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Get in the Game Luncheon Set for April 18

Courtesy: Saint Louis Athletics
          Release: 04/03/2012
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ST. LOUIS - The eighth annual "Get in the Game" Luncheon will be held Thursday, April 18, at Lorenzini's inside Chaifetz Arena. The event will be presented by The Boeing Company.

The reception begins at 11:30 a.m., with the program and lunch beginning at noon. Admission is free, although attendees will be asked to make a contribution to the "Get in the Game" scholarship fund. To RSVP, please click the link above or contact The Billiken Club at (314) 977-8180 or billikenclub@slu.edu.

The Get in the Game Luncheon, which was initiated in 2006, supports scholarship and athletic opportunities for female student-athletes majoring in business at Saint Louis University. Billiken Athletics co-hosts the event with the John Cook School of Business. The keynote speaker at this year's luncheon is Lisa Stone, head women's basketball coach at Saint Louis. 

"The Get in the Game initiative has raised more than $235,000 since its inception in 2006," Saint Louis director of athletics Chris May said. "This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and support female student-athletes majoring in business at Saint Louis University. We are proud to once again partner with the John Cook School of Business to present this event, and we thank The Boeing Company for its continued support of this effort." 

This year's recipient is Natalia Yacaman, a freshman for the tennis team. Past recipients are Breanna Lockette (softball), Jessica Van Nostrand (softball), Megan Nigbur (track and field), Katie Merritt (cross country/track and field), Natalie Gamez (field hockey) and the inaugural scholarship recipient, Mary Moloney (cross country/track and field).

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