Gallery: ‘National Girls and Women in Sports Day’ at UNCW

Noah Powers, Staff Writer

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UNC Wilmington and each of its female sports teams hosted National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Friday, celebrating with an event held in Hanover Hall. From The Seahawk‘s story on the event:

“National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebrates the participation of women in sports and honors the progress and struggle for equality in women’s sports.  

Friday’s event celebrated the UNCW women’s sport teams and gave young girls the opportunity to meet and interact with athletes and coaches from various teams including women’s golf, volleyball, tennis, soccer, basketball and softball.”

To read more about the event, click here. For a visual recap, flip through the photo gallery below:

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  • Senior Kayla Thompson works with a girl at the golf station

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  • Volleyball coach Amy Bambenek speaks to a group of young ladies

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  • A young girl dribbles at the basketball station

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  • Sammy C. Hawk at the softball station

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  • Cheerleaders teaching the young girls a cheer

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  • A young girl working on her tennis skills

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  • A young girl works on her soccer skills

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  • A young girl works on her soccer skills

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  • A young girl working on her volleyball skills

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  • A young girl working on volleyball skills

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  • The UNCW Cheerleaders teach the young girls a cheer

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  • A couple of UNCW softball players working on throwing with the young girls

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  • A young girl works on volleyball skills with members of the team

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  • A young girl dribbles at the basketball station

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  • Women's golf coach Cindy Ho works with a young girl

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  • The UNCW Softball team works with some of the young ladies

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  • UNCW women's sports teams and young female athletes gathered for a group picture at Friday's National Girls and Women in Sports Day event.

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