George Mason will
play the University of Richmond on the court December 22 in the Governor's
Holiday Hoops Classic in Richmond. Leading
up to the game, the two schools fans will compete to see who can donate the
most canned foods and raise the most amount of money for the Capital Food Bank.
for the Classic food drive will begin on November 15 and end on
Fans can donate on campus at several locations or online to support George Mason's bid to raise the
most in support of the Federation of Virginia Food Banks. Monetary donations
are accepted in support of the initiative online at Mason Gives Back.
There are nine Mason sporting events on campus where
food will be collected. The first event is the Patriot Invitational, the swimming
and diving meet held at the Aquatics Center Thursday through Saturday, November
15-17. Food bins will be available at all Patriots men's and women's basketball
home games during the competition period, beginning with the women's basketball
game against Morgan State, Friday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the Patriot
Center. Two Mason wrestling matches held at the RAC on November 18 and December
8th round out the nine events available for food collection.
schools will be announced between the two games at the Governor's Holiday Hoops
Classic. The second game of the double-header is Old Dominion against the
University of Virginia.
Additional information can be found at Mason Gives Back.
||MASON SPORTING EVENT
|Thu. Nov 15-17
||M/W Swimming at Patriot Invitational
||10 a.m./6 p.m.
|Fri. Nov 16
||W-Basketball vs. Morgan State
|Sun, Nov 18
||Wrestling vs. Washington and Lee
|Sat. Nov 24
||M-Basketball vs. Boston University
|Sun. Dec 2
||W-Basketball vs. UAB
|Tue. Dec 4
||M-Basketball vs. UMBC
|Wed. Dec 5
||W-Basketball vs. Akron
|Sat. Dec 8
||M-Basketball vs. Northern Iowa
|Sat. Dec 8
||Wrestling vs. Navy