scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. in McCasland Field House. Admission is complimentary for each letter winner and one guest. Each additional guest is $5. Each alumnus will received two complimentary football tickets for the OU vs. West Virginia football game, slated to kick off at 6 p.m. following the tailgate.

A limited block of rooms is being held at the Sooner Legends Inn and Suites on a first come, first serve basis for the alumni weekend. The price is $145 per night with a two-night minimum and can be reserved by calling Sooner Legends at 405-701-8100.

To RSVP for the Wrestling Reunion, contact Megan Lawrence at 405-325-4709 or at mcgoodwin@ou.edu by Tuesday, Sept. 3.

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