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Ohio Athletics to Celebrate Women Leaders

Jan. 27, 2011

ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio Athletics is teaming with the Ohio University Women's Center and the Department of Women's and Gender Studies for a celebration of female leaders. The event will take place during the Ohio Women's Basketball game vs. Northern Illinois on Saturday.


Celebrating Women Leaders: On and Off the Court will showcase numerous female leaders among the students, faculty and staff at Ohio University. A halftime ceremony will honor some of Ohio's most accomplished female leaders, as selected by a panel from the Ohio University Women's Center. This ceremony will also feature appearances by over 100 of Ohio's female student-athletes and coaches. Throughout the game, fans will be invited to participate in an interactive trivia contest that showcases the role women have played in sports and in history. Fans will have the opportunity to win prizes courtesy of Ohio Athletics and the Ohio University Women's Center.


Tip-off for the game is set for 2 p.m. ET, and fans are invited to arrive early to view interactive displays from the Ohio University Women's Center, the Department of Women's and Gender Studies, The Awakening, Education Abroad, and several other campus departments. To purchase tickets, call 800-575-CATS (2287).

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