Friends of Athletics

Friends of Athletics members are alumnae, parents, and corporations who support Sweet Briar student-athletes on and off the playing field.  

Friends of Athletics History

Since its inception in 2001, Friends members have donated and raised funds to supplement the varsity sports operating budget.

Each May, Friends is the major financial supporter for the annual Varsity Sports Awards Banquet.

In fall 2006, Friends supported the induction of the charter class of the Sweet Briar College Athletics Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame honors special achievement by alumnae and others who have been associated with athletics at the College.

Friends of Athletics Mission

The mission of Friends of Athletics is to sustain and promote the College's commitment to sports by funding enhancements to intercollegiate athletics, including:

*team travel

*the annual Varsity Sports Awards Banquet

*communication to build enthusiasm and increase attendance at student’s games

*hosting post-game tailgates at home and away athletics contests

 

(updated Feb. 27, 2017)