Mason Athletes Inspire Hampton Girls Basketball Team
Posted on 01/31/2018
Hampton MS girls basketball team

Members of the Hampton Middle School girls basketball program visited George Mason University, at Eagle Bank Arena on Sunday, January 28, to cheer on the Patriots basketball team as they hosted Fordham University. The Hampton Huskies had the opportunity to go down on the court after the game and shoot free throws, talk to the athletes, and get autographs.

Coaches Josh Kozar, Justin Bye, and Jamar Tyler expressed that they wanted to introduce their team to student athletes on the grandest stage. 

“It starts in the classroom,” Coach Kozar said. “We stress academics, and want these young ladies to know that extra-curricular activities like sports can further their education if they work really hard.” 

“The girls had a fantastic time,” said Coach Bye.  “It was a very close game. They were jumping out of their seats. I think it was the first opportunity for many of them to see a college basketball game in person; I’m happy we could provide that experience.”