Cardinal Athletics Showcase includes highlights, previews of NIC sports

The North Idaho Athletics Department is hosting its 2nd Annual Cardinal Athletics Showcase Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in the Coeur d’Alene Resort. The event will include presentations from award-winning members of the NIC coaching staff with preseason regional and national predictions for all NIC sports as well as status reports for fall sports.

Presentations include comments from team captains with a question and answer session. There will also be prizes, giveaways and a highlight video.

Please note the early start at 11:30 a.m. This event will be held in place of the usual end-of-the-month Booster Club Luncheon. Tickets for lunch can be purchased in advance for $12 from either the athletic department or the NIC Booster Club. Call (208) 769-3348 for reservations and payment information by Sept. 24. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $15.

Scheduled to appear: Wrestling coach Pat Whitcomb, (three national championships, 2007 wrestling man of the year, three-time regional coach of the year), men’s basketball coach Jared Phay (three-time regional coach of the year, back-to-back SWAC championships); men’s soccer coach Scott Moorcroft (three-time regional coach of the year, three-time Region 18 championships); women’s soccer coach Dan Hogan (two-time regional coach of the year, 2008 NJCAA third-place finish); softball coach Don Don Williams (2007 district coach of the year, 2007 national runner-up); women’s basketball coach Chris Carlson (back-to-back regional championships, North Idaho Hall of Fame Coach of the Year, 2010 NJCAA eighth-place finish); volleyball coach Colleen Frolich (2010 preseason NJCAA No. 11 ranked); men’s and women’s golf coach Derrick Thompson (2010 NJCAA 13th place finish — women, 2010 NJCAA 17th place finish – men) and cheerleading coach Dawn Smith.

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