I am a member of SAAC, which is the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. A couple representatives from each sports team at McDaniel meet about once a month to discuss service events, sporting games, and other campus activities. An important event that SAAC is in charge of is called DIII week. It is a week in April where we celebrate the athletes, and also thank the faculty and staff that support the athletes. This year DIII week is April 7-11th and here are the events that are planned so far:
-Monday April 7th is the Student-Athlete Breakfast. There will be bagels, coffee, juice and water from 7:30-11:00am.
-Tuesday April 8th, There is a Sports Psychology speech by Dr. Carpenter on Spectators and Performance.
-Wednesday April 9, There is a softball double header and it is the Faculty Appreciation game so there will be a BBQ for all faculty members.
-Thursday April 10th is the Tournament of Champions (I do not want to say too much about this because I will blog about it next week, but it is a FANTASTIC community service event)
-Friday April 11th, there will be a Student-Athlete Tailgate and a baseball game.
As you can see, there a lot of great events coming up for the McDaniel athletes! I am looking forward to it all and I will defnitely be blogging about it more next week after these events happen so stay tuned!