Hill to Host UMSHoF Celebrity Bowling Tournament
Legendary Hurricanes receiver Randal “Thrill” Hill will serve as host of the ninth Annual UM Sports Hall of Fame Celebrity Bowling Tournament sponsored by CanesWear, on Monday, February 24, from 6-9 p.m. at Splitsville in the Shops at Sunset Place in South Miami.
“I’m looking forward to hosting the upcoming UMSHoF Bowling tournament this year,” said Hill, who helped the Hurricanes win two national championships while at Miami. “It’s always a good thing to get together with Canes fans to support the Hall of Fame and the charities they contribute to.”
“As we prepare for the ninth year of our annual celebrity bowling tournament, we’re excited to be partnering this year with both the Heidi Hewes Chapter of the Woman’s Cancer Association and Hurricane Athletics, as well as welcoming back our returning sponsor, CANESWEAR,” said bowling tournament chairman Gerard Loisel. “We’re also pleased to announce that this year’s host will be former Hurricane great and UM Sports Hall of Famer, Randal Hill.”
Canes fans can bowl with some of their favorite former Canes all-stars in a relaxing evening of family fun, food and Hurricanes camaraderie. Other Hurricane greats who have attended past bowling tournaments include Reggie Wayne, Charles Johnson, Clinton Portis, Steve Edwards, Santana Moss, Albert Bentley, Bubba Franks, Brett Romberg, KC Jones, Eric Brown, Tracy Kerdyk, George Mira, Bennie Blades, Duke Johnson, Darrin Smith, Jaquan Johnson and Heisman Trophy winner Gino Torretta.
Teams start at $500 for four bowlers, regular sponsor lanes are $1,200 and premium sponsor lanes are $1,700. Social tickets can be purchased for $75 for adults (T-shirt included) and $25 for children under 12. This year, a portion of the proceeds from the event will go to the Heidi Hewes Chapter of the Women’s Cancer Association, and Hurricane Athletics.
For more information on being a sponsor, registering your bowling team or purchasing social tickets to attend but not bowl, go to CanesBowling.com.