Athletic Department Scholarships
Bruce Deaton Memorial Football Scholarship
The intent of the donor is that income from this gift used to support scholarships assisting Saint Xavier University students based on the following criteria:
- An incoming football student-athlete preferably from Providence High School New Lenox, Illinois or Joliet Catholic High School in Joliet, Illinois.
- Student has to maintain good academic standing to retain scholarship.
- Financial need as determined by the University.
Mike Dooley Scholarship
On the occasion of his retirement, a scholarship was created to honor former Men’s Head Baseball Coach Mike Dooley. Fittingly, the Mike Dooley Scholarship will be used to aid a member of the baseball team. Coach Dooley, among his many accomplishments, is a two-time NAIA Regional Coach of the Year and a five-time CCAC Conference Coach of the Year.
Bob Hallberg Scholarship
Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Bob Hallberg is being honored by the Bob Hallberg Scholarship. This scholarship, funded by a gift from John ’79 and Rosemary Boles and others touched by Coach Hallberg’s legendary career, will be used to support a student-athlete on the women’s basketball team. His coaching career spans 47 years and includes 906 wins.