Auction to Benefit Special Olympics of Michigan
John Beilein

Feb. 15, 2013

Special Olympics Partnership
Auction Site

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan Athletic Department will hold a special auction next week leading up to the Polar Plunge at the Big House that will benefit the Special Olympics of Michigan. The five-day auction on will feature items from the football and basketball teams.

The online auction will begin Monday (Feb. 18) at 8 a.m. EST and run through 10 p.m. Friday (Feb. 22). Fans have the opportunity to bid on official, one-of-a-kind Michigan items from coaches Brady Hoke and John Beilein.

The Polar Plunge at the Big House will take place on Saturday, Feb. 23, at noon.

Following are the items that will be auctioned:
• One (1) Big House tour (up to 10 people) with two (2) Sugar Bowl adidas polos
• One (1) Coach Hoke signed football
• One (1) Coach Hoke signed helmet (refurbished, standard helmet)
• Two (2) Legacy jerseys [Nos. 90 & 40]
• One (1) Coach Beilein signed basketball
• Three (3) Coach Beilein signed mini-basketballs with signed photo
• One (1) Outback Bowl jacket top and pants [size: XL]
• One (1) Sugar Bowl jacket top and pants [size: XL]

Media Contact: David Ablauf (734) 763-4423