Stony Brook Athletics to hold National Girls & Women in Sports Day Feb. 9

Jan. 6, 2014



Stony Brook, N.Y. - Stony Brook University’s Department of Athletics and its Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will once again be hosting a National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Sunday, Feb. 9. NGWSD is a day to honor the accomplishments of female athletes and to highlight the benefits of staying active. To help promote an active and healthy lifestyle, Stony Brook will be holding a Youth Sports Clinic with registration beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Campus Recreation Center and culminating with the Stony Brook women’s basketball game against New Hampshire at Pritchard Gymnasium at 2 p.m.

The Sports Clinic is open to any and all girls and boys between the ages of 6 and 13 and will feature current Stony Brook student-athletes from many different sports leading the activities. Registration and the clinic itself will occur in the Stony Brook University Campus Recreation Center Multiactivity Court. After the clinic, participants will be escorted to Pritchard Gymnasium within the Indoor Sports Complex, the building adjacent to the Campus Recreation Center, to attend the game.

Representatives from the Summer Camps at Stony Brook will also be on hand to answer questions and provide information about the summer 2014 programs. There will also be information about the new Stony Brook Arena and 2014-15 Seawolves Basketball season ticket packages.

Sneakers and play clothes are required, and there is a $10 admission fee, which includes the clinic, a t-shirt, and a ticket to the women’s basketball game for each clinic participant. No refunds and/or discounts will be offered. Pre-registration using the brochure is mandatory and the registration deadline is Monday, February 3. There will be no walk-ups permitted. Space will be limited so be sure to register early to reserve your spot!

For more information on the NGWSD Sports Clinic, call (631) 632-7705 or e-mail