Anna (Whitehurst) Hutchinson left an indelible mark during her time with Liberty Athletics and now her memory will live on when the new Liberty Arena opens this fall.

Hutchinson, who served as Liberty’s Assistant AD for Ticket Operations for 11 years (2007-18), tragically passed away on June 6 at the age of 40 years old.

Shortly after her passing, former Liberty Athletics Ticket office employees and student workers, who loved Anna, began a fundraising drive.

The giving effort’s goal was to raise enough funds to name the Ticket Office at the new Liberty Arena in memory of their former boss, co-worker and dear friend.

The fundraising drive was spearheaded by current Liberty Assistant AD for Ticket Operations Amanda Rider, along with former Liberty Athletics Ticket Office staff members Ryan Kindt, Seth Mullen and Joe Rixon.

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