Lady Lions to host annual Whoopster clinic Saturday

University Park, Pa. — The Penn State Lady Lions will host their annual clinic for the Washington’s Whoopsters kids club members at 2 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 7) in the South Gym at the Bryce Jordan Center. Whoopsters will learn basketball skills from the Lady Lions, including passing, shooting, defense, ball handling, rebounding and layups. Following the clinic, the Whoopsters will join the Lady Lions for a pizza party.
It’s not too late the join the Whoopsters for this season. For $30, the club membership includes admission to all regular-season home games with exclusive “Whoopsters Only” seating in the endzone nearest to the Lady Lion bench. Members also receive an official Whoopsters kids club t-shirt, a chance to be the "Star of the Game" or "Kid on the Bench" during the season, a basketball clinic with the team, monthly newsletters, gameday giveaways to the first 200 kids and an official Whoopsters WBCA Pink Zone Day t-shirt. The Whoopsters are open to kids in grades 1-8.
For more information on joining Washington's Whoopsters, contact Lady Lion director of basketball operations Rachel Rito at (814) 863-2672 or email
The Lady Lions hit the road to face Michigan (Mon, Feb. 9) and Wisconsin (Thurs., Feb. 12) before returning to the BJC for the Third Annual WBCA Pink Zone Day. Fans will receive a Pink Lady Lion Basketball hat at the gates, while supplies last, and there will be a special presentation to honor breast cancer survivors at halftime. For information on Lady Lion Basketball tickets, call the Penn State ticket office at (814) 865-5555.
The 2009 WBCA Pink Zone at Penn State supported by Mimi Barash Coppersmith (formerly known as THINK PINK Day) will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15, as the Lady Lions take on Iowa in the Bryce Jordan Center. The game can be seen on The first two Pink Zone events have raised more than $50,000 for breast cancer awareness. This year’s fundraising efforts will benefit the Penn State Hershey Breast Cancer Institute, the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition and the Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund. For more information on the Pink Zone at Penn State, visit the official Pink Zone website at

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Last Updated November 18, 2010