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Princeton observes National Girls, Women in Sports Day, Feb. 5

The University's sixth annual celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day is set for Saturday, Feb. 5, at Jadwin Gymnasium.

Starting at 5:30 p.m., all youth under age 14 can participate in an Interactive Sports Expo hosted by Princeton's female student-athletes. Children will be able to try a variety of varsity and club sports offered to Princeton students, as well as learn about the "Science of Sports" from volunteers from Princeton's Teacher Prep Program.

Prior to the 7 p.m. women's basketball game against Harvard University, WNBA President Val Ackerman will deliver an address. There will be a halftime performance by the Excelled Gymnastics Team, and an autograph session with the Princeton women's basketball team will follow the game.

Faculty, staff and their families may receive free admission to this game by presenting their University I.D. at the ticket gate on the day of the game. Others interested in purchasing tickets should contact the athletics ticket office at (609) 258-3538.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Athletics. For more information on the event, contact Brie Galicinao.

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