COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Cougar athletics department is pleased to announce the promotional schedule for the 2015 volleyball season. The Navy and White will kick off their home schedule with Faculty & Staff Appreciation Night on Wed, Sep. 2 at 6:00 p.m. The event will coincide with the annual Welcome Back event sponsored by Student Engagement & Leadership.
Preceding the Sep. 2 match against Sinclair, the men's and women's basketball teams will be assisting the celebrity chefs by handing out hot dogs and other free food items. Columbus State faculty and staff are welcome to attend the match with up to two guests for free.
On Sat, Sep. 19, the Cougars are hosting a Youth Day, which will connect local school and club organizations with the Columbus State volleyball program. Match time is 11:00 a.m. v. Clark State. The team will stay after to chat to young fans. Admission for youth is only $1.00.
Fri, Oct. 2 will be Military Appreciation Night. All active and retired military with a valid ID are welcome to attend with their families at no cost. Prior to the start of the 6:00 p.m. match, the PA Announcer will acknowledge those in attendance for their service.
Wed, Oct. 14, will be Columbus State's All Cancer Awareness Match. The Cougars will be wearing pink during the match while fans are encouraged to wear pink to show their support for those struggling with cancer, and information about donating to the cause will be provided in the weeks leading up to the match.
Alumni of the Cougar athletics program are encouraged to attend the Alumni Night celebration on Fri, Oct. 23. Alumni of the volleyball program will be granted free admission and recognized on the court before the 6:00 p.m. match starts.
The final home match of the season is Sat, Oct. 24 at 11:00 a.m. against Lorain County, when the Cougar family will bid farewell to another sophomore class on Sophomore "Night".
As in past seasons, the Cougars will be available after every match to sign autographs or take photos in the gymnasium. Pick up a free 2015 fall sports media guide at the admission table or bring your own item to have signed!
All promotional events are subject to change, while additional events may be announced at a later date. For the full schedule, click here. For questions about any of these promotions, contact Julie Collins, Coordinator of Sports Information, at firstname.lastname@example.org.