February, 2012The top eight teams in the country will vie for the national title when San Antonio Sports and St. Mary’s University host the 2012 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship March 20, 21 & 23 at Greehey Arena. General admission tickets are $15 and $10 for seniors (+55), students and military. All session passes ($30/$20) and $99 20-ticket team packs are also available. Tickets can be purchased online at SanAntonioSports.org or by calling 210.820.2104.
There are several FREE community events that are part of the championship.
· A youth basketball clinic with the WNBA’s Marie Ferdinand Harris and St. Mary’s University Women’s Basketball team is offered for students in grades 2-6 on Thursday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m.
· High school athletes and their parents are invited to find their path to the collegiate student-athlete experience by attending an education session presented by the NCAA Eligibility Center on Wednesday, March 20 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s University’s University Center. This is an opportunity to explore what it takes to qualify for and earn athletic scholarships at all collegiate levels.
Registration for both is suggested can be done online at SanAntonioSports.org/eliteeight.
San Antonio Sports has a limited number of FREE game tickets available for elementary and junior high school groups to attend the game(s) of their choice. Group tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 210.820.2104.
The 2012 NCAA Div. II Women’s Basketball Championship quarterfinals will be held on Tuesday, March 20 at 12 noon, 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The semifinals are Wednesday, March 21 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The national championship game is Friday, March 23 at 7 p.m.
For game information and details on the youth clinic and eligibility seminar, visit SanAntonioSports.org.
San Antonio Sports is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to transform our community through the power of sport. San Antonio Sports bids on and hosts premier sporting events such as NCAA® championships, which have generated a local economic impact of more than $401 million. San Antonio Sports youth initiatives, including Dreams for Youth, the Community Olympic Development Program, the Valero Go!Kids Challenge™ and ING Kids Rock marathon training program, annually touch the lives of more than 170,000 children in San Antonio through sports training and fitness programs. Additionally, San Antonio Sports serves as a catalyst for the development of quality recreational and athletic facilities in our community. To learn more, visit SanAntonioSports.org.