Saints Travel To Mexico: August 17 - 27, 2003
The Siena College men's basketball team is in for the experience of a lifetime. On Sunday, August 17, the Saints will depart for Mexico City, Mexico, the world's third largest city, beginning a 10-day expedition that will wind them through the ruins of ancient civilizations to the modern day paradise of the Mayan Riviera. The journey, featuring five games against international competition, concludes with a six-day stay in Canucun.
|Mexico Trip Info
||Siena Team Info|
Mexico Trip Preview
Complete Trip Prospectus
Schedule of Events
2003-04 Roster and Bios
2003-04 Season Outlook
Saints Day-By-Day In Mexico
|Game Schedule (all times local)|
|Monday, August 18||Siena 105, Poly Rob 95||Recap | Box Score|
|Tuesday, August 19||Siena 78, National University 68||Recap | Box Score|
|Friday, August 22||Siena 102, LaSalle 65||Recap | Box Score|
|Saturday, August 23||Siena 97, Cahuamenos 60||Recap | Box Score|
|Sunday August 24||Siena 127, Club Mayas 59||Recap | Box Score|
The Saints board a bus for JFK Airport at 4:30 a.m., where they catch a direct flight to Mexico City. After the team checks in to the hotel, they will convene for dinner.
The team will tour the Mexican Capital during the day before playing their first game against Poly Rob at 8 p.m.
A half-day tour of the nearby Mayan Ruins is in store on the third day of the trip, as is the Saintsí second game against national University at 8 p.m.
The Saints enjoy their first break from competition and a tour of ancient Pyramids. After returning to Mexico City, the travel party will disperse for dinner.
The team boards an 11:45 a.m. flight for Cancun where they will spend the final six days of their trip.
The Saints enjoy fun in the sun before returning to the hardwood for an 8:30 game against the University of LaSalle (Mexico).
A trip to Isla Mujeres is in store for the travel party, where the team will play Cahumeros de Quintana Roo at 8 p.m.
The final day of competition provides perhaps the biggest challenge of the 10 days, as Siena takes on the Belize National Team at 6 p.m.
With the games behind them, the team enjoys two days of bonding and beach time before returning to the Capital District.
The team boards a 1:10 p.m. flight from Cancun to Atlanta and ultimately JFK where they board the bus back home.