A&M-San Antonio Hosts General’s Growl Pep Rally Jaguars Play Inaugural Softball Game

By University Communications

Tuesday, 02 09 2021

WHAT: In anticipation for the first-ever home varsity athletic contests in the history of Texas A&M University at San Antonio, the university is hosting General’s Growl, a pep rally to celebrate the inaugural season of A&M-San Antonio intercollegiate sports in Parking Lot 3 on the campus.  

WHEN: General’s Growl - Feb. 11, 6 p.m.; Inaugural Softball Game – Feb. 12, 2 p.m. 

BACKGROUND: The pep rally will be a drive-through event in Parking Lot 3, Thursday, Feb. 11, and will feature the softball and men’s golf teams, which made their debuts in road contests earlier in the week. The event will start at 6 p.m., with a media session set to begin at 5 p.m. 

TAMUSA’s Director of Athletics Darnell Smith will be the master of ceremonies for the event. University president Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson will also speak at the event. The pep rally will conclude with a performance by the Jaguarettes dance team. 

Thursday’s event will precede the softball team’s home opener scheduled for Friday, Feb. 12, at Harlandale ISD’s Tejeda Softball Complex. The softball games between A&M-San Antonio and McMurry University will be the first home varsity contest in school history. 


FOR MEDIA: There will be a media availability with coaches and team members at 5 p.m. Feb. 11. Media planning to cover General’s Growl can contact Adriana Contreras at 210-784-1115 or by email at acontreras@tamusa.edu. Reporters wishing to cover the game can contact Alan Wiederhold at 210-784-5516 or by email at wwiederhold@tamusa.edu.  

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio 

Established as a stand-alone university in 2009, Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a comprehensive four-year public university that reflects the culturally diverse, heritage-rich community it serves. Situated on nearly 700 acres in south San Antonio, A&M-San Antonio is a Military Embracing™ institution offering 30 undergraduate degrees and 14 graduate degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The University is home to the Henry G. Cisneros Institute for Emerging Leaders and the Cyber Engineering Technology/Cyber Security Research Center. A&M-San Antonio holds the Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Military Times ranks the University No. 35 in the nation for “Best for Vets: Colleges.” Visit tamusa.edu for more information. #onamission