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University of the Southwest Athletics Receives $40,000 Commitment

June 27, 2017 — `

[Hobbs,NM] – University of the Southwest announced today that it has received a $40,000 commitment from Great Western Dining Service, Inc. for the USW Athletics Program.

“As your dining services partner, Great Western Dining Service, Inc. is delighted to be a part of, and contribute to, the future at USW.” says Harold Jensen, District Manager. “We are excited to be able to help sponsor the growth of the USW Mustang Athletic Program and to assist USW in expanding their reputation as a leader in intercollegiate athletics.”

“On behalf of the University of the Southwest and our Mustang Athletic Program, I want to express our sincere appreciation and thankfulness to Harold Jensen and Great Western Dining Services, Inc. for their very gracious and thoughtful contribution,” stated USW Vice President for Institutional Development and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics William Weidner. “Our partnership with Great Western Dining, Inc. is highly valued and very much appreciated. As the fastest growing intercollegiate athletic program in the nation, this support will greatly assist our ongoing efforts of establishing USW Athletics as a top 25 NAIA intercollegiate athletic program. We are excited to have Great Western Dining Services on “Our Mustang Team” moving forward. It’s a Great Time to be a Mustang!”

Great Western Dining provides dining services for over 55 college and university locations in seven states and has been proudly feeding the University of the Southwest Mustangs since 2005.  Founded in 1990, Great Western Dining Service, Inc. provides contracted dining services for schools, colleges & universities; camps &conference centers; and business & industry. From its inception, GWD has remained strongly committed to their original concepts of quality service coupled with delicious food.

The USW athletic program proudly sponsors 19 athletic teams with the addition of 10 new sport programs in the past 2 ½ years. USW athletics currently sponsors Baseball, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Cheerleading, Competitive Dance, Men’s Cross Country, Women’s Cross Country, Men’s Golf, Women’s Golf, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Softball, Men’s Tennis, Women’s Tennis, Men’s Indoor Track & Field, Women’s Indoor Track & Field, Men’s Outdoor Track & Field, Women’s Outdoor Track & Field and Women’s Volleyball.