Athletic Department

Minutemen Club Announces Appreciation & Game Day Experience Events

Dec. 9, 2013

The University Of Massachusetts Department Of Athletics along with the Minutemen Club announces Minutemen Club Appreciation Events and Game Day Experiences over the coming weeks to thank our loyal supporters.  The Minutemen Club serves as the annual giving program for UMass Athletics and is our umbrella organization for all annual gifts to any of our sport-specific programs.

This past year over 2,900 Minutemen Club members answered the call to support UMass Athletics and our 750 student-athletes.  Minutemen Club members provide life changing opportunities for our outstanding student-athletes through their financial support.

In appreciation of all Minutemen Club members, the Minutemen Club Office has been conducting daily giveaways including courtside seats for upcoming men’s basketball games vs. Northern Illinois and Miami (Ohio), four rinkside seats for the UMass vs. Denver ice hockey game, Minutemen Club and UMass Athletics apparel, signed basketballs by Coach Derek Kellogg, and a pre-game meal and tickets to the UMass vs. Fordham women’s basketball game.

Congratulations to all the Minutemen Club winners:

Official Game Day Experience or Giveaway

Minutemen Club Member

November 27th - 2 Minutemen Club Member will receive a signed basketball by Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Derek Kellogg

Dick and Sally Smith
Peter and Sue Sherlock

November 28th- 1 Minutemen Club Member will win a Minutemen Club Fan pack- Assorted Minutemen Club and Sport Specific gear

Gerald and Barbara Cove

November 29th- 2  Minutemen Club Members will receive an official Minutemen Club Pullover

Daniel Chagnon
Jane Kennison

November 30th - 1 Minutemen Club Member will win 4 Courtside Seats for the UMass vs. Northern Illinois Men’s Basketball game on December 14th.

John and Karen Savage

December 1st - 1 Minutemen Club Member will win 4 seats against the glass for UMass vs. Denver University Ice Hockey game on December 17, 2013.

Linda and Wayne Bandini

December 2nd - 1 Minutemen Club member and their guest will join the Women’s Basketball team for a pre-game meal prior to the UMass vs. Fordham game on January 5, 2014 and also receive 2 tickets to the game.

Dr. James and Edie Ralph

December 3rd - 1 Minutemen Club Member will win 4 Courtside Seats for the UMass vs. Miami (Ohio) Men’s Basketball game on January 4, 2014.

Andrew and Sharyn Morrison

December 4th - 4 Minutemen Club Members will receive an official Minutemen Club Golf Shirt

Tim Bishko
Francine Cornacchioli
John Smegal

Paul Walsh


Over the coming weeks the Minutemen Club will host two donor appreciation pre-game receptions in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center prior to the December 17th Ice Hockey game vs. Denver University and the December 28th Men’s Basketball game vs. Providence College.  These events are open to all Minutemen Club members.

For more details contact the Minutemen Club office at 413-545-4290 or



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