Jan. 26, 2010
Cullowhee, N.C. - Western Carolina will welcome home its men's and women's basketball alumni on two upcoming home dates against Southern Conference foes beginning on Saturday, Jan. 30 for the women and Saturday, Feb. 6 for the former men's players.
On Jan. 30, the WCU women's basketball team will welcome home its alumni beginning with a facility tour at Noon followed by a reception and lunch buffet at 12:30 pm. The Catamount women host Georgia Southern at 2:00 pm in the Ramsey Center, with the game to be followed by a special post-game reception in the Hospitality Room with head coach Karen Middleton and the 2009-10 Catamounts.
WCU men's basketball alumni weekend is schedule for Saturday, Feb. 6, and will tip-off with an alumni game in the Ramsey Center at 3:00 pm. Festivities are scheduled to continue at 5:00 pm with a tour of the Catamount basketball facilities with an alumni reception and buffet at 5:30 pm ahead of Western Carolina's 163rd all-time meeting on the hardwood with arch-rival, Appalachian State, at 7:00 pm.
Former Catamount basketball players wishing to attend their Alumni Day can contact the Director of the Cats' "W" Club, Steve White at (828) 227-2112 or via E-mail at email@example.com, to reserve complimentary tickets in the special Alumni section. There is also a special hotel rate at the Best Western River Escape Inn and Suites in Dillsboro (828-586-6060).
Audio and video from Catamount Coaches luncheon on January 26
Head Women's Basketball Coach Karen Middleton (AUDIO)
Head Men's Basketball Coach Larry Hunter (AUDIO)
Men's Basketball Player Richie Gordon (VIDEO)