Nov. 11, 2008
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Siena women's basketball opens its 2008-09 season against Syracuse Friday evening at Alumni Recreation Center at 7 p.m. Alyson Stoner from Radio Disney's Camp Rock will perform a dance routine at halftime and be available for a meet and greet after the game.
Syracuse received votes in the USA Today Top-25 Coaches' Poll on November 5. The Saints welcome back Syracuse head coach Quentin Hillsman and assistants Matt Luneau and Mary McKissack-Grimes. Hillsman and Luneau were assistants under Gina Castelli during Siena's MAAC Championship and NCAA appearance in 2001. McKissack-Grimes played for the Saints during the time (1999-03).
Stoner starred in Radio Disney's Camp Rock and appeared in Cheaper by the Dozen (2003) and Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005). She has also danced in music videos for Missy Elliott and Eminem.
Tickets can be purchased at 1-800-30-EVENT, at SienaSaints.com and at the door. Tickets cost $6 for adults and $2 for children (17 and under) and non-Siena students. Lil' Saints club members and Siena students receive free admission.