COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Tickets to the 2013 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award Ceremony and Brunch -- set for Saturday, March 23, in Minneapolis -- are now on sale, USA Hockey announced today. The award will be presented on the campus of the University of Minnesota at the McNamara Alumni Center.
An award of The USA Hockey Foundation, the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award is annually bestowed upon the top player in NCAA Division I women's ice hockey. The award will be presented at a brunch ceremony and is part of the festivities associated with the NCAA Women's Frozen Four.
Top-10 finalists for the award are expected to be announced in late February, with the Top-3 finalists announced in early March.
For more information about the award, or for ticket information, visit PattyKaz.com.
NOTES: Individual seats to the event are $65, while tables of 10 are available for $600. A select number of sponsorships and program advertisements are also still available. More information can be found here ... The Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award is supported, in part, by a grant from the NHL Foundation.
ABOUT THE PATTY KAZMAIER MEMORIAL AWARD
An award of The USA Hockey Foundation, the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award is annually presented to the top player in NCAA Division I women's ice hockey. Selection criteria includes outstanding individual and team skills, sportsmanship, performance in the clutch, personal character, competitiveness and a love of hockey. Consideration is also given to academic achievement and civic involvement.
ABOUT PATTY KAZMAIER
The Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award is named in honor of the late Patty Kazmaier, who was a four-year varsity letter-winner and All-Ivy League defenseman at Princeton University from 1981-86. An accomplished athlete who helped lead the Tigers to the Ivy League Championship in three consecutive seasons (1981-84), Patty Kazmaier-Sandt died on Feb. 15, 1990, at the age of 28 following a long struggle with a rare blood disease.