Dec. 3, 2012
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift for that Michigan sports fan? If so, the University of Michigan Athletic Department has the perfect auction for you!
U-M Athletics will host a "12 Days of Michigan Athletics" holiday auction on MGoBlue.com where fans have the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind Michigan items just in time for the holiday season. Fans can bid on a variety of official Michigan gear daily throughout the early part of December.
There will be new and used athletic apparel from some of the school's 31 teams -- football, basketball, baseball, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball and volleyball. Some of the merchandise includes signed balls from head coaches, team-issued jerseys and official collegiate gear.
The online auction will begin Tuesday (Dec. 4) and run through Saturday, Dec. 15. Items will be auctioned daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST, so fans will want to check the auction site multiple times a day for the featured items. The athletic department will have one or two packages from different sports daily during the "12 Day of Michigan Athletics" holiday auction.
Among the items scheduled to be auctioned are:
- Football autographed by coach Brady Hoke
- Hockey puck autographed by coach Red Berenson
- Softball autographed by coach Carol Hutchins
- University of Michigan Golf Course flag
- Game-issued adidas football gloves from Cowboys Classic
Media Contact: David Ablauf (734) 763-4423