Toledo will host its inaugural National Girls and Women in Sports Day Saturday, Jan. 30, as the Midnight Blue and Gold host archrival Bowling Green in a women’s basketball matchup at 2 p.m. in Savage Arena.
National Girls and Women in Sports Day has been established to honor the accomplishments and hard work of female athletes in the classroom, in their sports and in the community. The day will recognize how sports have helped advance the lives of women and girls by helping them reach their goals and be successful in sports and in life.The sports of volleyball, soccer and softball will be represented at the event on the concourses at Savage Arena starting at 12:30 p.m., prior to the women’s basketball game. Those women’s teams will each have their own station where they will sign autographs, host an activity, and interact with fans.
Sideline reporter with FoxSports Ohio and Rocket women’s basketball alumna Allie (Clifton) Kaslow also will speak during pre-game festivities.
For more information about the inaugural National Girls and Women in Sports Day, contact UT Athletic Marketing, Promotions and Fan Experience Graduate Assistant Nicole Ebersole at 419.530.2482 or firstname.lastname@example.org.