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Generals Booster Club Banquet Set for Jan. 22

Released: 01/10/2011

LSU softball coach Yvette Girouard will be the keynote speaker at the Generals Booster Club banquet Jan. 22. The event benefits the LSU Alexandria baseball and softball teams.

Tickets are available by contacting Betsy Hayes at 473-6475 or Individual tickets are $45. Tables for eight cost $300, and first-row “gold level” tables for 10 are $500. The banquet will be at 6 p.m. in the Evacuation Center just south of the LSUA campus.

Girouard, one of only three coaches to lead two schools to the College World Series, has been named Coach of the Year seven times in three conferences and is third in career victories among active Division I coaches. She is a member of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Hall of Fame with 1,200 victories and nine conference championships in 30 seasons of college coaching at University of Louisiana-Lafayette and LSU.

LSUA baseball coach Dan Purvis and softball coach McKewn Dannelly will preview their teams, and silent auction items will be available.