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Bennett & Richardson Selected To Play Overseas

Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: August 08, 2014
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MUNCIE, Ind. - Ball State women's basketball sophomores Renee Bennett and Haley Richardson were chosen to play for Global Sports Academy on a three-country European tour which runs August 10-18.

Over their nine-day trip, Bennett and Richardson will play in five games against various club teams in Belgium, Holland and France.

Bennett and Richardson, along with the Global Sports Academy, will spend nine days playing five games against various club teams in Belgium, Holland and France.  The trip also includes numerous sightseeing events and shopping in Mechelen, Brussels, Bruges, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Paris and Ghent.

The first game will be against Zonhoven in Belgium August 12.  Bennett and Richardson, along with their fellow teammates will then play Bredene-Ostend (August 14), Cobras in Amsterdam (August 15), Dessel-Retie in Antwerp (August 16) and Wytewa Roeselare in Ghent (August 18).

Bennett and Richardson will be joined on the trip by fellow Mid-American Conference player Erica Donovan (Bowling Green University), as well as Breanna Nauman (Tiffin University), Selana Reale (Malone University), Kaylee Patton (Tiffin University), Lindsy Snyder(Malone University), and Milica Toskovic (Dartmouth College).  The team will be coached by Pam Oswald who has spent the last eight seasons as the head coach at Tiffin University.

Since 1991, Global Sports Academy (GSA) has been arranging tours for college and youth teams from the United States and countries around the world to promote international competition and goodwill.  Not only do athletes learn valuable lessons through participating in their respective sports in other countries, but they also enjoy the experiences of a lifetime by being exposed to different cultures, languages, and environments and performing community service while abroad.

You can follow Bennett and Richardson on instagram: @GlobalSportsAcademy, Facebook:  Global Sports Academy and on twitter:  @GlobalSports_US. 

You can also log onto for scores, pictures and updates on where the team is headed.

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