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April 10, 1997

Volmar Returning for Spartan Hockey Banquet

1966 NCAA Title Team Veteran to Accept Distinguished Alumnus Award

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Former Michigan State hockey star Doug Volmar is returning to the area Friday to accept the Distinguished Alumnus Award at the 1997 Spartan Hockey Banquet.

Volmar, a first-team All-American in 1966, was the leading scorer on Michigan State's national championship team that year. An inaugural member of MSU's Hall of Fame, Volmar is the ninth recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Tickets are still available for the banquet, which is held tomorrow, April 11, at the Holiday Inn South in Lansing. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $45 and available by calling the Ralph Young Office at 517-355-8257.