L&N Donates $2 Million
The funds are expected to be divided between all Division 1 sports as well as upcoming projects. How the funds will help the volleyball program and their newly named arena has not yet been announced.
Concerns regarding donations and financial stability arose following the departure of Tom Jurich but it appears Vince Tyra and the UofL Fundraising crew has things well in hand as they continue to make UofL Athletics profitable and continue to find large donors.
Jeff Walz Named USA Basketball U19 World Cup Team Head Coach
His staff consists of Natasha Adair (Delaware) and Cori Close (UCLA). This staff led the 2018 USA Women's U18 National Team to a gold medal in the 2018 FIBA U19 World Cup.
The 12-member team will be selected following the trials May 16-20. Training camp is July 5-19. The U19 World Cup will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from July 20-28.
Why the ACC chose to play games on Easter continues to baffle me since regular season games are cancelled on holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
Golf is down in Greensboro in the midst of the ACC Championships. As of last night they sat 6th out of 12 teams and will continue play for the next couple of days. There have been no changes to the schedule as of right now but things are subject to change.
Rowing will be enjoying the Palmetto State today and tomorrow as they compete in the Clemson Invitational. Rowing does an excellent job of updating their Twitter account throughout the event.
Happy Friday, enjoy your Easter weekend, and Go Cards!