March 28, 2013

SHU's Annie Dreher and Shane Foley Speak with High School Athletes from the SCC

FAIRFIELD, CT (March 28, 2013) - Sacred Heart University junior Annie Dreher (Saugus, CA) of the softball team and senior Shane Foley (South Brunswick, NH) of the men's lacrosse team spent thispast Tuesday with approximately 225 high school student athletes sharing their experiences and thoughts on making the transition to the collegiate ranks.

Dreher and Foley, both team captains in their sports, spoke at the New Haven Athletic Center at Hillhouse High School to student-athletes from schools in the Southern Connecticut Conference (SCC).  The duo focused their talk around the experience of making the transition from high school to college as a student-athlete. 

After a general seesion, the two split out into breakout sessions for a softball and lacrosse question and answer session. 

Joining Dreher and Foley on stage was George Bedocs, the athletic director from Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden, CT.