Houston Recaps Summer of Giving

Aug. 8, 2014

Cougars in the Community Blog | Video

HOUSTON--- With the new academic school year right around the corner, summer has just about come and gone. But while most college students used the summer to take a break from it all or get some much-needed rest from a stressful academic school year, the University of Houston Women's Basketball team spent its time giving back and getting involved in its community.

"We all had a great time this summer," said head coach Ronald Hughey. "Not only did we all get a chance to get to know one another, but we were able to get out and do some good things for a community that already does so much for us."

Your Cougars spent time at the Texas Children's Hospital, the Ronald McDonald House, Star of Hope, hanging with Harlie, Meals on Wheels, chilled for charity, and launched their original student-athlete mentor program.

Click below to watch a video recapping the Cougars' busy summer.

Since joining the program as its newest head coach back in April, Ronald Hughey and the rest of the UH coaching staff have been hard at work on the recruiting circuit.

The Cougars finalized their 2014-15 recruiting class a couple of months ago with the signing of guard Mariah Mitchell(McKinney, Texas), who was a three-time all-district team member during her time at McKinney High School. She joins Fatima Adams (Bryan, Texas), Moesha Kinard (New Iberia, La.), DeJah Joshua (Gary, Ind.), Janee Arnold (Tulsa, Okla.) and Sandra Davis (Odenton, MD), to make up the rest of this year's signing class.


Fans can take the first step toward the 2014-15 Houston Women's Basketball season by placing deposits with the Athletics Ticket Office at UHCougars.com or by clicking on the link at the top of the page. The deposit is not a fee and will go towards the cost of season tickets.


Fans can keep up with the latest in Cougar athletics by following us on Facebook (Facebook.com/HoustonAthletics), Twitter (@UHCougarSports), Instagram (houstoncougars) and YouTube.com (Youtube.com/UHAthletics). In addition, the women's basketball team has established its own official Facebook (Facebook.com/HoustonCougarWomensBasketball), Twitter (@UHCougarWBB), and Instagram (UHCougarWBB) accounts.

Houston fans can guarantee a place in history by purchasing season tickets for the first season in the new TDECU Stadium. Season tickets are currently on sale starting at just $140 as are Memorial Hermann Family Plan four-pack season tickets, two adult and two youth, for just $299. Lower-level reserved season tickets start at just $200.

Fans interested in purchasing Houston Football season tickets for as low as $140 for seven games can contact the Ticket Sales department online or by calling 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647).

Houston opens the 2014 season at 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29, when it hosts UTSA in the first game in TDECU Stadium.

University of Houston alumni from the last five years (2010-14) can purchase season tickets for just $125 (upper levels) and $175 (lower level) in specially designated Young Alumni sections with a multiplier of four times donations to Cougar Pride giving levels for the first five years after graduation. Young Alumni can purchase tickets here or by calling 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647).

Single-game group ticket sales for the inaugural season in TDECU Stadium are now on sale via the Houston Athletics Ticket Office. Groups of at least 10 or more can purchase tickets starting at just $21 per person to any of Houston's seven home games, including 2014 Fiesta Bowl champion UCF, by calling the Houston Athletics Ticket Office at 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or by clicking here.



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