Salve Regina holding multi-sport clinic for girls in grades 2-6

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Members of the Salve Regina and local communities are invited to bring their daughters to the Rodgers Recreation Center Friday, Jan. 24 for the University’s sixth annual free multi-sport clinic for girls in grades 2-6.

The clinic begins at 5:30 p.m. and pizza will be served following the clinic.

Student-athletes from many of Salve Regina women’s athletic teams will be on hand to demonstrate techniques and fundamentals of their respective sports to those in attendance. Last year, student-athletes from the basketball, lacrosse, soccer, track & field and volleyball teams were among those in attendance.

“We are excited about hosting this clinic for the sixth straight year,” said associate athletic director Kelly Scafariello. “The young girls participating, as well as our own student-athletes, learn from this event and have a lot of fun. Both have really enjoyed the event the last few years, and we expect nothing but the same in year six.”

Since its inception in 1987, National Girls and Women in Sports Day has become the premiere occasion to celebrate the participation, success and accomplishments of girls and women athletes. What started in 1987 as a single event in Washington, D.C. to honor Olympic volleyball star Flo Hyman has grown into a nationwide celebration across all 50 states.

For more information, contact Scafariello at 401-341-2247 or kelly.scafariello@salve.edu. Participants may register on site beginning at 5:15 p.m. or complete the downloadable form and bring it with them on Jan. 24.

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