The Cornell University Big Red Women’s Basketball Prospect Camp is inviting all girls 13 to 19 years of age who desire to play basketball at the collegiate level. This basketball prospect camp is set to run from 8:30 AM until 3:00 PM on the 20th of June. It is going to take place at the scenic Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York. Furthermore, this basketball camp will provide exceptional basketball players an opportunity to showcase their skills in front of the university’s recruiting staff. There will also be team drills and fundamental skill work. The camp registration fee which includes a Cornell Big Red basketball jersey is $165 per player.
8:30 AM – Registration / Check-In
9:00 AM – Orientation
9:15 AM – Warm-Up
9:30 AM – Morning Session
12:00 PM – Lunch
12:45 PM – Afternoon Session
2:45 PM – Closing Comments
3:00 PM – Camp End
This basketball prospect camp is an initiative of the Cornell University Big Red women’s basketball coaching staff. It is going to immerse the participants into a college-level training environment.
What to Bring to Cornell University Big Red Women’s Basketball Prospect Camp
- Athletic shorts, shirts, socks
- Spending money
- Basketball shoes
About Cornell University
Cornell University is a private, coeducational, land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant, research, doctoral university in Ithaca, New York. Its founders are Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White. Additionally, Cornell University is a member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) and the Association of American Universities (AAU). It is also part of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the State University of New York (SUNY). The university has seven undergraduate colleges. Cornell University is among the nation’s top-tier universities. In fact, it is 14th in the US News and World Reports Best Colleges 2018 rankings. And also, it is 29th in Forbes’ Magazines national rankings. The university has 14,300 undergraduate students. 48 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 52 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 14 percent. Correspondingly, the university’s student to faculty ratio is an astounding 9:1. In sports, Cornell University has currently 36 men’s and women’s athletics teams competing in the Ivy League of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. They are known as the Cornell Big Red and Carnelian, white, and gray are the universities official colors.
Cornell University Big Red Women’s Basketball Prospect Camp Organizers
The head coach of the Cornell University Big Red women’s basketball team is Dayna Smith, a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Coach Dayna Smith is now in her 17th season at the helm of the Big Red women’s basketball program. She is a bachelor’s degree in business management graduate from the University of Rhode Island. In 2019, Coach Smith led the Big Red women’s basketball team to Ivy League Tournament appearance. Then in 2008, she has led the team to an Ivy League championship. Additionally, Coach Dayna Smith is an inductee into the University of Rhode Island Hall of Fame.
Completing the Big Red women’s basketball coaching staff are assistant coaches Val Klopfer, Claire Mattox, and Joe Rutigliano. Caroline Nuckolls is the Director of Women’s Basketball Operations and finally, Ariana Abdulmassih is the student manager.