|UTM alumni to celebrate tourney |
|Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 7:00 pm |
|UT Martin alumni, students and fans will gather at the Aerial Roof-top at 411 Broadway in Nashville to celebrate the Skyhawk women’s second consecutive trip to the Ohio Valley Conference basketball tournament at historic Municipal Auditorium. |
The reception is set for 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. Extensive hors d’oeuvres will be served.
The Aerial is a roof-top event space providing a unique downward-looking vantage point of the commonly celebrated Nashville landmarks. The space includes an indoor area with glass walls and ceiling as well as a 2,000 square-foot patio.
The Skyhawk women will defend their 2011 OVC Tournament title. The return trip to Nashville is the team’s third consecutive postseason appearance under the direction of head coach Kevin McMillan.
UTM earned first- and second-round byes in the 2011 Tournament, and beat Morehead State to advance to the championship game against Tennessee Tech.
The Skyhawks claimed an 82-76 victory over Tech to advance to the their first NCAA Tournament. Published in The Messenger 2.28.12