to welcome-back reception for UST baseball team
A welcome-back reception
for the Tommie baseball team will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 3, in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium.
Coach Dennis Denning and
the players will talk about the experiences they had on a weeklong
trip to Havana, Cuba.
The players, who were
joined on the trip by the Rev. Dennis Dease and many members of
the St. Thomas faculty and staff, played two games against Equipo
Caribe, a team of all-stars from the University of Havana and other
higher education institutions. The Tommies won both games, 7-0 and
While not playing baseball,
the players had ample opportunity to experience many aspects of
Cuban culture, including a tour of the National Botanical Gardens,
conferences on the economy and education in Cuba, and salsa dancing
with their hosts from the University of Havana.
There also will be a highlight
video from the trip shown in the auditorium and snacks will be provided
in the foyer following the presention.