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IHSA Girls Class AA Super-Sectional held at SXU on Feb. 26

Winners of Joliet and South Holland's Thornwood sectionals go head to head

Chicago (Feb. 12, 2007) – Saint Xavier University will host the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class AA Super-Sectional on Monday, Feb. 26, in the Shannon Center, 3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago. Doors open at 6 p.m.

The winners of the Feb. 22 Joliet Township Sectional and the South Holland Thornwood Sectional will go head to head to win the Class AA Super-Sectional.

“We are very pleased that the IHSA will be holding the Girls Class AA High School Super-Sectional at Saint Xavier University,” said Bob Hallberg, Saint Xavier University athletic director and women’s basketball coach. “It’s great for the city and southwest suburbs to have some of the top girl’s basketball teams coming to the Shannon Center for such an important game.”

Tickets are $8 and open to the public. For more information, please contact Jason Fitch at fitch@sxu.edu or (773) 298-3256.

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Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Serving approximately 5,700 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

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