National Girls & Women in Sports Day was a big deal at my school, and I'm glad to see Norwich is also taking part. Here's the release the sports information folks sent out, and I encourage any and all area girls to get involved.
NORWICH TO HOST EVENT FOR NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY
NORTHFIELD, Vt. –In conjunction with National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Norwich University will host a day-long event, filled with sport clinics and a myriad of fun activities, for girls in the community on Sunday, Feb. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The event is hosted by Norwich University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), the NU Athletic Department, Norwich’s Student Affairs, the Norwich Wellness Committee, the NU Physical Education Department and John Fricke and Associates.
All girls in grades K-8 are invited to attend the event, which will take place at the Northfield campus. Check-in will be held in the lobby of Andrews Hall at 9:30am, and events will be held in various athletics facilities on campus.
Student-athletes from each of Norwich’s women’s varsity teams will be coaching the children in activities ranging from basketball, volleyball and soccer to softball, swimming and lacrosse.
Children who plan to attend Sunday’s event are encouraged to come dressed in athletic clothing, and wear sneakers. Children who wish to use the swimming pool should bring a bathing suit and towel. The event is free to all and lunch will be provided.