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Women's Basketball Welcome Home Celebration Slated for Thursday

Last Modified 3:43 PM on Mon Jul 20, 2009

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By Jennifer Donovan

March 24, 2009—

The campus and community are invited to a welcome home celebration for the Michigan Tech women’s basketball team, who made it to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division II National Championship in San Antonio. The Huskies were defeated by Minnesota State Mankato Tuesday, in a hard-fought, 61-53 battle.

The celebration is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Wood Gym at the Student Development Complex on campus.

Expected to be present at the celebration are Michigan Tech President Glenn D. Mroz, Athletic Director Suzanne Sanregret, Head Coach John Barnes, members of the team, the Pep Band, and Tech’s mascot, Blizzard T. Husky.

Come out and celebrate an incredible season!

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Michigan Technological University (www.mtu.edu) is a leading public research university developing new technologies and preparing students to create the future for a prosperous and sustainable world. Michigan Tech offers more than 130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering; forest resources; computing; technology; business; economics; natural, physical and environmental sciences; arts; humanities; and social sciences.

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