Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Saint Mary’s hockey team hits the nets with Big & Little Pals

WINONA, Minn. — Approximately 50 youth and Saint Mary’s University students involved with Big & Little Pals enjoyed an evening of hockey at SMU Friday, Feb. 18. The group teamed up with members of the SMU Men’s Hockey team for some off-the-ice hockey training. The Pals had dinner on campus before enjoying obstacle courses, stick handling and shooting pucks. The evening concluded with an SMU Men’s hockey game vs. Gustavus Adolphus. Big & Little Pals pairs SMU students with first- through fourth-graders from the Winona community for a year. The pairs meet once a week for a fun mentoring activity.