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Softball Raffle Nears Ends, Two Weeks Left To Win Football Tickets And Irish Memorabilia

Nov. 13, 2007

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NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Only two weeks remain in the University of Notre Dame softball team’s fall raffle. The raffle has been held throughout the football season in an effort to help fund the team’s trip to Italy this past fall break.

The grand prize winner will receive two tickets to the football team’s 2008 game against Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass., along with hotel, airfare and travel accommodations.

Tickets can be purchased outside the Hammes Bookstore on Notre Dame’s campus on Friday, Nov. 16. Mail-in forms can be found in the softball section of

Tickets are $5 each and six can be purchased for $25.

Head coach Deanna Gumpf and her squad trekked through Italy from Oct. 19-28, while making stops in Rome, Florence and Venice. The team traveled to the town of Forli (near San Marino) and battled against a compilation of players from the professional Italian softball league and members of the Italian national team.

Additional raffle prizes include:
Brady Quinn memorabilia bundle – autographed football and Cleveland Browns apparel
Authentic Irish sports photography – 8′ x 4′ Celtic Irish cutout of Notre Dame athletes in action, courtesy of Mike Bennett (Lighthouse Imaging); framed and matted collage of legendary Irish football coaches
Lou Holtz autograph package – includes signed helmet and books (Winning Everyday and Wins, Losses and Lessons)
Authentic adidas jersey package – official game jerseys from football, men’s basketball, hockey, and baseball teams