#BjugDay Makes Impact on PLU Athletics
Lutes from across the globe came together on October 13 and 14, in support of Pacific Lutheran Athletics on #BjugDay. More than 150 gifts totaling over $47,000 were made to Lute Athletics teams and programs during the two-day event.
In all, the Lute community around the world came together to contribute more than $260,000 to support students, scholarships, athletics, and other departments on campus. This number unlocked a match created by a group of generous donors to bring the Bjug Day grand total to over $510,000.
A few interesting facts and achievements from #BjugDay 2017:
*In comparing figures with #BjugDay 2016, PLU Athletics experienced a 97% increase in dollars raised.
*Gifts to Athletics ranged from $5-$10,000.
*PLU Athletics was the top department on campus, for the second consecutive year.
*PLU Athletics internal challenge awarded pizza to the three top teams based on total donations divided by roster size. The winners are Women’s Golf, Football, and Women’s Volleyball.
For additional information on #BjugDay, visit www.plu.edu/BjugDay. To give to PLU Athletics, use the give now button.