#AztecWBB Celebrates Girls and Women in Sports Day

Jan. 30, 2013

SAN DIEGO - Come out and join the San Diego State women's basketball team in celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day when it squares off against the Air Force Academy on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Viejas Arena.

For the sixth straight year, the event will be held in partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education and will give fans the opportunity to meet and greet student-athletes from several of SDSU's 12 women's athletic programs.

The concourse outside of Viejas Arena will open at 12:30 p.m. and will include special pre-game activities, followed by the Aztecs-Falcons clash at 2 p.m. The SDSU women's basketball squad will also remain on hand to sign free posters after the game.

The San Diego County Office of Education has free tickets for children ages 5-13 that can be reserved by calling 858-292-3753. For more information about this event, please contact Christian Deleon, director of corporate and community relations for Aztec athletics at 619-594-0760.

National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebrates female athletic achievement and recognizes the importance of sports and fitness preparation for all girls and women. The day was named in honor of former Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman, who died in 1986 of Marfan's Syndrome.