LECOM has home-court advantage in debut of Erie BayHawks basketball team
|LECOM was a big part of the home opener for the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League. As the players warmed up, fans could spot the bold LECOM logo on the backs of the team warm-up jerseys. Players raced across two large LECOM logos as they chased up and down the court. |
In an opening ceremony that featured a video welcome by LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team welcomed LECOM Board of Trustee Chairman Michael Visnosky, Esq. and Provost Silvia M. Ferretti, DO. They joined the BayHawks owners and representatives from the Cavaliers and the Philadelphia 76ers at center court.
LECOM is the premier sponsor of the BayHawks, providing the team physicians through the College's Sports Medicine program headed by Patrick Leary, DO. Dr. Leary or one of the sports medicine physicians will be at courtside of every home game. Millcreek Community Hospital residents and medical students will be at the games to assist the physicians.
The BayHawks outplayed the Iowa Energy 103-93 capping the home opener with an exciting win.
December 12, 2008