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Most Recent Story: Gunlock Family Donates $6 Million for Football Performance Center

A family with deep ties to Miami University and its athletic programs is making one of the largest single donations ever received by the Athletic Department. The gift was announced today (Dec. 16) by David Sayler, Miami’s Athletic Director.

Randy Gunlock, a 1977 Miami alumnus, and his wife, Vicki, [of Dayton, Ohio] are providing a lead gift of $6 million to construct the Gunlock Family Performance Center, a state-of-the-art athletic facility that will feature a weight room, football locker room, offices for coaching staff, players’ lounge, team meeting rooms, hydrotherapy area, student-athlete rehabilitation center, recruiting and equipment room and reception area. The facility will be built between Yager Stadium and the newly-constructed Indoor Sports Center.

“This donation reflects Randy and Vicki’s understanding of how athletics can enrich and expand the college experience,” said Sayler. “This gift leads the way for others to invest in building a brighter future at the University and helping us to continue our philosophy and rich history of Graduating Champions.”

“Miami provided me with phenomenal experiences,” explained Randy. “My time as a student-athlete was instrumental in preparing me for the challenges of entrepreneurship after graduation. This gift is given in the spirit of encouraging the next... [Read the entire story]

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