Arizona athletics making push for more alumni participation

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- University of Arizona Athletics doing whatever they can to make a financial push for the future of their department.

Athletics Director Greg Byrne announcing a grass roots effort with the Wildcat Club to really try and increase numbers.  They'll utilize 112 volunteers to tap alumni around the country. 

They hope to increase numbers from 7,200 to 9,000 by June 30 to 10,500 by 2012 and to 12,000 by 2013. 

And this is not just for folks who live on the high end, they want this for everybody.