Monthly Newsletter                         December 2016
Pacific Athletic Foundation news, updates, and upcoming events 
PAF Hospitality Schedule
The first PAF Men's Basketball hospitality at the Alex and Jeri Vereschagin Alumni House is tomorrow night prior to the Tigers game against North Carolina A&T at 7:00 p.m. The hospitality will start 2 hours before game time and last for an hour and a half. It will feature light hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine, a chalk talk with one of the Men's Basketball coaches and an hour and a half of socializing with PAF members and Tiger supporters. To view the full schedule, click below.
Andy Smith Signs Extension
The University of the Pacific announced that Field Hockey Head Coach Andy Smith has signed a five-year contract extension through 2020-21. The extension comes after Smith led the Tigers to their winningest season in history this year, going 16-5 and making the conference championship game.  The Tigers have now recorded their two winningest seasons in history in each of the last two years under Smith. Overall, Smith is 39-40 in his four years at Pacific, with the team improving their record every year. Click here for the full story.
Ryan Jorden Signs Extension
University of the Pacific Director of Athletics Ted Leland has announced the five-year extension of men's soccer head coach Ryan Jorden, who will continue to lead the program through the 2021 season.  In just the third season since the program was reinstated, Jorden led the Tigers to a 13-4-2 record and the first NCAA Tournament berth in team history. The Tigers finished second in the West Coast Conference, earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, and posted a first round victory before falling to the eventual national champion, Stanford Cardinal, in the second round. Click here for the full story. 
PAF Ticket Discount Offer
With #8 Gonzaga coming to town on 12/31, premium seating has just been released to PAF members at a discounted rate. Seats located in the center court PAF sections of H, I, and J are now available to PAF members for just $20 per ticket. A portion of each ticket purchased helps support the student-athletes through the PAF. Click below to purchase tickets.
PAF Reception at Saint Mary's
The PAF will be hosting a pre-game reception prior to the Men's Basketball game at Saint Mary's on Thursday, January 19th. We invite you to join us from 6:00-7:30 at the Lafayette Park Hotel located just 5 miles from McKeon Pavilion. The cost to attend will be $10 and will include a variety of hors d'oeuvres and parking. If you would like to attend, please contact Aaron Morales at amorales1@pacific.edu or by calling 209-946-2591. We hope to see you there!
Women's Basketball  Bus Trip
The PAF will be hosting a bus trip to support the Pacific Women's Basketball team as they take on Santa Clara on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

The cost will be $45/person to attend and will include transportation to and from Santa Clara, as well as a game ticket. Please contact Aaron Morales at amorales1@pacific.edu or 209-946-2591 for more details and/or to RSVP.