Princeton University Squash Event

Dear Tiger Fans and Friends of Princeton University,
 
Princeton Squash is very excited for the induction of Bob Callahan '77 to the US Squash Hall of Fame recognizing him for a life-time of growing the game.  We are also excited about seeing you all at the 120th Anniversary Celebration of Princeton Squash where we will also be recognizing Bob.  Don't miss it!!!! Saturday, October 13th is the big day and if you have not registered yet PLEASE do so today! Bob and I want to make sure you all know we welcome the whole family to this special event filled with lots of fun and a chance to see old friends,  teammates and the current Princeton Squash student-athletes! Click here to view the RSVP website.

On Wednesday, October 10th, Princeton University men's squash coach, Bob Callahan, will be inducted into the U.S. Squash Hall of Fame, and we would like to encourage as many of you to attend as possible. The following link will tell you more about this singular honor: GoPrincetonTigers.com article.

The ceremony will take place during the U.S. Open Squash Championships, which are being held this year at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Bob's induction is scheduled to take place right after the 6:00 PM match -- around 6:40pm.

In order to attend, you should go to the U.S. Open Web site --http://www.usopensquash.com/ -- and then to the ticketing Web site by clicking on "tickets."

Discounted tickets are available. For preferred-level tickets, use the promotion code "Princeton." For general admission-level tickets, use the promotion code "Tiger." The cost of a preferred-level ticket with the discount (including a service fee) is $62.50. The cost of a general admission-level ticket with the discount (including a service fee) is $15.50. Please note that when you go to the Web site to buy tickets, the un-discounted prices will show up in the shopping cart until you enter the promotion code.  The discounted price will be applied only after entering the promotion code in the check-out area.

The tournament itself should be spectacular, with virtually all of world's top ranked men and women in the draw. On the night of October 10th, there will be two women's quarter final matches (5:00pm and 6:00pm) -- then Bob's induction (E.T. 6:40) -- then two men's quarter final matches (7:00pm and 8:00pm). The program lasts from 5:00-9:00 PM.

At the completion of the Hall of Fame event, the Friends of Princeton Squash will be hosting a short reception on
-site and you are all welcome to stop by and connect with Bob and enjoy some refreshment.  

The location is Drexel's Daskalakis Athletic Center, 3315 Market Street -- Market and 33rd Street -- in Philadelphia, a two block walk from 30th Street Station. Parking is available in the Drexel Parking Garage at 34th & Ludlow Streets. 

Please share this infromation with anyone else whom you think might want to attend.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at ramsay@princeton.edu. Hope to see many of you there!
Thank you, 
Gail Ramsay 
Princeton Head Women's Squash Coach