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Thursday, June 17, 2021

* Incoming Students and Families Arriving for SOAR

Please welcome our incoming students and their parents to campus over the next week for the SOAR orientation program! SOAR is scheduled for June 18th, 21st, and 25th. Participants will be spread over many parts of campus, and your smiles, hellos, and help with directions will go far in creating a positive environment for our new community members. If you have questions during SOAR, please let an Orientation Leader know or contact the Dean of Students Office or Center for Student Engagement.

Congratulations

* Purple Aces Marketing Earns NACMA Best Of Honors

The University of Evansville Athletics earns two bronze level NACMA Best of Awards, announced by the organization Thursday during the virtual award ceremony. This marks UE’s first NACMA award since 2006.

Designed by Assistant Director of Media Relations and Creative Communications Emily McMillan, earning the honors in both the Promotion Poster and Static Promotion AD categories.

The 2020-21 Evansville men’s basketball schedule poster represented the UE Athletics department in the Promotional Poster category, while the promotional efforts for the Evansville Athletics Mobile App earned third place in the Static Promotion option.

Since joining the UE staff in the summer of 2019, McMillan has been the primary graphic designer for the department while directing most of the social media content on UE's primary athletic account and its individual sports accounts.  She works with the entire Aces external athletic staff to promote its sports on social media and in other mediums.

The National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrations provides the tools, training and network for collegiate sports marketers to successfully generate revenue, manage brands, and develop fans. NACMA is committed to providing education and resources for our organization and its members to be leaders in fostering inclusive environments for our student-athletes, colleagues and fans, while promoting and celebrating diversity in sports, the workplace, and higher education.

Athletics

* UE Men's Basketball to Hold Golf Scramble

The Aces Assist Club is set to hold its annual Aces Golf Scramble on Monday, August 30, 2021 at Rolling Hills Country Club in Newburgh, Indiana.

Space is limited due to COVID restrictions and those interested in participating are encouraged to make their arrangements early.  Registration is $600 for a foursome and $150 for individual players.  Champions Level members of the Aces Assist Club receive one complimentary individual entry while All-American Level members get half off of a single entry.

If you are interested in participating, please return the completed form that is in the event brochure linked above.  Please call the men’s basketball office at 812-488-2297 for more information.

On the day of the scramble, registration opens at 11 a.m. at Rolling Hills Country Club with lunch being served at the same time inside the clubhouse.  A shotgun start will commence the tournament at 12 p.m.  Contest, individual and team awards will be given out at the clubhouse after the final group completes their round.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available and include Hole sponsors, Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin and Cart.  Please reference the tournament brochure for full information.

* Tori Jarosz Named Women's Basketball Assistant Coach

Rounding-out its staff for the 2021-22 season, the University of Evansville women's basketball team has announced the addition of Tori Jarosz as assistant coach.

"I feel so fortunate that Tori has joined our staff. She brings great experience of having taken a stellar collegiate career at the mid-major level and turned it into a long professional basketball career," said Aces head women's basketball coach Robyn Scherr-Wells on Jarosz's addition to the staff. "Her mentorship to our players who want to play beyond their time at Evansville will be so valuable. Beyond basketball, Tori is the type of quality person I want mentoring our student-athletes. She is a winner on and off the court and I am excited for her to join our staff!"

Jarosz joins Scherr-Wells as the final addition to a staff that boasts an impressive resume both as players and as coaches.

Bringing a wealth of professional playing experience, Jarosz comes to Evansville after most recently signing with the Dallas Wings of the WNBA for training camp earlier this spring. The stint with the Wings was Jarosz's second in the WNBA with the Dallas team after originally signing in 2016.

"I am beyond grateful to Coach Robyn for this incredible opportunity to represent the University of Evansville. I truly believe in Coach Robyn's vision for this program, and I am excited to start working with her," said Jarosz. "This game has blessed me with so many amazing experiences, but the chance to begin my collegiate coaching career at UE is one that I am truly humbled by."

During her five seasons playing professionally, Jarosz has played for teams in Poland, Italy, Greece, Israel, Australia, Lithuania, and Puerto Rico.

Prior to playing professionally, Jarosz starred for Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Jarosz was named MAAC Player of the Year as a senior after averaging a league high 18.8 points per contest and recording 12.1 boards and 2.9 blocks per game. For her efforts with the Red Foxes, Jarosz was named to the MAAC All-Decade Team.

Jarosz brings postseason experience as well, having led her collegiate sides to four NCAA Tournament appearances and one appearance in the NIT.

On the sidelines, Jarosz served as coach of Player Development Hoops AAU in Briarcliff, New York from 2018 to 2019. Jarosz was also the director of summer league basketball operations at Club Fit in Jefferson Valley, N.Y. from 2012 through 2018.

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