Saints to Hold Men's and Women's Basketball Pep Rally Tonight

Feb. 22, 2010

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - The Siena College Athletic Department in conjunction with the Student Senate will be hosting a Pep Rally tonight from 7:30-10 p.m. in the Alumni Recreation Center on the Siena College campus. Both the Siena men's and women's basketball teams and coaching staffs will be on hand as student-athletes and fans alike gear up for the MAAC Tournament.

All students, fans and alumni are strongly encouraged to attend. Students will have the opportunity during this event to get MAAC Tournament tickets. All other fans wishing to attend the MAAC Tournament are asked to visit the Times Union Center Box Office to purchase their tickets.

The men play their first tournament game on Saturday, March 6th at 4:30 against an opponent yet to be determined, while the women will open play on Thursday March 4th at 12 noon against Rider.

Additionally, both the men's and women's teams will be in attendance at the rally, with both head coaches Fran McCaffery and Gina Castelli as well as several student-athletes addressing the crowd.

The dance and cheer teams and Siena pep band will perform and their will be raffles and giveaways throughout the evening including a student vs. friar basketball game and much more.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and admission is free.