Phoenix Student-Athletes Finish the Year Giving Back

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: May 13, 2011
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The Green Bay women's volleyball team visited the Freedom House on Cinco de Mayo.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - Throughout the 2010-11 year, Green Bay Athletics has made giving back to the Green Bay community a priority for its programs and student-athletes. With some events organized by individual sport programs and others directed by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), Phoenix student-athletes have taken time away from busy athletics and academic schedules to serve the community in a variety of ways.

Over the past two weeks, the men's basketball team participated in the YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, the women's soccer team volunteered at the Special Olympics and the volleyball team visited the Freedom House.

During the year, Green Bay Athletics also hosted Phoenix FanFest, a volleyball clinic at the Oneida Recreation Center, the SAAC Teddy Bear Drive and two blood drives. Teams and student-athletes have also volunteered their time for the Salvation Army's Toys for Tots program, Danz Elementary After-School Program, Green Bay area Boys & Girls Clubs, the Slam Dunk Reading Club, Heritage Hills' Halloween event and the Jingle Bell Run for the Arthritis Foundation.

STUDENT-ATHLETES GIVING BACK

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Friday , August 28
Volleyball 
at Portland
12:00 PM
Toledo, Ohio
 
Volleyball 
at Toledo
7:00 PM
Toledo, Ohio
 
Saturday , August 29
Volleyball 
at Bradley
2:30 PM
Toledo, Ohio
 
Friday , September 04
Volleyball 
at Kansas State
12:00 PM
Manhattan, Kan.
 
Volleyball 
at UNLV
5:00 PM
Manhattan, Kan.
 
Saturday , September 05
Volleyball 
at California
11:00 AM
Manhattan, Kan.
 
Thursday , September 10
Volleyball 
at North Dakota
7:00 PM
Grand Forks, N.D.
 
Friday , September 11
Volleyball 
at Jacksonville State
2:30 PM
Grand Forks, N.D.
 
Volleyball 
at Drake
5:00 PM
Grand Forks, N.D.
 
Saturday , September 12
Volleyball 
at South Dakota
2:30 PM
Grand Forks, N.D.
 
Friday , September 18
Volleyball 
at IPFW
4:30 PM
Oxford, Ohio
 
Saturday , September 19
Volleyball 
at Miami (Ohio)
12:00 PM
Oxford, Ohio
 
Thursday , September 24
Volleyball 
at Youngstown State
7:00 PM
Youngstown, Ohio
 
Friday , September 25
Volleyball 
at Cleveland State
7:00 PM
Cleveland, Ohio
 
Saturday , September 26
Volleyball 
at Oakland
4:00 PM
Rochester, Mich.
 
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