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MUMME TO SPEAK AT BREAKFAST
Southeastern Louisiana University head football coach Hal Mumme will be
the guest speaker at the College of Business and Technology’s third “Business
Breakfast” 7:30 a.m. February 21 at Southeastern’s Twelve Oaks. Mumme
will lead the Lions back to the playing field this fall.
“BUSINESS BREAKFAST” TO FEATURE HAL MUMME
HAMMOND -- Southeastern Louisiana
University’s new head football coach Hal Mumme will be the guest speaker
at the College of Business and Technology’s “Business Breakfast” scheduled
for February 21 at Southeastern’s Twelve Oaks.
The breakfast was originally
scheduled last October, but was rescheduled due to inclement weather.
The breakfast, the third in a
new series initiated by the college last fall, will begin at 7:30 a.m.
Tickets are $10 and seating is limited to 200.
Mumme is the Lions’ first football
coach since the program was discontinued due to budget cuts following the
1985 season. He most recently coached Southeastern Conference member Kentucky,
where he led the Wildcats to back-to-back bowl games in 1998 and '99 --
a feat accomplished only twice previously in the 109-year history of the
A native of San Antonio, Texas,
Mumme, who has collected eight collegiate coaching honors during his career,
was twice named the GTE Region II Coach of the Year by the American Football
Coaches Association and was named the 1999 South/Southwest Coach of the
Year by Football News.
Prior to elevating the Kentucky
football program to its most competitive level in 20 years, Mumme did much
the same for Division II Valdosta State University where he was head coach
from 1992-96, when he guided the school to its only NCAA Division II playoff
appearances in 1994 and 1996. The five consecutive winning seasons earned
top-20 national rankings in his tenure including a No. 1 ranking at one
point during the 1996 campaign.
Mumme entered the collegiate
head coaching ranks at Iowa Wesleyan where he coached from 1989-91. He
led the squad to a combined 25-10 record and advanced to postseason appearances
in each of his three seasons. Mumme also served as assistant coach at West
Texas State from 1980-81 and was the offensive coordinator at Texas-El
Paso from 1982-85.
Checks for breakfast tickets
should be made payable to Southeastern Louisiana University and brought
to the College of Business and Technology or mailed to SLU 10813, Hammond,
For additional information, contact
John Leonard, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research,
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