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Santa Clara Athletics Hosts 2nd Annual Oktoberfest At Gordon Biersch.

Sept. 13, 2006

Santa Clara, Calif. - The Santa Clara University Athletic Department will host its annual Oktoberfest event on Friday, October 13 from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. PT at Gordon Biersch Brewing Company in San Jose. The event, which is open to alumni, parents and friends of the University, was held for the first time in 2005 and was a resounding success.

Tickets for the event must be purchased in advance and cost $45 for alumni from the classes of 2002 - 06 and $60 for everyone else. All proceeds from Oktoberfest benefit Santa Clara Athletics. To purchase ticketsclick here.

"This event is a great opportunity for Santa Clara alumni, staff and friends of the University to meet and have a good time," said Director of Athletics and Recreation Dan Coonan. "Last year's Oktoberfest was enjoyed by everyone involved and we raised a good deal of money for the Athletic Department."

With a ticket, guests will be able to enjoy German food and beer, listen to German music and take tours of the brewery. Many of the coaches from the current teams will be present as well.

For more information about the event, please contact Donna Bolio at 408-554-5344 or

Gordon Biersch Brewing Company is located at 357 East Taylor Street in San Jose.