Source: Connor Sports
CHICAGO (May 26, 2016) – Connor Sports, through its Connor Cares initiative, will continue to expand their relationship with women’s basketball as a partner for the Tamika Catchings Legacy Tour that will commemorate the Indiana Fever legend’s hall-of-fame career and final WNBA season.
As the industry leader in hardwood basketball surfaces in all forms and levels of the game, Connor Sports has committed to a significantly increased focus on supporting women’s sports. The most recent expression of the support is through a multi-year partnership with the Women’s Professional Basketball Alumnae (WPBA). Through the relationship with the WPBA, Connor Sports became aware of the Tamika Catchings Legacy Tour to benefit her Catch The Stars Foundation and immediately recognized the tour as another opportunity to support the growing women’s game.
“I’m honored to have the support of Connor Sports,” Catchings said. “We’ve all seen the growth in women's sports, and Connor Sports' willingness to champion very talented women across all sports is truly appreciated. My final WNBA season is important to me and I want to make a lasting impact through the events of my Legacy Tour in local WNBA communities. I’m grateful to Connor Sports for helping to make this tour a reality.”
“Tamika Catchings and her hall of fame career and off-the-court poise and perseverance is a tremendous example of the spirit that is present in women’s basketball,” said Jon Isaacs, GM for Connor Sports. “The mission of our Connor Cares program is designed to proudly and publicly recognize all aspects of the sport. We can think of no finer ambassador of the game than Tamika Catchings, and it is our pleasure to support the Tamika Catchings Legacy Tour.”
Tamika Catchings 2016 Legacy Tour Schedule:
•Sunday, May 29 at Atlanta (3:00 p.m.)
•Friday, June 3 at New York (7:30 p.m.)
•Tuesday, June 14 at Minnesota (7:00 p.m.)
•Friday, June 17 at San Antonio (7:00 p.m.)
•Saturday, June 25 at Dallas (7:30 p.m.)
•Wednesday, June 29 at Chicago (12:30 p.m.)
•Wednesday, July 6 at Los Angeles (7:30 p.m.)
•Friday, July 8 at Phoenix (7:00 p.m.)
•Sunday, July 10 at Seattle (4:00 p.m.)
•Saturday, August 27 at Indiana (7:00 p.m.)
•Sunday, September 11 at Washington (4:00 p.m.)
•Tuesday, September 13 at Connecticut (7:00 p.m.)
About Connor Sport Court International / www.connorsports.com
More athletic events are played on Connor Sport surfaces than on any other sport flooring in the world. Founded in 1872, Connor Sports have established themselves as the standard for professional and collegiate sports. Since 1974, it has identified the original and authentic modular sport surface, continuously improved and patented to provide the highest levels of quality and performance. Connor Sport is proud to be the only sports surfacing company in the world that is independently audited and verified as "Zero Waste" and fully ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001 certified.
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About Catch the Stars Foundation / www.catchthestars.org
Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist and 10-time WNBA All-Star Tamika Catchings created the Catch the Stars Foundation in 2004. The Catch the Stars Foundation empowers youth to achieve their dreams by providing goal setting programs that promote fitness, literacy and youth development. Programs are targeted to youth throughout Indianapolis, with a specific emphasis on supporting and assisting under-served and low to moderate income communities throughout the city.