Pitt Women's Basketball to Host Girl Scout Day on Jan. 21

Jan 20, 2012 Posted in Newsroom, Press Releases

PITTSBURGH - The University of Pittsburgh women's basketball team is partnering with the Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania and the Wounded Warriors Project to honor Wounded Warriors.

On Saturday, Jan. 21, Pitt women's basketball hosts rival West Virginia for its annual Girl Scout Day. Wounded Warriors in attendance will be honored at halftime and presented with gift baskets prepared by Western PA Girl Scout troops. The individuals participating in the project will receive a merit badge for the activity.

The Panthers and Mountaineers will tip off at 2 p.m. at the Petersen Events Center with check-in for Girl Scouts beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the lobby. Activities will take place on the Concourse and Club Levels. Admission to the game is $1 for this special day.

Pitt hosts ESPN College GameDay at the Petersen Events Center on Jan. 21, as well. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Girl Scouts, troop leaders and parents attending the women's game can also attend this special event prior.

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