Today, Dr. Marlene Wall welcomed the US High School Girls' Basketball team from New Hope Academy in Maryland. The team, a winner of the 2019 GEICO tournament in the US, will be playing in Lithuania on November 8 and 9. During this trip, both Junior varsity and Varsity teams from New Hope Academy are visiting Klaipėda together with their coaches and the school’s principal, Ms. Joy Morrows. Their game with the Latvian basketball team is scheduled for Friday, November 8th, at 15:00. The Varsity team will play against the Riga team at Michealsen Centras at LCC.
Dr. Wall shared, “As a university that values student-athletes, we are excited to welcome this #1 girls' high school basketball team from the US to our campus. Welcome to Lithuania! We wish you all the best in your upcoming basketball season.”