UHV Home Page Newswire Archives

Archives | News Releases | UHV Home

 Date: March 7, 2008 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

Share:  E-mail to a friend.

Fans join in victory tradition and raise the Jaguar Jersey


Larry Lahodny, vice president/loan officer for TrustTexas Bank, raises the Jaguar Jersey on the flagpoles in front of University Center on the morning of Feb. 28 to celebrate the Jaguars baseball teamís victory over Huston-Tillotson the previous evening. In the second game of the doubleheader, the Jaguars defeated their opponents 10-1.

From left, Carol and Stacey Richter of Premier Sporting Goods prepare to raise the Jaguar Jersey on Tuesday to celebrate the Jaguars baseball teamís Monday victory over the Mount Marty College. The Jags beat the lancers in a windy doubleheader by 7-6 and 5-1 respectively.

Representatives from the DeTar Health System help raise the Jaguar Jerseys on Thursday morning to celebrate the softball teamís 18-0 and 5-0 victories over Mount Marty College in the teamís first home game Wednesday, and the baseball teamís 12-1 and 7-3 victories over the Lancers baseball team on the same day. Standing in front of the flagpole are, from left, Jaguars centerfielder Ashley Falco, DeTar Marketing Director Judith Barefield, special helper 4-year-old Seth Stines, DeTar CEO Bill Blanchard, and UHV Athletic Director Ashley Walyuchow. DeTar Health System brought along a full entourage to raise the jersey including from the left in the front row, Teresa Stines, Lisa Bivens and Glenda Doebbler; and in the back row John Villafranca, Greg Vrieze, America Sherwood and John Wallace.

A Jaguar Jersey flies on the UHV flagpole from sunup to sundown on the first school day after a Jaguars victory. UHV welcomes community members to come raise the jersey. To join in the fun of this victory tradition, contact the UHV Marketing Department at (361) 570-4296 or



The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelorís and masterís degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.