Women’s Basketball Banquet Set for April 18

Head Coach John Barnes (Photo by Ron Stevens)
Head Coach John Barnes (Photo by Ron Stevens)

Fans are invited to attend the Youngstown State women's basketball team's postseason banquet at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on Saturday, April 18.

At the event, head coach John Barnes and the Penguins will reflect on the many accomplishments of the 2014-15 season, which included the program's second appearance in the Women's NIT in the last three seasons. The coaching staff will hand out awards for the team's Most Valuable Player, the Defensive Player of the Year, the Most Improved Player and the Newcomer of the Year. There will also be a video with highlights from the season.

Tickets are $25 per person, and student-athlete meals can be sponsored for $15. Doors will open at 3 p.m., and the introduction of the team will be at 3:55 p.m. The buffet dinner and program will follow.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel is located at 343 Via Mt. Carmel Ave, Youngstown, OH.

To reserve your tickets, email YSU assistant coach Brenna Banktson at bbanktson@ysu.edu. The deadline to reserve tickets is April 6.