April 11, 2007
Stanford, Calif. - On April 15, 2007, Stanford Athletics will participate in Stanford University's Community Day, an all-day "open house" event. Community Day, which takes place every other year, welcomes more than 10,000 community neighbors to learn more about the university's 50 sponsoring student groups and departments across campus.
This year, Stanford Athletics' festivities will take place in Memorial Court where the public can meet Division I student-athletes and coaches, view exhibits, participate in interactive activities and collect giveaway items.
Participating programs include:
Stanford Football: Meet the players and receive autographs and photos in authentic Stanford football uniforms; learn more about summer camps, the April 28th Spring Game, and the 2007 football season.
Men's and Women's Soccer: Participate in a soccer demonstration led by the soccer team, learn more about summer camps and purchase Stanford soccer merchandise.
Wrestling: Get to know the wrestling team, learn more about summer camp, and view video highlights from the 2006-07 season.
Men's and Women's Fencing: Learn basic fencing techniques with members of the fencing team.
Synchronized Swimming: See how long you can hold your breath with a demonstration led by the Synchronized swimming team.
Women's Volleyball: Meet the team and learn about upcoming clinics; pick up posters, media guides and other give away items.
Men's Tennis: Learn more about upcoming tennis camps.
Women's Basketball: Meet members of the '06-07 Cardinal team and receive autographs, posters, camp info and more.
Recreation and Wellness: Find out more about Stanford club sports and wellness activities that are available to the community.
Stanford Red Barn Equestrian Center: A new participant this year, the Stanford Red Barn will provide guided tours of the facility.
For more information about Stanford's Community Day, visit communityday.stanford.edu.
About Stanford Athletics
Founded in 1891, Stanford Athletics is a member of the Pac-10 Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Its administrative and coaching staff is committed to offering a wide range of high quality programs which will encourage and facilitate all participants to realize opportunities for championship athletic participation, recreation, physical fitness, health and well-being. Stanford Athletics manages 14 world-class sports facilities including Stanford Stadium, Maples Pavilion, Avery Aquatic Center and Stanford Golf Course. Serving more than 850 student athletes representing 35 intercollegiate athletic sports programs, no athletic department in the country can boast the kind of success that Stanford has accomplished since the 1980s. With 76 NCAA team champions (the most in the nation), 52 NCAA individual champions (also the most in the nation), 12 consecutive Directors' Cup titles, and 64 Olympic medals since the 1992 Games, it's no wonder Stanford Athletics is widely known as the "Home of the Champions." For more information, please visit gostanford.com.