On Tuesday, March 27, the Athletic Department is sponsoring an Eagle Nation Celebration at 7 p.m. in Kates Gymnasium. This event is free and open to the public and will allow everyone to honor the Ashland University women's basketball team and coaches as well as all of the student-athletes who have attained All-America honors during the winter sports season. This event will last about an hour.
This program, titled, "Eagle Nation Celebration," is free to all Ashland University fans. In addition to the women's basketball team, the school will recognize some of the student-athletes who have helped make this one of the most successful winter sports seasons in school history. Track and field's Ryan Loughney (Grahamsville, N.Y./Tri-Valley) won his second consecutive national title indoors and swimming's Julie Widmann (Littleton, Colo./Heritage) won the first individual national championship of her career. Student-athletes will also be recognized from wrestling and men's basketball.
The Kates Gymnasium concession stand will be open and the Ashland University Bookstore will have merchandise to sell.