April 1, 2013

Mount Union to Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day April 13

The University of Mount Union will celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day on Saturday, April 13 from 12:30 - 3 pm at 23rd Street Field in Alliance.

The event will be held in conjunction with the Mount Union - Ohio Northern softball doubleheader that starts at 1 pm.  Aside from watching the softball game FREE of charge, participants can meet and interact with Mount Union female student-athletes from a variety of the Purple Raiders' 11 varisty women's teams and a tent will be set up with assorted games and activities.

This marks the 27th annual celebration that began in 1987 to honor Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman for her work to ensure equality in women's sports.

The event is FREE and for information and to register, fans can call the Alliance Area YMCA at 330-823-1840.

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