2014 Purple Auction Donation Form (PDF Format)
2014 Purple Auction Registration (PDF Format)
April 10, 2014
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Join Northwestern Softball on May 3, 2014, for the eighth annual PURPLE AUCTION to be held in Welsh-Ryan Arena following the Wildcats' home game against Michigan State! With great food, drinks and outstanding auction items, this is THE event to celebrate Northwestern Softball!
The PURPLE AUCTION is our eighth-annual event celebrating Northwestern Softball. This event will bring together current players, former players, stakeholders, friends and family of our program to celebrate the rich tradition and exciting future of Northwestern Softball.
The day begins with exciting, high-flying NUSB action during a game against Big Ten foe Michigan State at Sharon J. Drysdale Field. Then, immediately after, come inside Welsh-Ryan Arena for dinner, an open bar and a silent auction. Northwestern seniors Sammy Albanese (Belmont, Calif./Castilleja), Emily Allard (Antioch, Calif./Deer Valley), Marisa Bast (Orange, Calif./Villa Park), Mari Majam (Pine Valley, Calif./Mountain Empire), Amanda Mehrsheikh (Chesterfield, Mo./Parkway Central) and Paige Tonz (Peoria, Ariz./Centennial) will be honored first during the auction festivities then again prior to the Senior Day game on Sunday, May 4.
Admission to the ballpark is $7 for adults, $4 for youth/seniors and $3 for groups of 15 or more. The dinner and auction is $50 per person ($20 for children 16 & under).
Registration and donation forms are available for download at the top of this page! Past auction items have included autographed sports memorabilia, prime tickets to sporting events (Cubs, Bulls, Bears, etc.) and concerts (The Eagles, Carrie Underwood, Bruce Springsteen, etc.), dinners with the coaching staff, golf packages and even vacation deals to Mexico, Lake Tahoe and Los Angeles!
If you have questions, or if you would like to donate items for the auction, contact head coach Kate Drohan at 847-491-4650 or email@example.com.