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Faculty won the tug of war contest, Faculty won the tug of war contest,
President Dr. Freeman President Dr. Freeman
Senior Byron Fields Senior Byron Fields
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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

347 students are set to graduate from Albany State University Saturday, which makes for a larger class than the year before.

But before they go off to pursue their careers graduates went head to head with faculty in an event called 'Battle in the Field.'

It's a brand new tradition they hope attracts more students than a graduate breakfast they held in years past.

Faculty won the tug of war contest, but students won the relay race, and despite the efforts of President Dr. Freeman, they also came out Hula hoop champions as well.

"I think it is going to be a great event, a lot of people always wanted to go up against the faculty, and this will be very successful," said Byron Fields, a Senior.

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