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Tim Brando is guest host at ULM's The Pursuit

Published July 17, 2018

ULM's The Pursuit, the university's premier event, will be 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14 at the new Bayou Pointe Student Event Center, 1 Warhawk Way. 

The event is sponsored by BancorpSouth.

This year's special guest host is FOX Sports personality Tim Brando. Brando is a long-time sports announcer who joined FOX in 2014. In 2017 he signed a multi-year extension to announce college football and basketball on FOX. 


Guests can enjoy food from Catfish Cabin, Fieldhouse Bar & Grill and Waterfront Grill with beverages from Marsala Beverages and Glazer.

The program starts at 6 p.m. President Nick J. Bruno will be giving a preview of the upcoming year and a glance back at the year gone by. Director of Athletics Nick Floyd will talk about the 2018-19 athletic season and Coach Matt Viator will give insights on the Warhawks football season. 

Tickets are $60 per person, $750 for a table and are available at Eventbrite, ulm.edu/thepursuitULM Athletic Foundation/Facebook. For tickets and information, visit ulm.edu/thepursuit, or contact RaeChelle Leiken at 318-342-3579 or by email at leiken@ulm.edu.

The event benefits the Warhawk Club, formerly the ULM Athletic Foundation. 

The Pursuit is named after the Curtis P-40 “Warhawk” fighter planes flown by Gen. Claire Lee Chennault’s Flying Tigers during World War II. The ULM Warhawk mascot takes its name from the planes, which are iconic with the noses painted with an open shark’s mouth with jagged teeth.