Daily Hampshire Gazette  – “The Amherst College Department of Athletics, in partnership with the town of Amherst and Amherst Recreation Department, held a National Girls and Women in Sports Day last Saturday,” reports a local newspaper, sharing photos of the day’s activities.

“Girls in grades 4–6 explored various sports led by the college’s women’s sports teams including: squash, basketball, softball, volleyball, soccer, tennis, field hockey, lacrosse, golf, cross country and track and field,” the report continues. “The event was part of the town’s eight days of Winterfest.”

Featured photos show young girls from the local community practicing skills in soccer, field hockey, tennis and softball on campus, with guidance from members of the College’s women’s athletic teams.