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    By T.J. Brinkerhoff

    Former BYU athletic director and head baseball coach Glen Tuckett will be honored by the Varsity Club Friday.

    Tuckett is this year’s recipient of the Varsity Club Foundation of Excellence Award.

    Tuckett’s resume includes nine years in professional baseball, 17 years as head baseball coach at BYU, 17 years as BYU athletic director as well inductions into the American Baseball Coaches Association, Utah Sports and the BYU Athletic Hall of Fame.

    As head baseball coach at BYU he led his teams to 13 divisional titles and two trips to the College World Series.

    During his time as athletic director, he was part of the 1984 football national championship, and the 1981 golf national championship.

    Anyone interested in attending this event must RSVP to Diane Babcock at 378-1549.

    The Varsity Club’s steak fry and reception will take place at 5 p.m.

    Tickets cost $20 per person.

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