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Hawks Honored at Philadelphia Sportswriters Banquet
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  01/03/2005

Jan. 3, 2005

PHILADELPHIA - Coach Phil Martelli and the Saint Joseph's men's basketball team will be honored two more times for its accomplishments last season at a pair of upcoming sportswriters awards banquets in Philadelphia (Jan. 24) and New Jersey (Jan. 30).

The Philadelphia Sports Writers Association will honor the Hawks as the "Team of the Year" at the organization's 101st annual awards banquet and dinner on Monday, January 24. The event, held at the Hilton at Cherry Hill is open to the public. Tickets are $75 are available by calling 609-702-7473. For more information, click here.

The New Jersey Sports Writers Association will honor Martelli as its "Coach of the Year" at the group's 69th anniversary banquet on Sunday, January 30, at the Pines Manor in Edison, NJ. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. with the program set for 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. Tickets are also available to the public at $45 and can be purchased by mailing checks payable to the New Jersey Sports Writers Association to P.O. Box 200, Metuchen, NJ 08840. For more information, click here.

Both events are among the premier sports awards banquets in the nation and feature many top athletes and sports personalities.