FAU honored at Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame ceremony
On Sunday night Florida Atlantic University was honored as the Outstanding Sports Contributor of the Year at the Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Here’s what the Palm Beach County Sports Commission had to say …
Florida Atlantic University (FAU) kicked-off the 2011 college football season at the new FAU Stadium this past October. 2011 marked the inaugural season for the new $70 million FAU Stadium in beautiful Boca Raton. This state-of-the-art stadium has a seating capacity of 30,000. The stadium features 6,000 premium seats, 24 luxury suites, 26 loge boxes, 1,000 premier club seats and 4,000 priority club seats. The opening of the new stadium is one of the most important days in FAU football history and will be a great venue host for future sporting events in Palm Beach County.
That's a nice honor (even if some members of the Boca Tackle Football League may disagree.)
FAU running back Alfred Morris was also nominated for College Athlete of the Year and FAU coach Mike Jarvis was nominated for Coach of the Year (based on the 20010-11 season when the Owls won the Sun Belt Conference title.)
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