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Wall of Champions Dinner 2014
Friday, April 11, 2014
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM

The Great Hall, Somerville House, Western University

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Join us at the Wall of Champions Dinner on Friday, April 11, 2014, presented by The Champions Club, which honours Mustangs Football alumni and its supporters.

Hosted by NEWSTALK 1290 CJBK's Tom McConnell, the Wall of Champions Dinner recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to Mustangs Football. To date, fifty-eight Mustangs football players, thirteen builders/coaches and eight teams have been inducted.

Cocktail reception begins at 5:45 p.m. in The Great Hall and the dinner and induction ceremony begins at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of 10 and include complimentary parking in the Weldon Library Lot.

Registration must be completed online prior to Friday, April 4, 2014.

Dress code is business attire and a cash bar will be available.

Five new inductees and one team will join the Wall of Champions, a ‘who’s who’ of Canadian football and Canadian sport in general.

2014 Inductees:

Players:
Larry Bird
MA'76, 1969-70; 2002 inducted into Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour; 1969 College Dream Team All Star

Derek Krete BA'97, 1993-97 started at linebacker; all Canadian 1994 and 1996; 1996 awarded President's Trophy as top defensive player in the country; member of 1994 Vanier Cup team; won OUA Yates Cup in 1994 and 1995; also won the Claude Brown Trophy as Western's Male Athlete of the Year in 1997 

Reg Ort BA'52 MD'57, 1948-1951; starred in three sports at Western - football, wrestling and hockey; awarded Claude Brown Trophy as Western's Male Athlete of the Year in 1952; won the Howard Ferguson Award for achievement in athletics, academics and community spirit; inducted into the "W" Club Hall of Fame 1984 (awarded posthumously)


Builder/Player:

Joe Breen 1929-1934; first Head Coach of Mustang Football team; began coaching in 1929 and his best season was 1931 when he lead the Mustangs to a 6-5 record and Western's first Yates Cup; Member of the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame and Canada's Football Hall of Fame (awarded posthumously)

Gary Jubenville - video coordinator and team manager from 1991-2009; personally managed and implemented the change from standard video to digital computer video and was directly responsible for the administration of our Champions Club events

Team:
1994 Team - undefeated Vanier Cup Champions; 1994 defeated Saskatchewan 50-40 in overtime to capture the Vanier Cup. The team was captained by Jude St John and featured seven All-Canadians; Stewart Beak, PJ Gleason, Sean Reade, Derek Krete, Mark Lawson, Tim Hughes and David Burnie

The 2014 Wall of Champions Dinner is proudly supported by the following generous sponsors:

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Special thanks to the following companies for their ongoing support of Mustangs Football.

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Please contact Alumni Western if you require information in an alternate format, or if any other arrangements can make this event accessible to you. Please note that Western is a scent-free environment.

We are sorry, the deadline for buying tickets online for this event has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you would like to attend. We will respond to let you know if tickets are still available.

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