Lewis & Clark to Celebrate Division III Week

By Rachel Levitsky
Sports Information Intern

 

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Lewis & Clark athletic department will be celebrating Division III week, April 8th to April 14th, with a number of events put on by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

Division III week was started last year to celebrate the “unique philosophy that equally values academics, athletics and student-athletes’ involvement in a full and rich campus life,” according to NCAA.org.

The athletic department and SAAC will also be partnering with the Special Olympics of Oregon to host a fundraiser dodgeball tournament for the Special Olympics, in which one Lewis & Clark team will be competing.

 

Lewis & Clark Division III Week Schedule of Events

 
April 11th:
  • Pio Pup Day, 6:30 PM, Pamplin Sports Center
 
April 12th:
  • SAAC Talent Show, 6 PM, Tamarack Lounge
 
April 13th:
  • Special Olympics Oregon Dodgeball Tournament, 9 AM, Pamplin Sports Center
  • Baseball vs. Puget Sound, 12 & 3 PM, Huston Sports Complex
  • Softball vs. Pacific, 12 & 2 PM, Huston Sports Complex (Senior Day!)
  • BBQ sponsored by the Pioneer Athletics Club 12 PM (until food is gone)

April 14th:

  • Baseball vs. Puget Sound, 12 PM, Huston Sports Complex

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