Limestone Set to Celebrate Homecoming Weekend 2012

Homecoming-Web-Photo-1Limestone College will celebrate Homecoming Weekend 2012 October 4-6, and the entire Limestone and Cherokee County community is invited to take part in full calendar of events.

"We have an exciting schedule of events for Homecoming 2012 for Limestone alumni and members of the Cherokee County community," said KC Barnhill, Director of Alumni Programs. "It's the perfect time to come together and celebrate warm memories of our past experiences at Limestone, while making new memories with friends and family."




Thursday, October 6

Limestone's Fifth Annual Scholars, Dollars & Chocolates
Broad River Electric Auditorium
5:00 pm-6:00 pm: Wine & cheese reception
6:00 pm: Banquet
Dinner, desserts, music, and cash prizes ranging from $100-$500 are on the menu for this effort to raise funds to support Limestone scholarship grants for Cherokee County students. Limestone expects to award $195,000 in Cherokee County Scholarships this year.

Entertainment will be provided by Limestone's steel pan band, the iPan Band, and members of Limestone Theatre.

Tickets for Scholars, Dollars & Chocolates are $25 and can be reserved by calling Tisha Thompson at 488-4618 or sending an This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Friday, October 7

The 14th Annual Saints Club Golf Tournament
11:30 am; Cherokee National Golf & Recreation Club
$100 per Person; $300per Foursome

Calling all scratch-golfers, casual players, weekend warriors, and hackers, don't miss this awesome opportunity to kick-off Homecoming Weekend 2011 with Limestone alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and Limestone coaches.

The 18-hole Cherokee National course is only a 15-minute drive from campus, and features 6,943 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. Designed by Russell F. Breedon, the Cherokee National Golf Club opened in 1963.

Tournament registration is only $100 per individual, or $300 per foursome. So round-up your friends, classmates, and teammates and enter a foursome today! Activities include: a pre-round boxed lunch, 18-hole "Capitan's Choice Tournament," "longest-drive" and "closest-to-the-pin" competitions, "Fast -Fleur" apparel raffle, awards ceremony, and a post-round BBQ dinner buffet!

To register for the Golf Tournament, please contact Eric Stahl, Director of Athletics Development and Marketing, via phone at 800.795.7151 extension 4609.

4:00 pm Field Hockey hosts Bellarmine University; Saints Field

7:00 pm Women's Volleyball hosts Coker College; Timken Center

Saturday, October 6th

Alumni Games; 10:00-early afternoon; Athletic Fields
Limestone alumni who were also stars of the playing fields have another chance to show they've still got it during the Alumni Games. If you are a Limestone College alumnus who played Men's Soccer, Men's or Women's Tennis, Baseball, or Softball and would like to participate in Alumni Games, please contact the following coaches:

10:00 am - Men's Soccer - Eric Alsop - 864.488.4584
10:00 am - Men's and Women's Tennis - Rodney McAlister - 864.488.8350
10:00 am - Softball – Chris Wiley - 864.488.8271
10:30 am - Blue vs. White Men's Lacrosse Exhibition - Brendan Storrier - 864.488.4569
1:00 pm - Baseball - Chico Lombardo - 864.488.4565

11:30 am – 2:00 pm: Tailgate & Fun Zone; ; Practice Field Between Saints Field and Prevatte Field
$8.00 per Adult; $5.00 per Child (6 - 12 years); FREE Admission for Child 5 years or younger

Going to the women's or men's soccer games at Saints Field, the volleyball game in Timken Gymnasium, or the various alumni games throughout campus? Why not gather with your classmates for a pregame luncheon or bring your family for a delicious picnic lunch, games for children, and entertainment? For more information, please contact Jessica Goins at 800.795.7151 extension 4590.

1:00 pm Swimming hosts King College; Timken Aquatic Center
1:00 pm Women's Soccer hosts King College; Saints Field
2:00 pm Women's Volleyball hosts Belmont-Abbey College; Timken Center
3:00 pmMen's Soccer hosts King College; Saints Field

5:30 -6:45 pm Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Reception; Gaffney Visitors Center (210 West Frederick St.)

7 - 9 pm  Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, Stephenson Dining Hall

The Hall of Fame was initiated in 1996 to honor those who have made outstanding contributions to Limestone's athletic heritage. Selection for the Hall of Fame is the highest honor the College can bestow upon one of its former student-athletes or coaches. Upon induction, each honoree will have a permanent plaque added to the Hall of Fame Room in the Limestone Center.
2012 Inductees:

• Kristin Briggs Rorie '00 – Women's Soccer
• Megan Crouse '01 – Women's Lacrosse
• Robert Jenkins '93 – Men's Soccer
• Bradley McLean '95 – Men's Lacrosse
• Timothy Olinick '96 – Men's Lacrosse
• James "Chuckie" Scotland '91 – Men's Basketball
• Pamela Wade Williams '90 – Women's Basketball
• 2005 Baseball Team