NECC Observer

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NECC to showcase sports

Open House will allow opportunity to meet with coaches, athletes

Northern Essex Community College is holding its first athletics open house on Tuesday, February 19, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., followed by a home men’s basketball game.  Prospective and current students will have the opportunity to meet with coaches and student athletes.

This event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Lecture Hall A in the Spurk Building on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St. Northern Essex supports 13 sports teams including baseball, men and women’s basketball, men and women’s cross country, men’s soccer, men and women’s track & field, women’s volleyball, men and women’s golf and men and women’s Esports. Additional information can be found on the NECC athletic website.

Athletics Open House will be held Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

“Our hope is to showcase our numerous athletic programs for current and future students so they can see everything we have to offer,” said Dan Blair, NECC’s director of athletics and recreation. The evening will open with a welcome at 4:30 p.m. followed by speakers from the admissions and financial aid offices. There will be breakout session with coaches and current NECC student-athletes. At 6 p.m. attendees are invited to walk to the Sport and Fitness Center to watch the basketball game. Light refreshments will be served.

For additional information, contact Blair at 978-556-3820 or email him at dblair@necc.mass.edu