WNE Athletics to Host Prospective Student-Athletes Fall Open House on Saturday

WNE Athletics to Host Prospective Student-Athletes Fall Open House on Saturday
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--Western New England University invites prospective student-athletes for the Golden Bears Athletics Open House from 8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Saturday.

Program features include a meet-and-greet session with coaches, student-athletes and Athletics staff; an opportunity to learn about the Golden Bear athletics programs and the life of the college athlete; explore the University's athletics facilities (weather permitting), including a focused tour of the Alumni Healthful Living Center; and learn about how student-athletes are supported in and out of the classroom.

The schedule includes the Athletics Open House from 8:30 to 9 a.m. in the Campus Center for registration and refreshments; General Welcome from 9-9:30 a.m. in Rivers Memorial Hall for the Athletics Program Overview with Director of Athletics Dr. Michael Theulen and Assistant Athletics Director Erin Sullivan; and Entering the World of College Athletics Session from 9:30-10:15 a.m. in Rivers Memorial Hall and other campus locations to visit with coaches, learn about student-athlete life and tour WNE athletic facilities.

Please register for the Athletics Open House or the University Open House, or both, by Wednesday. To register online, go to www.wne.edu/openhousereg, or
contact the Office of First-Year Students & Students in Transition at 413-782-1312, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

In a short time, WNE Athletics has established a Tradition of Success that includes, in part, over 100 academic all-conference selections in each of the past two seasons, 43 NCAA Division III tournament appearances across nine sports since 2001, 58 All-America citations since 2005, and 14 Commonwealth Coast Conference championships in just the last six years. In addition, WNE student-athletes are noted for their citizenship and volunteerism.

Golden Bear coaches, student-athletes, and administrators look forward to meeting you, showcasing the Western New England Way, and discussing some of the many wonderful opportunities that await you here at Western New England.

Don't delay, join us and learn how to Become a Golden Bear today!