October 17, 2001

Women's Basketball Hosts Meet the Team Day on Sunday

Oct. 17, 2001

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara University women's basketball team will host a Meet the Team Day this Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Leavey Center on the campus of Santa Clara University.

Admission is free and is open to basketball fans of all ages. Included in the festivities will be free breakfast, an opportunity to watch the team scrimmage, contests, an autograph session, a youth clinic and a question-and-answer period with the SCU players and coaches.

For more information, please contact assistant basketball coach Jennie Leander at 408-551-1788.

The defending West Coast Conference champions opens its regular season on Saturday, Nov. 17 against the University of the Utah at the Sheraton Four Points Classic, hosted by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. The Broncos return one of the league's top returning three-point tandems and all-WCC team members in senior guards Becki Ashbaugh and Caroline Gruening. SCU also brings back junior Tammy Annas, who redshirted the 2000-01 season after tearing her left ACL just four days before practices were to begin, but was a starter as a sophomore. Additionally, Santa Clara returns experienced forwards in juniors Kendra Rhea and Julie Butler.

A variety of season, group, family plan and individual game ticket plans are available for the 2001-02 season. For information or to purchase tickets, please call the athletic ticket office at 408-554-4660.