Fordham Hoops Campaign Events on Tap for WeekendContact: Victor M. Inzunza
The Fordham women’s basketball team will host the next two Fordham Hoops Campaign events this weekend as a part of its home games against St. Bonaventure University and the University of Richmond.
On Friday, team will celebrate National Women & Girls in Sports Day in conjunction with their Atlantic 10 game against St. Bonaventure University at 7 p.m. in the Rose Hill Gym, Rose Hill campus. National Women & Girls in Sports Day began in 1987 as a day to remember Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman for her athletic achievements and her work to assure equality for women’s sports. All girls in attendance will receive a certificate of participation, and there will be an autograph session with the women’s basketball team after the game.
On Sunday, the Rams will welcome back their alumni for the game against the University of Richmond at 1 p.m . All former women’s basketball players in attendance will be acknowledged at halftime, and there is a post-game reception at Dagger John’s Restaurant in the McGinley Center, Rose Hill campus.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,600 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis J. Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.