KSU players thank Army team in post-game letters (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Lacrosse team presents handwritten notes of appreciation for military service
KENNESAW, Ga. (Mar 15, 2017) — The match had just finished. It was a tight fight Tuesday afternoon that came down to the last 30 seconds. The women of Kennesaw State University’s lacrosse team narrowly beat the Army team 15 to 14.
During the post-game handshake session, the KSU women had something special for their foes — handwritten, personalized notes thanking them for their military service.
It was a hard fought match followed by a sound display of respect, said KSU’s coach Laura Maness.
“It’s pretty much everything you want to see in sports,” she said.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.