Women’s Basketball Hosts Annual One-on-One Event

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s basketball program hosted its annual One-on-One event with Drake faculty and staff members and the public on Thursday evening at the Knapp Center. Sammie Bachrodt and Michelle KrogulskiBecca Jonas and Kathryn OverburgMonica Burich and Robyn CooperKatie Van Scyoc and Carlyn CroweSara Rhine and Kristin MeyerHannah Fuller and Niki SmithBecca Hittner and Anisa FornoffBrenni Rose and Erin SmithMaddy Dean and Maria ValdovinosMaddie Monahan and Jennifer Glover KonfrstMya Mertz and Jill Van WykeNicole Miller, Chantel Osahor, and Amy KnudsenPaige Greiner and Annette Watson Each student-athlete was paired with a Drake faculty or staff member and introduced to each other at a dinner prior to the event. The dinner gave each pair a chance to share personal information and stories before introducing one another at a short program for the public on the floor of the Knapp Center. The program allowed the faculty and the student-athletes to introduce each other to the crowd. The duos used fun, creative ways to present each other and give the audience a chance to get to know the student-athletes in a different way than what they see out on the basketball court. Check the list below for the pairings. Drake women’s basketball would like to thank the following sponsors of the event for their generous donations for the one-on-one event. Beaverdale Confection Co. Christopher’s Restaurant Chef Monica Cupcake Addict Echo’s Cookie Shop Glorious Desserts Molly’s Cupcakes Scratch Cupcakery Subway The Drake University Bulldog Club will host its annual Tipoff Breakfast for the upcoming Drake men’s and women’s basketball seasons on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 a.m. in the downtown Marriott. The women’s basketball will host Grand View on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in the first of two exhibition contests. Print Friendly Version Prior to the program, the team hosted a dessert reception for the public on the upper concourse of the Knapp Center. After enjoying numerous delicious desserts from several, generous local businesses the action moved to the court for the program.last_img

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