A&M-San Antonio Hosts General’s Growl Pep Rally Celebrating National Student-Athlete Day April 6

By University Communications

Monday, 04 05 2021

WHAT:  The University is hosting the General’s Growl, a pep rally to celebrate National Student-Athlete Day. 

WHEN: Tuesday, Apr. 6, 6:30 p.m., on Madla West Lawn on the campus. A media session is set to begin at 5 p.m.

BACKGROUND: National Student-Athlete Day honors student athletes who have achieved excellence in academics and athletics, while making contributions to their school and community. The pep rally will be held outdoors on the lawn of the Madla building and will feature the softball, golf and e-sports teams.

TAMUSA’s Director of Athletics Darnell Smith will be the master of ceremonies for the event, with remarks from University President Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson and coaching staff. The pep rally will conclude with a performance by the Jaguarettes dance team and the Poteet Fightin’ Aggie Drumline. Local sports mascots such as Rowdy and Ballapeno will also be present.

FOR MEDIA: A media session with coaches and team members will begin at 5 p.m. Media planning to cover General’s Growl may contact Adriana Contreras at 210-784-1115 or by email at acontreras@tamusa.edu or Alan Wiederhold at 210-784-5516 or by email at wwiederhold@tamusa.edu.


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