For more information contact:
Laurie Callahan
(703) 284-1648

 

MEDIA ALERT: Marymount University to Host Special Olympics Basketball Tournament

EVENT DATE: April 10, 2010

  EVENT: Marymount University is hosting the 15th annual Special Olympics Basketball Invitational Tournament this Saturday, April 10. The competing teams are members of Special Olympics Virginia, Northern Virginia, Area 26. Sponsored by Marymount's Campus Ministry Association, the tournament is a much anticipated, campus-wide volunteer activity. MU students cheer on their adopted teams, participate in half time events and games, and enjoy a day of camaraderie with the Special Olympics athletes.

DATE & TIME: Saturday, April 10, 2010 - 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Verizon Sports Arena, Rose Benté Lee Center, Marymount's Main Campus
2807 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA

EVENT SCHEDULE
9 a.m. - Parade of Athletes and Opening Ceremonies

Senior Division (Upper Gym)
9:30 a.m.
- Timberwolves vs. Fairfax Bullets
10:30 a.m. - Arlington Panthers (Blue) vs. Bellefonte Wizards

Junior Division (Lower Gym)
9:30 a.m.
- Arlington Panthers (White) vs. The Paul VI Panthers
10:30 a.m. - Alexandria Wizards vs. Reston Ladyhawks

(11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Staggered Lunches)

Half Court Division (Upper Gym)
11:30 a.m. - Arlington Panthers (Red) vs. Fantastics

1 p.m. - Consolation Games (winners receive 3rd place)
Senior Division (Upper Gym): Runner-Ups from the 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. games
Junior Division (Lower Gym): Runner-Ups from the 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. games

2 p.m. - Championship Games
Senior Division (Upper Gym): Winners of the 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. games.
Junior Division (Lower Gym): Winners of the 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. games.

3:00-3:15 p.m. - Closing Ceremonies (All teams will be present.)

NOTE TO PRESS: Members of the media are welcome to cover this event. Please contact Laurie Callahan at 703-927-4003.

 

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