UB Athletics Hosts "National Girls And Women In Sports Day" And Pink Zone Event
BUFFALO, NY— This year will mark the 25th anniversary of National Girls and Women in Sports Day and the University at Buffalo is proud to be celebrating in a charitable way. The Division of Athletics has invited the girl scouts of WNY, their troop leaders and female athletes of UB to have an all girls sleep over in the Edward L. Wright Facility on campus for a night of team building activities, food and prizes beginning at 6:00 p.m. Friday, February 11th.
On Saturday, February 12th beginning at 9:00 a.m. UB will run a multi-sports clinic including nine UB sports teams and clubs. All girls in grades 4th-8th are invited; and those that participate will receive a ticket to the game as well as a pink Buffalo tote bag. The event costs $5.00 and will run from 9:00-11:00 a.m., after the event doors will be open to the public for the start of the women's basketball game. Registration for the sports clinic is still available. The pink bag will also be available at the game for the first 200 girls in attendance.
The UB women's basketball team will also be hosting its annual "WBCA Pink Zone" event during their game on Saturday, February 12th at 12 pm. All proceeds from the game will be donated to "WBCA/Kay Yow Cancer Fund" in support of breast cancer awareness. At halftime, fans can participate in a "pink tennis ball toss" at center court for the chance to win a prize package totaling $400 from the Galleria Mall. Fans may also pledge donations for the total number of Bulls rebounds during the game.
Throughout the game there will be awards given to athletes and community leaders. Pink ribbons and pink popcorn will be sold for one dollar each. Raffles tickets will be for sale with the prize of pink autographed game-worn jerseys of the four seniors from the women's basketball team. Entertainment will include "Hoopla" activities, WeCanRow, "Wendy's" tic-tac-toe and the queen city roller girls more.
We encourage all our UB fans to wear pink to the game in supports of "WBCA Pink Zone". Tickets will be $3.00 in advance and $5.00 at the door.