Flag Football Fundraiser to Honor Royster and Mariani

The Central Connecticut Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will hold the Second Annual Rich Royster and Brittany Mariani Memorial Flag Football Tournament this Sunday, April 15, beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Arute Field.


For the second straight year the tournament will serve as a fundraiser for the Rich Royster and Brittany Mariani Scholarship Fund in the CCSU Psychology Department.

Royster and Mariani passed away in a car accident in Hartford in January of 2011.  Royster was a member of the football team for the Blue Devils.

Attendance is free for all who wish to come and watch the tournament, which will see the championship game begin around 8:45 p.m.  Pizza and refreshments will be available, and music will be played throughout the day.

The SAAC will also hold a raffle to help raise more money for the scholarship fund.  You must be in attendance when the raffle tickets are drawn in order to claim your prize.  Prizes include a Coca Cola snowboard, various gift cards, nd iPod and much more.