Among the season highlights, the Phoenix men’s basketball team will host UW-Madison at the Resch Center on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Tip-off is at 7:05 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 2 at 11 a.m. Call Ticketstar at (920) 494-3401.
Alumni and friends are welcome to a pre-game gathering at The Bar from 5-7 p.m. A cash bar and light hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
Also, the men’s basketball team plays its first-ever game at the Kress Center this year, hosting St. Norbert College at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.
Volunteering is nothing new for Phoenix cross country runners, but being recognized for it, is.
Coach Mike Kline and company were recently honored for their annual work with the Jingle Bell Walk/Run in support of the Arthritis Foundation.
Green Bay Athletics launched its new and enhanced website this summer at GreenBayPhoenix.com. Select games will still be streamed live through the Horizon League Network. Worth checking out, even during the summer break from competition, are features including video coaches’ shows (a few minutes in length) offering preseason insights on various Phoenix teams. The new emphasis on video, spotlighted under the headline “Phoenix Flix,” will also be a resource for highlights, facility and campus tours, feature stories and behind-the-scenes access at both the standard and premium-user levels. More to come regarding premium-user levels in fall. To learn more, visit www.GreenBayPhoenix.com.
The Phoenix women’s basketball team dropped a 69-59 decision to No. 6 seed LSU, March 22 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Green Bay’s senior class finishes with program-record 107 victories.
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Most of you know that the Phoenix women’s basketball team was back in the national spotlight, again. But maybe you didn’t hear that many of the other teams were taking care of the competition as well:
Women’s Swimming & Diving team captures the Horizon League Conference title for the 5th year in a row. (Read more)
Men’s basketball finished the season with 24 wins, while senior Terry Evans was selected to participate in the NCAA Final Four Slam Dunk Contest. (Read more)
Two Nordic ski team members qualified for the 2009 NCAA Skiing Championships. As a team, the duo placed the Phoenix 19th nationally. (Read more)
Go Green, Go Green Bay!
The 12th Annual Phoenix 5K Cross Country Fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 18, at UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center. The run will start at 10:15 a.m., following the kids’ run at 10 a.m.
Participants can pre-register before April 12 for $15 ($20 on race day), $12 ($15 on race day) for UW-Green Bay students and staff, and $7 ($10 on race day) for the kids’ run. Entry forms are available at the Kress Events Center.
All proceeds will benefit the UW-Green Bay men’s and women’s cross country programs. Contact Coach Michael Kline, (920) 465-2950, for more information.
The Phoenix women’s basketball program is teaming up with Bellin Health to participate in the WBCA’s Pink Zone initiative to fight breast cancer. Green Bay’s Pink Zone game is scheduled for Feb. 21 against Loyola at 2 p.m. at the Kress Center. It’s also the annual women’s basketball alumni event. Women’s basketball alumni will be encouraging fans to where pink for awareness. Breast cancer survivors are invited to the Pink Zone game where they will receive a free ticket and a commemorative Pink Zone t-shirt. For tickets, survivors should contact the Green Bay Ticket Office at 920.465.2625.