SCF Athletics Homecoming Weekend 2016, Jan. 21-23

(Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 20, 2016) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) athletics department will host homecoming weekend events Jan. 21-23, including the Hall of Fame induction, a golf classic, tailgate party with a homerun derby and alumni games.

SCF Hall of Fame Induction

SCF will host the ninth annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Thursday, Jan. 21, at IMG Academy Golf Club, 4350 El Conquistador Pkwy., Bradenton. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with dinner and induction at 7 p.m.
Inductees to be honored at the ceremony include Dr. Sarah Pappas, SCF past president (1997-2008), Al Corbeil, alumnus and former SCF assistant baseball coach, and Ronald Cash, an SCF alumnus and former infielder,who will be honored posthumously.

SCF Athletics Golf Classic

The fourth annual SCF Athletics Golf Classic will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, at IMG Academy Golf Club, 4350 El Conquistador Pkwy., Bradenton. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m., shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The classic includes a four-person scramble golf tournament with dinner following the event. Alumni, parents, students and friends of SCF athletics teams are participating in the golf tournament. The event is open to the public. Registration is $125 a person and $470 for four people, dinner is included. Sponsorship opportunities range from $100 to $3,000. Proceeds from the event will provide support to SCF Manatees athletics teams.

 SCF Alumni Games

SCF alumni games are scheduled at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W.:

  • 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, SCF Manatees Softball at the SCF Softball Field, 34th Street and 60th Avenue West.
  • 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, SCF Manatees Baseball at Robert C. Wynn Field, 34th Street and 57th Avenue West.

Admission is free to the baseball and softball alumni games. 

SCF Homerun Derby at the Tailgate Party

Noon- Saturday, Jan. 23, SCF will host its first Homecoming Tailgate Party and Homerun Derby.  After the SCF Manatees Softball game at 10 a.m., the Tailgate Party will feature a Homerun Derby between SCF’s Maverick the Manatee and Marty the mascot for the Bradenton Marauders.  The event is free and open to the public.  Activities include cornhole games, raffles, music and much more.  Food will be available for purchase.  The men’s alumni baseball game will follow at 2 p.m.

 Visit for more information about any of the homecoming activities, or contact SCF Athletics Director Matt Ennis at 941-752-5574 or

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