(STILLWATER, Oklahoma, March 4, 2022) — Oklahoma State University First Cowboy Darren Shrum and softball student-athlete Chelsea Alexander are leading a fundraiser for Special Olympics through an auction and event called the Chilly Cowboy. 


The fundraiser eclipsed its initial goal of $10,000, which means OSU President Kayse Shrum, Athletic Director Chad Weiberg, football coach Mike Gundy and men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton will be taking the cold-water plunge along with fellow OSU coaches.


WHAT: Chilly Cowboy fundraiser for Special Olympics


WHEN: Noon, March 7


WHERE: OSU Student Union Plaza 


RSVP: Please email news@okstate.edu to RSVP.


VISUAL OPPORTUNITIES: Media members will have the opportunity to photograph and capture footage of OSU personalities taking the Chilly Cowboy plunge. 


MEDIA CONTACT: Mack Burke | OSU Editorial Coordinator | mack.burke_iv@okstate.edu | 405-744-5540